Two of San Francisco’s most popular local creameries are in the Mission District —  Mitchell’s Ice Cream, on San Jose since 1953, and Humphry Slocombe, on Harrison since 2008.

They share a taste for the exotic: Mitchell’s with fruit flavors like macapuno and lucuma, Humphry Slocombe with inspirations like Secret Breakfast, Jesus Juice and Boccalone Prosciutto. Both shops have lines out the door.

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Jon studied computer science and design at Stanford. He started photography in 2001, learning to shoot film before switching to digital in 2004. He lived in China for four years, where he worked as a teacher, DJ, and product manager at eBay. He moved back to San Francisco in 2007 and has been in the Mission ever since. He specializes in documentary photography, and loves capturing candid moments in the lives of fellow Mission residents.

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  1. Great photos! Making me hungry for ice cream and community. You should come up to Marin and eat at Fairfax Scoop. Vanilla Honey Lavender and Orange Chocolate Chocolate Chip are my favorite.