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archiveFat Thursday

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We sort of forgot about Fat Tuesday (or Mardi Gras) It was freezing cold and snowy here in Philadelphia. It will mostly be freezing cold and snowy on Thursday as well. But as a special Thurd Thursdee treat for you all we’re introducing to you… Our two newest Fat Tuesday inspired flavors: King Cake and […]

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archiveShould Lil B Make Special Little Baby’s emoji?

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Lil B and Little Baby’s, Ice Cream Dream Team

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archiveCan You Name Your Children Foodie Things?

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Children are being named everything these days. There are babies named Brooklyn. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin named their baby Apple. Bono and The Edge from the band U2 have babies named Memphis Eve and Blue Angel, respectively. Now that the linguistics community has identified the word “foodie” as an overused term, it comes as […]

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archiveFishtown Figures in Internet Comedy About Creatives

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Over on Philebrity, we read that Fishtown is playing host to a new web-based comedy series called “All Over It“. The show will feature humor about all the types of people that (presumably) tend to live and work in Fishtown. The trailer (below) shows that it is being shot around the area and features some […]

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archiveWeird Ice Cream News: Vegemite

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An Australian gelato company makes delicious down under flavor to the delight/disgust of many.

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archiveHow to Walk on Ice

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A friendly reminder in this winter weather to think of yourself as a penguin and you won’t fall down!

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archiveTravel and Leisure Magazine Rate Philadelphia a Top Food Destination

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Rapidly changing trends indicate that Philadelphia is a fancy place to eat.

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archive“When It Snows, You Save”, $1 off Ice Cream While it’s Snowing

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Winter is Ice Cream’s Natural Habitat and we’re discounting Ice Cream just to prove it to you!

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archiveAnimals Need Ice Cream Too

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Keeping cool is paramount, no matter what species you happen to be.

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archiveIt’s Girl Scout Cookie Season!!

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Here are all the details on how to find cookies as soon as possible!

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archive“Keep the Industry Cool” During Restaurant Week

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Sunday, January 18 – Monday, February 2 Throughout the course of Center City Restaurant Week (and a little after), staff working in the service industry get “Half Off Cups & Cones of Ice Cream” at both Little Baby’s Ice Cream Shops. Simply come in and tell us where you work, what you do there, and […]

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archiveSeven of the Most Unintentionally Creepy Ads (or, Guess Who Made Another List)

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Business Week reaches back into history to identify some creepy ads, putting us in some pretty heavy company.

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archiveCustomer Feedback: This is What We Get

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…from our typical customer. Should we feel surprised?

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archiveMeek Mill “Ice Cream Freestyle”

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A New Philadelphia Jawn.

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archiveMemewatch: “This is a Special Time” with a real baby.

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In this episode of Memewatch, we investigate a new “This is a Special Time” with a real little baby.

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archiveMillion Dollar Milkshake

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Unlike Soylent Green, Soylent made for people and by people, but not of people, and it’s worth a whole lot of money.

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archiveChocolate and Memory, Memories of Chocolate

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Science is helping to show that chocolate is good for memory. What does that say about our memories of chocolate and our attitudes towards the world?

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archiveDoes Ice Cream Cool Down Humans or Does it Warm Them Up? A Scientist Weighs in…

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Peter Poortvliet, Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Neuroscience at The University of Queensland, weighs in with some science to help support a claim that I’ve been making for a long time.

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archivePeople and Wine and Alcohol and Ice Cream

They’re putting Wine in the Ice Cream and it has a 5% ABV.

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archiveBanned Words, Malleable Language, Goldfish Crackers

Much has been made, as it is every year, of the list of words to be banned published by Lake Superior State University. We have some thoughts about that and the general malleability of language.

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archiveReal Vanilla vs. Fake Vanilla in Ice Cream

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In 2010, Cook’s Illustrated compared many varieties of Vanilla Ice Creams found in a supermarket, comparing for taste and deciphering just what people call “vanilla”.

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archivePun-y News, Ice Cream Violence, Going Negative

Sure there are legitimate lessons to be learned from the recent story of the Cape Cod Ice Cream shop owner who allegedly bribed his teen employees to damage his competitors property, but isn’t this more of an opportunity to make silly puns?

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archiveMeme Tracker: …and here’s what they’re saying about us in Korea

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Little Baby’s Ice Cream “Eye Scream” also gets some treatment from the internet. The original… …and a new .gif which we quite like… @hipstalove_ ooo. Little baby's ice cream pic.twitter.com/DKe3bemz0Y — 내가 제일 잘 나가 (@HeyyItsDevv) December 27, 2014 Is there no end?

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archiveFlavor Feature: Crushed Candy Cane

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The December holidays means candy canes to lots of folks, yet peppermint tastes great all winter long. Why fight it?

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archiveFishtown Among 18 Best Food Neighborhoods in America According to Thrillist

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We’re number #17 according to Thrillist!

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archiveNog Shakes

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Egg Nog Shakes and Silk Nog Shakes for the Holidays.

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archiveHoliday Closings at the Shops

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Regular Hours at each location in effect on all other days of the year.

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archiveDecember Seasonal Flavors Now Out

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December Seasonal Flavors for you, dear Ice Cream Eater.

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archiveDeep Winter CSIC 2015 Sign-up Now Open

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Get Exclusive and Exotic Flavors only through the world’s 1st and only Community Supported Ice Cream program at Little Baby’s Ice Cream! Be on the front lines of the “war on bore without end”. Members of Little Baby’s Ice Cream’s Deep Winter CSIC programs get first crack at the latest and most cutting edge and […]

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archiveFlavor Alert: Chocolate Cranberry Cookie, Squash and Shortbread, Cranberry Sage Swirl

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Catch these now. At both shops WHQ2311 & CPE4903.

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archiveCarrot Cake Man Ice Cream for Halloween

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Surprise! We held onto a batch of Carrot Cake Man Ice Cream especially for Halloween. It’s out now at Cedar Park Embassy 4903 Catharine and will be there until it’s gone.

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archiveWorld Headquarters 2311 Frankford Avenue, Winter Hours

Little Baby’s Ice Cream World Headquarters 2311 Frankford Avenue will begin Winter Hours starting Monday, November 3rd. They are as follows: Monday – Thursday Noon – 9:00 pm Friday & Saturday Noon – 11:00 pm Sunday Noon – 10:00 pm These hours are estimated to be effective through the month of March. Stay Merry! Be […]

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archiveWinter Weekends at Cedar Park Embassy (Warning: Dottie’s Donuts Content)

There’s good news and bad news… Cedar Park Embassy Winter Hours go into effect starting this weekend, which means that the shop will not be open on Monday, November 3rd. That’s the bad news. The good news is that we’ll be complimenting our Ice Cream and Coffee service at the Cedar Park Embassy shop with […]

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archivePumpkin Latte, A Fall Flavor Back by Overwhelming Demand

You wanted it to come back, so it came back. Here you go everyone. …and back again for the fourth year… Available in rotation at both shops.

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archiveCedar Park Embassy Winter Hours Starting November 2014

Beginning in November (and lasting through March), our Winter Hours at Cedar Park Embassy 4903 Catharine Street will be as follows: Monday – Thursday Closed Friday 3:00 – 11:00 pm Saturday Noon – 11:00 pm Sunday Noon – 10:00 pm

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archiveStill Some Monkey Bread

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Another Third Thursdee in the bag. Yesterday’s Pizza Brain & Little Baby’s Ice Cream collaboration with Sulimay’s Restaurant was a smash, as expected…

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archiveFall Into Art with The Young Friends of the Museum of Art

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Starting today, we’ll be featuring our Cinnamon Brown Sugar Tartpops Flavor to help The Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art get the word out about ARToberfest, an avant-garde inspired beer garden held in the Museum’s rarely seen Vaulted Walkway.

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archiveDeep Autumn 2014 Community Supported Ice Cream Sign-ups are Here!

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We are pleased to announce that sign-ups for the Deep Autumn 2014 Community Supported Ice Cream program have begun! Deep Autumn 2014 CSIC is the first of our two CSIC programs for this coming cold season with pick-up dates on the 1st Saturday of October, November and December. (Deep Winter 2015 CSIC sign-ups begin in […]

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archiveCarrot Cake Man Ice Cream Hits Cedar Park Embassy

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Special Flavor Alert!

Starting Tomorrow, August 29th, we will be offering a super-limited batch of “Carrot Cake Man” Ice Cream.

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archiveEye Scream

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Little Baby’s Ice Cream “Eye Scream” Watch the video here.

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archiveWest Philadelphia Carrot Cake Man

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The famous West Philadelphia Carrot Cake Man is one of those local, “you-gotta-be-in-the-know” to enjoy. This PW piece from 2009 gives you some (outdated) tips on how and where to find him.

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archiveIce Cream Hacks #1: “Put it on a Croissant”

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Ever since immigrants coming through Ellis Island first hacked Ice Cream in the 1920′s, we at Little Baby’s Ice Cream have been fans of non-traditional methods of enjoying Ice Cream, commonly known as “The World’s Best Dessert”. This is the first in our series of #IceCreamHacks which we’ll be presenting to you periodically. #IceCreamHacks No.1: […]

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archiveSpecial Flavor: Arctic Splash

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Available for a limited time this summer. Get it while it’s frozen.

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