Sweet Rose Creamery, the small-batch ice cream shop with locations in Santa Monica, Brentwood and Mid-City, is heading downtown for the first time starting Saturday. Each Saturday and Sunday in July, Sweet Rose will pop up at Woo Souvenir Shop from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Saturdays the pop-up will focus on Sweet Rose's frozen treats such as ice cream sandwiches, fruit pops and fudge pops. Sundays will be dedicated to old-fashioned ice cream, with flavors such as salted caramel, old-fashioned vanilla and fresh mint with homemade chocolate chips, blueberry muffin, peaches and cream, Old Rasputin stout, and more. Woo Souvenir Shop, 209 S. Garey St., Los Angeles, (213) 687-4800, www.sweetrosecreamery.com.
Highland Park’s Good Girl Dinette is serving up pie for Independence Day revelers starting this week. Their pie shop pop-up will be selling cherry, strawberry and licorice-peach pies for $30 each. Good Girl Dinette has sourced the fruit for their pies from K&K Ranch in Long Beach and Givens Farm in Goleta. Preorders are encouraged. They can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (323) 683-2782. 110 N. Avenue 56, Los Angeles, www.goodgirldinette.com.
L.A. Creamery launched two ice cream flavors at Viceroy Santa Monica with a pop-up for guests. The flavors are Viceroy Manhattan made with brown butter toffee and Bulleit rye and topped with maraschino cherries, and Viceroy Absinthe Green featuring absinthe and freshly squeezed lime. In addition, Viceroy Santa Monica will have virgin options from L.A. Creamery including honeycomb, salted caramel and hazelnut chocolate truffle. The ice creams come in five-ounce containers and are $8 each. Viceroy Santa Monica, 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, (310) 260-7500, www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times