FYI Philly: July 13, 2013 Ice Cream Social

July 9, 2013 12:24:03 PM PDT
You're invited to our first annual Ice Cream Social! An entire show an ode to ice cream, and other amazing frozen treats! From creamy to exotic, from vegan to laced with liquor, to ice cream entrepreneurs who are serving up a scoop of social change! We are your guide to where to find the best frozen desserts in Philly. Visit FYI Philly on Facebook

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Little Baby's
Little Baby's Ice Cream World Headquarters
2311 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125
267.687.8567
Little Baby's Ice Cream Cedar Park Embassy
4903 Catharine Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19143
215.921.2100
www.littlebabysicecream.com/
Little Baby's also has 4 traveling trikes and you can buy by the pint at specialty grocers. 40% of Little Baby's menu is non-dairy, coconut-based vegan varieties.

Here are some other places you can enjoy frozen desserts that are dairy free!

Franklin Fountain
(vegan ice cream, milk shakes, floats and sundaes. They even have vegan whipped cream!)
116 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215.627.1899
www.franklinfountain.com

Capogiro Gelato Artisans
(all of the sorbettos are vegan)
117 S. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215.636.9250

119 S. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215.351.0900

3925 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215.222.0252
www.capogirogelato.com/

Bashful Banana Bakery & Caf?
(it's just bananas, nothing more, except for other fruits should you choose to add them. They've got vegan baked goods and vegan dinner and lunch dishes too!)
944 Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ 08266
609.398.9677
www.bashfulbananacafe.com/

BOOZY GRANITA

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
111 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215.563.4810
www.davios.com
Serving boozy granita until August 31st
*lemon verbena w/ limoncello
*strawberry w/ vodka & honey
*hibiscus blossom w/ agave tequila

FROZEN YOGURT

NAVE` Frozen Yogurt
1925 Norristown Road
Maple Glen, PA 19002

LOW FAT ICE CREAM

THE LITE CHOICE
16th Street (between Walnut & Locust)
Rittenhouse Square
267.909.8023
www.thelitechoice.com
low fat ? low cal ? no hormones

A SCOOP OF SOCIAL CHANGE

BROWN BETTY'S DESSERT BOUTIQUE
722 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
www.brownbettydesserts.com
They have a new bike that offers ice cream sandwiches made with TAHARKA BROS. Ice Cream ? A Baltimore-based BENEFIT Corporation (for profit) that is majority owned And operated by urban young men from the community under the age of 24 To teach empowerment and entrepreneurship.

WHIRLED PEACE FROZEN YOGURT
4321 Main Street
Manayunk, PA 19127
www.whirledpeaceforyo.com
215.487.0489
*they started with an environmental awareness program ? And now frequently give a small portion of the proceeds to various local charities.

MAKE YOUR OWN GELATO !!

CELEBRITY PASTRY CHEF ROBERT BENNETT
Classic Cake
Short Hills Towne Center
480 Evesham Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
856.751.5448
www.classiccake.com

Chocolate Gelato Recipe
2c. lowfat or non-fat milk
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. non fat dry milk
8 egg yolks
6 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 c. half-and-half
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Bring the milk, non fat dry milk, and half of the sugar to a boil.
Whip the remaining sugar with the yolks.
Slowly stream the hot mixture into the sugar/yolk mixture.
Return to the heat and stir constantly over a med. heat.
When the mixture thickens, immediately remove from the heat, stir in the chopped chocolate, melt thoroughly and strain into a chilled bowl.
Add the half-and-half and vanilla.
Place in a pre-chilled ice cream machine, and churn according to manufacturers suggestion.


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