Sunday, May 10, 2009

Larry's Ice Cream

I love ice cream. You could say that I rarely meet a scoop that I don't like. Larry's Ice Cream is a tiny Dupont Circle shop tucked below ground level. True to its name, it dishes up homemade ice cream in unique flavor combinations. I don't know if the guy serving the ice cream is named Larry but he's not all that friendly. People on Yelp call him the Ice Cream Nazi because he's known to be tough on indecisive customers. Regardless, the ice cream is worth the trouble.

I ordered a scoop of the cinnamon cookie dough. Larry doesn't mess around with his cookie dough. He puts giant chunks of dough in the mix with a generous dash of cinnamon. Hooray!

I'm pretty sure that B got the Peppermint but I didn't get to taste it (he must have really liked it!).

Second Thoughts from B

Look, even bad ice cream is pretty good. It can satisfy a sweet tooth, bring back childhood memories, or provide a cool and creamy treat that takes the bite out of a hot summer night. And for those of us who remember the 90's with pubescent wonder, ice cream is the answer to all of life's problems--as taught to us by Jim, Cindy, Brandon, and Brenda Walsh and friends.

Magical cure-all properties or no, Larry's Ice Cream is special. First off, there is no doubt that this stuff is made fresh as it cannot be mistaken for something that you bought at the store and pulled out of your freezer at home. Secondly, while many of the standard flavors are available, Larry whips up creative combinations as well. With 20-30 flavors to choose from, everyone should be able to find what they're looking for. So for a few bucks you can have that same perfectly smooth and creamy dessert without spending the past hour making your arm sore cranking away on that wooden barrel with the salt...
Larry's Cookies & New York Ice Cream on Urbanspoon

1 comment:

cc said...

I must agree I love Larry's! Try the fried ice cream very yummy!