"Hi! Have you been to Cold Stone before?" the chirpy server asks. If not, gear up for a delicious, frosty experience. You can go for the menu choices, predetermined confections of ice cream and candy with names like birthday cake remix, breathless Boston cream pie, mud pie mojo, cheesecake fantasy, and chocolate devotion, or you can forge your own yummy path. Besides the usual Neapolitan trinity, the Creamery boasts a fabulous variety of flavors: white chocolate, sweet cream, and cake batter for starters. Your server plops a hearty scoop of your chosen flavor down on the slab. Then the mix-ins. Candied treats like Heath, Butterfinger, Snickers, M&M's, apple pie filling, graham crackers, honey, marshmallows, cookie dough, yellow cake, caramel, pecan pralines, or multicolored sprinkles are among those available to adorn your iced treat. Served in a waffle cone or bowl, your made-to-order dessert tastes like candy-coated angels dancing on your tongue. With shops scheduled to open soon in Coral Gables and North Miami, it seems that there'll be a Cold Stone Creamery ready to soothe the summertime heat just about anywhere you go in the city.
Readers´ Choice: Cold Stone Creamery