|Above, Tokyo girls in Asakusa. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Here's something for people in Tokyo where they can get their licks in. That, of course, is the many Tokyo ice cream shops that will help cool people off on a hot day.
Tokyo Cheapo has an article on Tokyo ice cream shops with some recommendations.
They begin with:
Tokyo, as it does with many things, takes ice cream to the next level. While of course you can get your usual 99 with a flake at Maccy D’s, or a soft serve from Family Mart, none of this spark that childhood excitement of a towering cone of brightly colored joy. Now, depending on what pulls your strings, this excitement can come in different forms. It could be from 8 levels of rainbow, precariously balanced and almost impossible to successfully eat, or it could be a flavor so intense you need to sit down. How about experimenting with flavors you never even knew existed—dig into a scoop of eel ice cream, or maybe have a try of lick of tulip gelato. It’s not all about the ice cream these days though, how about a cone made of a freshly baked croissant for all your brunch-snack needs? Whatever you fancy, find it all and more at these Tokyo ice cream shops.Eel ice cream?!
To read more, go here.