Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Palo Alto gets another nitrogen ice cream shop

Creamistry, a franchised chain of nitrogen ice cream shops, is opening a location in downtown Palo Alto. Much like the popular Smitten (which was born in San Francisco and has a location in Los Altos) and Scoop Microcreamery in Palo Alto, Creamistry uses liquid nitrogen to make its ice cream. With a temperature of minus-321 degrees Fahrenheit, liquid nitrogen can be used to freeze a base mixture on the spot. Scoop, for example, makes its ice cream in small batches, whereas Creamistry and Smitten makes each order on the spot. More