Ice Cream Bar: Adult Ice Cream and Sorbet

It’s 5 pm somewhere on a hot afternoon. You want something cool and sweet like ice cream, but you also want a drink. Now you don’t have to choose. Introducing The Ice Cream Bar, adult ice cream and sorbet. From the creators of Frozen Pints, the treats were inspired by classic cocktails and modern mixology, […]

Frozen Pints Introduces New Flavor

From the people who invite you to have your beer and eat it too comes a new craft beer ice cream, just in time for spring. Introducing Strawberry Sofie, the latest flavor from Frozen Pints. It’s a partnership between the Atlanta-based company and Chicago’s Goose Island Brewery. Sofie is a sparkling Belgian farmhouse ale that […]

Frozen Pints: Craft Beer Ice Cream

A new Atlanta-based company is inviting you to have your beer and drink it too. Introducing Frozen Pints, a cool treat that combines two favorites: ice cream and craft beer. The idea to make ice cream with beer started as an accident – during a party someone spilled beer near the ice cream maker. Since […]

Ice Cream with a View

The Amateur Gastronomer spent the month of August in Provence, France.  This is one of a series of articles on the region. I’m going to let you in on a secret: the best ice cream in western, or perhaps all of Provence.  But you have to promise not to tell anyone so it won’t get […]

RM Seafood’s Ice Cream Tasting Game

Continued from Eating Las Vegas “No one has ever gotten all 16 flavors right.  Very few have guessed even half correctly.” A tip — or maybe a dare — from our server at Rick Moonen’s RM Seafood, as he placed our dessert on the table. The dessert: Rick’s Tasting Game.  It’s a platter of 16 […]

Great Bites at 8 oz. Burger Bar

With overpriced and underwhelming steak restaurants opening up in South Florida on what seems like a monthly basis, it’s nice to see a new restaurant keep beef uncomplicated and affordable — and most importantly, tasting good. 8 oz. Burger Bar in Miami Beach does just that.  Executive Chef Govind Armstrong (best known in SoBe as […]

Strolling on the Ile Saint-Louis

It’s in the middle of Paris, yet many visitors I’ve spoken with say they’re not familiar with it. The Ile Saint-Louis is a small island in the Seine right next to the Ile de la Cite. To get there, walk around the back of Notre Dame and you’ll see a small bridge connecting the two […]