Dessert: Guerrilla Ice Cream

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This past weekend, I had the delicious experience of trying Guerrilla Ice Cream, located on Saturdays at the Hester Street Fair.  Guerrilla isn’t the most conventional name for an ice cream purveyor, and we soon learned the significance behind this unique moniker.

As you can see on the menu below, each delicious flavor is named after a political movement, such as  liberation or a protest against militant or authoritative rule.  Additionally, 100% of profits support marginalized population locally (within NYC) and around the world.  My eating buddy and I had a really informative conversation with Keshari, Guerrilla enthusiast, who was passionate about the cause – now the question was, how would the ice cream measure up?

After some deliberation, we went with the Libertacao – chocolate ice cream (at 72% cocoa, with a touch of port wine), with bruleed frozen bananas and cashews.  It was pretty interesting to watch them brulee the bananas right then and there:

The Libertacao was a delicious blend of flavors – the high cocoa content of the chocolate ice cream was rich and enhanced by the warmth from the port wine.  The bananas brulee provided a slight burnt sugar bitterness while the crunch of the cashews completed the texture.  We devoured the small cup within minutes.

If you come across Guerrilla Ice Cream, I would definitely recommend stopping by for a sample (which will undoubtedly turn into a full cup).  Their flavors are rich, innovative and the fact that profits go to charitable use makes eating it almost guilt-free.

Yummy ice cream for a good cause.

Guerrilla Ice Cream
Saturdays at Hester Street Fair
Sundays at Fulton Stall Market

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    August 16, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    Yum, the ice cream looks amazing, and I love the names and the cause. I may have to have ice cream for breakfast now 🙂

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    August 16, 2010 at 3:17 pm

    ooh that sounds fascinating and looks delicious!

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    Mrs. Hot Cocoa
    August 16, 2010 at 3:43 pm

    I'll take just a cup of the bruleed bananas please.

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    Ali @ His Birdie's Nest
    August 16, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    I want ice cream so badly right now!

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    August 16, 2010 at 9:05 pm

    Port wine and chocolate ice cream sound like an awesome pairing! Wonder if I can create it at home… hmm…

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    August 16, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    Oh I will most definitely be checking that out. So craving it right now!

    Hope you had a fabulous week 🙂

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    August 16, 2010 at 11:27 pm

    Wow that is some impressive ice cream and it looks absolutely delicious!

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    August 17, 2010 at 12:57 am

    That sounds absolutely freakin amazing.

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    Chic 'n Cheap Living
    August 17, 2010 at 1:51 am

    Wow, I would definitely try this flavor! This reminds me I have to write my restaurant review of a few places during our Bali trip.

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    August 17, 2010 at 2:59 am

    Love the different photo selections. Do you have you posted your reviews on Fiddme yet?

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    Kristin ~ Bien Living Design
    August 18, 2010 at 5:15 pm

    That is insane!! I want! 🙂 It is on the list for our next NYC trip!

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