Because Texas is a magical place, ice cream is an appropriate treat all year long. But now that spring has sprung, 'tis the season for enjoying as much of this creamy frozen treat as often as you damn well please.
While thick and classic custard and sophisticated sorbets will surely satisfy a sweet tooth, Houston’s ice cream scene runs the gamut with killer gelato, ice cream sandwiches, wacky and colorful toppings, and plenty of flavors that go well beyond the traditional chocolate and vanilla — some of which make ice cream for breakfast seem all the more acceptable.
The city’s ice cream chefs — yes, chefs — take the frozen dessert to a whole new level, debuting unique flavors like Craft Creamery’s cacio e pepe and pho; ever-changing, hard-to-get weekly drops by Josh Deleon’s Underground Creamery; or new vehicles with which to eat scoops, like Cosmic Ice Cream Co.’s ice cream bars. The ice cream scene in Houston is so good, even Spain’s Roca brothers, responsible for the three Michelin-star El Cella de Can Roca, had to get in on it. And so, it was only right to update this list.
Hey Mikey’s Ice Cream and Brain Freeze have been rotated out to make more room for newer additions, like the newest locations of Jen’s, Fat Cat Creamery, and Milk + Sugary Creamery, plus Lick Honest Ice Creams and the gelato at Dante’s River Oaks. Here are the 23 ice cream businesses you need to visit ASAP.
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