The word is out. My previous post about ice cream in Los Angeles has had an unexpected result. Along with all your suggestions, we have single-handedly solved the anorexia problem in Hollywood.
You know you’re getting older when you see these photos of the latest hot it-girl, Jessica Alba, and all you can think about is how much better gelato is than regular ice cream. I was hoping "Gelatissimo" was in Los Angeles, but alas, I looked it up in Google and it’s in Sydney, Australia. Another reason to visit Australia other than visiting the childhood home of Russell Crowe.
Yeterday I saw the Eifman Ballet ballet’s version of Anna Karenina at the Music Center and surprisingly, didn’t fall asleep. Tonight, I’m going to the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre to see some Brazilian guitarists. Tomorrow, I will go to Al Gelato on Robertson for their creme brulee gelato. Take that, Sydney, Australia.
So far, the best ice cream I ever had was in Salt Lake City, where there’s nothing else to do. Here’s Epicurious.com’s choices for America’s Top Ten Ice Cream Parlors. Where was your best?
I miss the Good Humor and Mr.Softy trucks of my youth. I never hear their familiar rings in Los Angeles. Did they ever have them in California?
Here’s a list of "the best" ice creams in Los Angeles. Any additions?
UPDATE July 5: Another choice for best ice cream— Fosselman’s.