Eats

Eat Your Heart Out: Cuisines, Drinks, Feasts, Recipes & Treats

Trits! Costa Rica’s iconic ice cream tub contains indescribably addictive cookies.

From Gastro Obscura Peel back the lid on a container of Trits ice cream, and you’ll first encounter a layer of crispy cookie. When your spoon cuts through the sweet, lightly salted coating, it’s like the satisfying first dip into a crème brûlée. But instead of custard, each cup of Trits contains vanilla ice cream …

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It’s It This classic San Franciscan ice cream sandwich is it, isn’t it?

What’s so delicious that everyone exclaims it’s “IT!”? It’s an It’s It, of course. These ice cream sandwiches, featuring two old-fashioned oatmeal cookies dipped in dark chocolate, have been a San Francisco Bay Area classic since 1928. Frome Gastro Obscura George Whitney, inventor of the It’s It, was known as “The Barnum of the Golden …

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The Wild Origin of Dippin’ Dots

This story of (sugary sweet) American ingenuity starts, like so many do, in a family garage. Just kidding, it actually starts at a Kentucky biotech company in the late ’80s.

SM Farmers Market

Have you visited your local Farmer’s Market? Not only will you find fresh food from your area, but you’ll see a huge variety of local vendors selling baked goods, handmade wares, and all kinds of artisanal goodies.