Top 5 Ice Cream Stands in New England
Travel and cookbook authors Jane and Michael Stern travel thousands of miles for their popular Web site, roadfood.com, so we asked them for their five favorite places to get scooped.
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Ridgefield Ice Cream Shop
The vintage soft-serve machines quite simply define chocolate and vanilla at their simple best.
680 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT; 203-438-3094
Gray’s Ice Cream
Gray’s must-haves are ginger and coffee. The former packs an eye-opening bite from bits of ginger root, while the latter is just-right sweet.
16 East Road, Tiverton Four Corners, Tiverton, RI. 401-624-4500; graysicecream.com
Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream
Ah, burnt-sugar ice cream. Seconds must include Mexican chocolate, khulfi, and banana-cinnamon.
1255 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA. 617-492-7021; christinasicecream.com
Bishop’s Ice Cream
Check out “Bishop’s Bash”: chocolate chips, nuts, and brownie chunks in dark chocolate.
183 Cottage St., Littleton, NH; 603-444-6039; bishopshomemadeicecream.com
Hodgman’s Frozen Custard
Big on classics such as a sundae royale featuring hot fudge, sliced bananas, whipped cream, nuts, and a cherry.
1108 Lewiston Road, New Gloucester, ME; 207-926-3553