Ice Cream Picks
As the season starts to heat up near your New Orleans hotel, the city offers many ways to cool down with ice cream destinations and shops. Check out Creole Creamery at 4924 Prytania St., known for their scoops, sundaes and shakes. The parlor features constantly changing flavors, many of which are inspired by local cuisine. Don’t be surprised if you see a beignet flavor available!
Angelo Brocato has been a favorite in New Orleans since 1905. You’ll find it at 214 N. Carrollton Ave. showcasing Italian desserts including gelato and tiramisu. Grab a biscotti to go with your granita (fresh, Italian fruit ice). Authentic recipes are at the heart of this institution.
Keep Your Cool
Ice Cream 504 can be found at 2511 Jena St. Small batches, delicious ingredients and traditional approaches are what make this parlor special. Using an old-fashioned churn, Ice Cream 504 also regularly changes flavors, but always offers gluten-free items.
Freezy Street Rolled Ice Cream at 2633 St Claude Ave. is known for transforming liquid ice cream to be into gorgeous frozen rolls before your eyes. Favorite flavors are funky monkey (chocolate and banana), strawberry shorty (strawberry and graham crackers) and cookie monster stuffed with Oreos.
Which will you try first?