Soft Serve Ice Cream: The Locals’ Best Kept Secret – The Reykjavik Grapevine

Soft Serve Ice Cream: The Local’s Best Kept Secret

Words byGuðrún JónsdóttirPhotos byJulia StaplesPublished August 9, 2015

Now, I realise how this may come off. Here I am, advocating ice cream consumption in Ice-land. Like we don’t get enough of “Do you just eat ice all the time?” and “Is ice your main export?” already. We do. I get it. Ha ha, Iceland. It’s funny. But I just can’t sit by and let this go on any longer. Us Icelanders all know it, and it’s time our visitors knew it, too: Icelandic soft serve is best in the world. Bezt í heimi, certified!First, let’s clarify one thing. When Icelanders talk about ice cream, we mean soft serve. While I celebrate the recent influx of different ice cream styles to Iceland (scoop-style, gelato, etc.), you probably came here expecting that patented Unique Icelandic Experience, so let’s stick to soft serve. When in Rome, eat gelato—when in Reykjavík, go for the soft serve.

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