Tag Archives: ice cream

Mission’s 12th ice cream shop offers gelato on wheels

Coletta Gelato’s Antonio Massimini and Henri Waltenspuhl have parked their custom-made gelato bike cart in the entrance to Harrington Galleries at Valencia and 17th, bringing the total count of ice cream stores in the Mission to a whopping 12. It’s one of several pop-up shops that will make appearances at the furniture store this summer, except, Massimini said, Coletta Gelato...

Rolled ice cream shop to open, giving the Mission its 11th ice cream maker

The Mission will soon get a taste of the “rolled” ice cream trend when Rolled Up Creamery and Café opens inside of V16 Sushi lounge, at 16th and Valencia street, in a month. This will bring the number of ice cream producers in the Mission’s 1.5 square miles to 11.  Rolled ice cream is made by freezing cream on the surface of...

And now there are 10 ice cream makers in the Mission’s 1.5 square miles

Of all the calls, howls and squawks heard in the Mission, never has a breathe been spent complaining of an ice cream shortage. Why should it? There’s a parlor just around the corner The Mission, in just 1.5 square miles, boasts ten ice cream makers. “You gotta have your options,” said Melissa Loesgen outside the Mission’s newest addition, Smitten Ice Cream,...

The Mission Gets Another Ice Cream Shop!

A year after the beloved, Latina-owned Jocelyn’s Bakery departed the Mission after serving pastries alongside healthy juices for some two decades, it turns out that come October, 3566 20th St. at the corner of Lexington will reopen as an ice cream parlor and that its owner – much like the previous tenant – is a health-conscious, female entrepreneur with a sweet...

Smitten Ice Cream Returns to its SF Roots

The wagon set up on the streets of the Mission back in 2009 is poised to return early summer of 2016 as a full-grown ice cream shop. Robyn Sue Fisher, fresh from Stanford with an MBA,  began Smitten Ice Cream by selling frozen treats in the Mission district out of a Radio Flyer®. Since then, she has opened shops in...

EATING NOW: Beetloaf Sandwich, Curry Scone

Golden Beetloaf Sandwich. I’m sure all the sandwiches at Atlas Cafe are great, they’ve got smoked trout and roasted pork ones, but nothing haunts this vegetarian’s dreams quite like the Golden Beetloaf. The patty made from some mystery combination of mashed golden beets, spices, and vegetarian alchemy has a taste that is both savory and sweet, without being cloying, and...
Vegan Chocolate Covered Frozen Banana

Veganize It! Dark Chocolate Frozen Bananas

Sometimes life just gets a little crazy. Like when you’re packing up your house to move, your day job gets inexplicably busy, your second job starts picking up in ways you had only dreamed of, your dog gets a urinary tract infection and your new landlord needs to get into the house to deliver appliances when you’re still fast asleep...