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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Keeping Delicious: Waiting for God's Wrath to Strike at Humphry Slocombe

Posted By on Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 4:33 PM

Kosher crash: Boccalone prosciutto ice cream with Manischewitz sorbet. - J. BIRDSALL
  • J. Birdsall
  • Kosher crash: Boccalone prosciutto ice cream with Manischewitz sorbet.
Yesterday ― Day Three of Hanukkah ― we found ourselves at Humphry Slocombe (2790 Harrison at 24th St.), facing perhaps the most perverse juxtaposition of frozen goodness this godless city has ever conceived: a scoop of Manischewitz sorbet all up on a scoop of Boccalone prosciutto ice cream. An arch violation of kosher dietary laws, like we said, but only in conception. The flavors were perfect for each other, the tallowy richness of the slightly salty ice cream punctuated by the tang of Concord grape. It was a commingling that made each flavor better than it would've been solo ― like Natalie and Tootie on The Facts of Life, BFFs in nature's law, if not in Yahweh's.

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