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Gourmet Ice Cream Shop Salt & Straw Opening in Palo Alto

Portland-based gourmet ice cream scoop shop, Salt & Straw, will be opening a new location in Palo Alto this fall at University Avenue and Ramona Street.

Launched in 2011 by cousins Kim and Tyler Malik, Salt & Straw is renowned for their handcrafted, culinary ice cream that uses only the finest ingredients. The company collaborates with five award-winning chefs to create unique, “deliciously interesting” flavors inspired by each. Their most recent Chef Series included:

  • Duck Crackling with Cherry Preserves created by Chef Traci Des Jardin of Jardinière in San Francisco
  • Tokyo PB&J crafted by Chef Gabriel Rucker of Le Pigeon in Portland
  • Ras el Hanout & Pickled Rose Petal Jam by Chef Renee Erickson of The Walrus and The Carpenter, Seattle
  • Roasted Beets & Humboldt Fog by Chef Brian Malarkey of Herb & Wood in San Diego
  • Jeweled Brown Butter Rice Gelato co-created by Chefs Sara Kramer & Sarah Hymanson of Kismet in Los Angeles

Salt & Straw has brick and mortar scoop shops in Portland, Seattle, San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. In addition to their much-anticipated Palo Alto locale, they will also be opening a shop in Burlingame. Each location, in addition to featuring the seasonal ice creams, also has a line up of classic flavors that often incorporate distinctive local ingredients.

In San Francisco, the Salt & Straw classics are:

Ice cream aficionados can subscribe to the Pints Club or home delivery to receive seasonal creations such as the above or choose their favorite classic Salt & Straw flavors. If you can’t wait for the Palo Alto Salt & Straw ice cream shop to open in autumn, hop on their website and get their incredibly creamy, delightfully sinful ice cream creations delivered straight to your front door!

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