Hawaiian Drive Inn, San Jose
Anybody who’s been in Hawaii has possible tasted shaving ice, a easy combination of finely chopped ice grains and an especially candy syrup of all the colours of the rainbow. This restaurant serves ice flavors like watermelon, fruit, bitter apple and tiger’s blood, and a strawberry combo with a touch of coconut. They’re going to be topped with condensed milk, in case you like – so you possibly can get pleasure from a style of heaven when you flip your head numb!
Open 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. day by day at 1095 Tully Rd., San Jose; hawaiiandriveinnsanjose.com
Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard and Fremont (and different areas)
On the opposite finish of the glacial spectrum is Italian ice, which is characterised by a combination of coarse ice particles. Rita’s gives an amazing model in basic flavors like cherry and lemon or, relying on which website you go to, weirder flavors like Bitter Patch Youngsters and “Unicorn.” They’ll additionally combine it right into a frozen drink or (Philly of us cowl your ears) high it with a wealthy dressing of frozen custard.
The Fremont location is open 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM Friday by way of Saturday, 11 AM to 9 PM on Sunday, and midday to 9 PM Monday by way of Thursday at 39006 Paseo Padre Pkwy., Fremont, CA 94538; For different websites verify ritasice.com
Milk Growth Ice Cream, Berkeley
What’s higher than an ice cream sandwich? How about an ice cream cake? Milkbomb sticks to a first-class collection of worldwide truffles—glazed, brioches, Portuguese malasadas, Filipino ube pandesal Barney the Dinosaur-colored, and extra—full of ice cream. You may get it coated in sugary child cereal and toasted marshmallow fluff below a blowtorch. The house owners present superior creativity by way of the alternation of ice cream flavors, having been fooled by activated charcoal, mint espresso mojito and durian imported from the Philippines.
Open Thursday by way of Sunday (verify the Yelp web site for present hours) at 2079 College Ave. , Berkeley; milkbombicecream.com
This extremely rated joint has made a reputation for itself with its basic burgers and garlic fries, however what some might not notice is that the milkshakes are high notch, too. They’re heavy, hand-spun frozen dairy bombs you can make much more luxurious with quite a lot of blends. Some swear by peanut butter and contemporary bananas, others Oreo cookies and toasted marshmallows, however for a one-of-a-kind expertise, go for a shake with everybody’s favourite post-apocalyptic snack, Twinkies.
Two areas at 146 Grand Ave. and 4101 Broadway, Auckland; Verify the location for hours, trueburgeroakland.com
Cauldron, San Jose
Originating from SoCal, this ice cream store impressed locals when it opened two years in the past with concoctions billowing in billowing clouds of freezing steam. Flavors change frequently and indulge your self in scrumptious choices corresponding to Vietnamese espresso, sable, milk, cereal and rose water. Ice cream is stuffed right into a “puff cone” constructed from a sweetened egg combination that resembles a scrumptious edible bubble wrap.
Open day by day (verify Yelp for present hours) at 1088 E Brokaw Highway, Suite 60, San Jose; www.cauldronicecream.com