Results tagged ice cream from David Lebovitz

I am such an idiot. I won’t tell you who, but years back, someone with a thriving restaurant on 18th Street in San Francisco alerted me to a great business opportunity nearby. Food-related, of course. I passed, and now the area is the culinary destination in the Bay Area. (Aside from the taqueria on Church Street across from the Afeway…) Although I missed the proverbial…

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More Scoopers!… Shauna puckers up for me. (…or is it my Super Lemon Ice Cream?) A tasty ménage-a-deaux of chocolate & roasted banana, from fudgy Fidget. Oh-la-la! Cindy’s on a French Vanilla sugar high (#31…to be exact). Sassy Radish licks the bowl clean when she spins her own scooper-duper frozen yogurt. Lisa’s almost up to 31 flavors! Tammy gives birth to the mother of all…

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Here’s my address book for the most popular and some favorite places for ice cream in Paris. I update the list from time to time, and for the most up-to-date information, check out my Paris Pastry app, which lists over 300 of my favorite places in the city for ice cream, chocolate, pastries, and hot chocolate. In addition to these glaciers, some of the pâtisseries…

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When I was finalizing the recipes in The Perfect Scoop, I was conflicted about something sweet. Even more so than I usually am. Some might call it a character flaw, but for me it’s normale. I wrote too many recipes and I needed to make room for all the sumptuous photography. I’ll admit once I got started I got a bit too eager and couldn’t…

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Do you want to know… The reason I’ll never have my own television program… (page 109) What a barely-there string bikini, high heels and world peace have in common with mango sorbet… (page 108) Why you might find me, nearly-naked, standing on your sidewalk someday… (page 141) The final installment of the trilogy, concluding my lifetime of disappointment… (page 88) Why I fear the ‘apple…

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Gale Gand is a terrific baker and her latest book, Chocolate & Vanilla, is a double-sided treat of a cookbook that’ll have you flipping the book over-and-over almost as much as you’ll flip over the chocolate and vanilla desserts inside! Last weekend I was invited to a birthday party, and as I flipped through the pages of her book, I was intrigued by the delicious-looking…

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During my recent trip to Italy, I joined an Italian friend of mine at a trattoria for a late night supper. As we hungrily ate our overfilled plates of pasta Carbonara and Cacio e Pepe, a local specialty made with pecorino cheese and lots of spicy, freshly-ground black pepper, and pondered our day spent searching down the best coffee and chocolate in Rome. Chocolate in…

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People come from all over the world to sip le chocolat chaud in the busy and cozy cafés in Paris. Here are some of the top addresses in town to warm up with a cup! Angelina 226, rue de Rivoli Métro: Tuilleries This famous hot chocolate salon is getting a well-deserved makeover. But no matter; the place is always packed-full of French society women and…

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Melissa’s list for Five Things To Eat Before I Die. While the last thing I wanted to think about when I got back from vacation was dying (well, until we hit le traffic bouchon returning to Paris on the autoroute), here it goes… The Salad Judy Rodgers Made For Me When we were both working at Chez Panisse, one evening Judy Rodgers asked me if…

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