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Patch Picks: Ice Cream

Ice cream is a great way to stay cool in this heat. Stop in at one of these local ice cream shops.

Patch Picks: Ice Cream

1. Ring Mountain Creamery Café

Who needs Italy when you can find gelato at . Over 48 ice cream flavors and 22 gelatos, two sorbets and 24 choices of super-premium ice cream. 

2. Dairy Queen Grill and Chill

With tons of ice cream choices, you can’t go wrong with . (Here's a hint: It's so good there are two in Eagan.) From their famous Blizzards to chocolate dipped cones to a simple Dilly Bar, Dairy Queen has it all. Like them on Facebook to find out the latest monthly Blizzard flavors and to receive discounts.

3. Culver’s

Stop in for some fresh frozen custard. ice cream is made with real Wisconsin dairy and is prepared in small batches throughout the day. Check the flavor of the day.

4. Cold Stone Creamery

Like it (5 oz), love it (8 oz), and gotta have it (12 oz) are the cup sizes customers can chose from as they watch their ice creations develop before their eyes on a frozen granite stone. Choose from Signature Creations or create your own favorite.

5. Izzy’s Ice Cream Café (St. Paul)

Though  Izzy's is in St. Paul (2034 Marshall Avenue,) take the drive out to home of over 31 flavors of ice cream, sorbet, or non-dairy ice creams at any one time. Another cool fact about Izzy’s? They’re working on becoming the first community-supported solar ice cream shop in the U.S. by generating 30 percent of their peak electrical power demand through a new solar energy system. Check out Flavor Up on their website – click and find out what flavors they’re serving for the day. Like them on Facebook.

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