Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: Sweet Treats Around Town

Where to get the best custard, ice cream and gelato in town

07/25/2016 By Alice Levitt

Doughnut Dilemma

Lee's Creamery Ice Cream Hits the Heights

There's a new locavore creamery in town and it's already expanding.

07/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

I Scream

Is Healthy Ice Cream Too Good to Be True?

Arctic Zero is no Ben & Jerry's, that's for sure.

07/06/2016 By Hala Daher

Spice Road

Persian Ice Cream Sandwiches in Little India

Super Vanak International Food Market & Deli is the place to get'em.

06/24/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Sweetest Thing

Sugar Rush: Kwality Ice Cream

A New Jersey-based ice cream chain unleashes its Indian flavors on the Mahatma Gandhi District.

04/20/2016 By Alice Levitt

Spicy and Sweet

A Taste of Korea in Katy

Hoodadak and Cocohodo bring Korean-style fried chicken and sweets, respectively, to a single building in the 'burbs.

03/29/2016 By Alice Levitt

On a Roll

Rolling Ice Cream Is Finally Here!

Class 502 brings the popular Thai dessert to Houston.

03/28/2016 By Mai Pham

So Weird It's Good

Sugar Rush: Ice Cream Burrito at Gelato Cup

A Chinatown gelateria offers its own version of a Tex-Mex fave.

01/06/2016 By Alice Levitt

Frozen Favorites

Bernie's Burger Bus Churns Out "Doughnut Milk" Ice Cream

Chef Justin Turner pairs up with Hugs & Donuts and Katz Coffee for the sweet new treat.

11/12/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Why not waffles

Celebrate Out of the Box: Waffle Wednesday

Get over Hump Day with a decadent treat from Cloud 10 Creamery complete with house-made waffles.

08/26/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cool It

A Cool Clash of Cultures at Magnolia's Ice Cream

Kool-Aid pickles, Frito pies, mangonadas and more mix at this Second Ward favorite.

08/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

I Scream You Scream

Celebrate Out of the Box: National Ice Cream Month

The scoop on where to enjoy Houston's best frozen treats this summer, from sandwiches to shakes.

07/08/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Recipe

Making Homemade Ice Cream with Fat Cat Creamery’s Sarah Johnston

The owner of the artisanal ice cream shop shares her secrets.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Todd Spoth

I scream

Boo Bell: Nationwide Recall of Beloved Brenham Ice Cream Hits Home

Blue Bell issues a voluntary recall of its ice cream nationwide and Houston stores act fast.

04/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

I scream

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over: Blue Bell Returns to Stores

H-E-B has started stocking the beloved Brenham-based ice cream once again.

04/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

Fat Cat Creamery Now Offering Delivery Service

Why wait for the ice cream truck?

01/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

The Closest You Can Get to Ice Cream Heaven is Cloud 10

The winter flavors are everything you'd want in a cold, creamy treat.

01/28/2015 By Natalie Harms

Editor’s Picks

Sweet Treats: Houston’s 10 Best Ice Cream Shops

Keep cool this summer with the city’s best ice cream, custard, and gelato.

08/03/2014 By Phaedra Cook and Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

Where to Get Truly Great Gelato

Finding the Italian favorite in Houston isn't as easy as it seems.

06/24/2014 By Silvia Pera

Sweet Treats

Cool, Creamy Custard at Culver's

Treat yourself to something cold and sweet when it's hot and horrible outside.

06/19/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt