Summer is the gift that keeps on giving; heat strokes, sun burns, sweat smelling clothes, and the constant need to go to the bathroom every two minutes due to a filled bladder, well, good times all around. It’s important to stay hydrated during the summer, says Dr. Dorothy Dexter, who offers tips on that front that can be found here. There’s very low resistant when wanting to eat or drink something cold when the heat makes things unbearable after one hour outside. Beijing has seen a slow boom in gourmet foods and ice creams is one area that gives the a unique take to the must have food item during summer.
Here’s a list of some of the best gourmet ice creams you can find around town:
Why go to Italy when a scoop of Italy can be found right here? Head over to this gelateria and chocolatier for creamy, heavenly gelato. The humane treatment of chocolate can be found in this amazing place that helps to revive the platter from the constant mistreatment you might have indulge in to get an ice cream fix.
What started as an online business has now a small outlet store at the Central Park area. The unique and intriguing flavors sets this gelato store apart from the rest. The scoops are just as generous and wonderfully melts in your mouth.
This Haidian store is a hidden gem that is very much a must try if ever in Haidian District. The mouthwatering colors on display do match up in taste and sight. The scoops are worth every jiao in size and the numerous flavors that are absolutely velvet delights when rolling around your mouth.
Good luck trying to get your kids out of this store. The other stores don’t have the cuteness overload factor like this store’s presentation of the gelato’s on a stick. From panda designed to love heart shaped gelato this is bound to be a big hit with the little ones. The feel of the popsicle meet gelato goes a long way to make a memorable treat.
Wondermilk’s signature product is frozen yogurt that sells other dairy products such as iced coffee, cream puddings, ice creams, and more. There aren’t many flavors as the frozen yogurt but the creaminess of the ice creams make this a good pit stop to getting that cooling deliciousness.
Photo courtesy of Vivi Dolce.