Eight Great Ice Cream Parlors In and Around
The Bay Area is brimming with artisanal ice cream shops, which feature everything from classic gelato to unusual tropical fruits to Adrià-worthy flavor pairings. Here are eight of our favorite places to enjoy the quintessential summer treat.
It takes a fair amount of bravado to open a gelato shop just down the road from Fenton’s, but that’s what Argentinean owner Federico Murtagh did a mere four months ago, and the results are impressive. The strong Italian influence in Murtagh’s hometown of Buenos Aires has long made it the hands-down gelato capital of South America, and this pedigree shines through in an impeccable lemon-mint, as well as California-friendly green tea, ginger, and cardamom.