Episode 7 — Ice Cream
2790 Harrison St., San Francisco, CA 94080
Run by an accomplished pastry chef, this San Francisco-area ice cream shop produces an eclectic variety of gourmet flavors.
Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream
632 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222
These ice cream makers offer simple, classic flavors from an array of tightly controlled sources and fresh, high quality ingredients.
The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck
Broadway & 17th St. (often), New York, NY
This NYC soft serve ice cream truck doles out the usual chocolate and vanilla varieties topped with not-so-standard toppings, like wasabi pea dust, elderberry syrup, and curried coconut.
Lula's Sweet Apothecary
516 E. 5th St., New York, NY 10009
It may look like your average ice cream parlor, but this place only serves vegan ice creams made from soy, rice or cashew milk.
Il Laboratorio del Gelato
95 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002
This tiny NYC gelateria is known for its extreme flavors, sporting over 200 variations that range from seasame seed to green tea.
Morelli's Ice Cream
749 Moreland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316
Recognized for making kulfi, a rare Indian variant of ice cream, this shop also serves delicious classics.
Smitten Ice Cream
San Francisco, CA
On the streets of San Francisco, this little red ice cream wagon produces instant ice cream in under 30 seconds.
Episode 8— Meatballs
The Meatball Shop
84 Stanton St., New York, NY 10002
Run by a classically trained chef, this vintage-style Manhattan shop is devoted to all things meatball.
348 Congress St. #101, Boston, MA 02210
This retro-themed Boston bar serves up old-fashioned cocktails and tasty hors d'oeuvres.
1917 Ridgelake Dr., Metairie, LA 70001
Just outside NOLA, this big easy eaterie combines Italian and Creole cuisines.
900 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124
Run by popular chef Susan Spicer, this NOLA restaurant focuses on Asian fusion, combining Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese elements.
Ruthy's Bakery @ Chelsea Market
75 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10011
Located at NYC's Chelsea Market, this little bakery makes a variety of sweet treats, including their adorable, decorative cupcakes.
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