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Don't swelter: Here are a dozen L.A. ice cream shops to help you cool off
Don't swelter: Here are a dozen L.A. ice cream shops to help you cool off

It’s summer, if you haven’t noticed, and though ice cream is a year-round treat, it’s especially sweet when the sun shines without mercy. Frozen yogurt and shaved ice are nice, but you and I both know true happiness comes with more butterfat than that. Los Angeles is full of top-notch ice cream, with destination shops almost anywhere you’re willing to drive. Many of these are part of a new wave characterized by salted caramel and Twitter accounts, with monomaniacal artisans taking daily cues from what’s growing in the garden. Flavors rotate, mostly for our benefit. Twenty-first-century Los Angeles is a great place to be an ice cream fiend. Here’s the...

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