It's an easy equation to remember: summer = ice cream. This summer, you can celebrate both at these local establishments, each offering everything from free ice cream to specialty releases.
Some things just go perfectly together: peanut butter and jelly; burgers and fries; pretzels and beer; or ice cream and liquor.
OK, so maybe there are other things that pair well with ice cream, but not much beats an icy cold treat that can also deliver a buzz. At least, that's the idea behind South Florida Distillers' and Wilton Creamery's new "Fwaygo Friday," a boozy ice cream collaboration to create a series of specialty, rum-infused ice cream flavors that will be available all summer long.
Starting this month, South Floridians will be able to cool down with Wilton Creamery’s new line of Fwaygo rum-infused ice creams, available through August. Limited quantities of each liquor-infused ice cream flavor will be released the last Friday of every month at the Wilton Manors-based ice cream shop.
Each ice cream flavor release date will be announced on Wilton Creamery’s Facebook page. Prices will range from $4.45 (small) to $7.75 (large).
Upcoming flavor releases include the Fwaygo Flamed Banana Brownie (flame-roasted Fwaygo Rum and brown-sugar bananas with brownie bits in a brown butter ice cream) and Fwaygo Rum Ball (milk chocolate sweet cream ice cream with Fwaygo Rum balls and Nilla cookie pieces).
2301 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. Call 954-565-1183, or visit wiltoncreamery.com.
When it comes to summertime treats, ice cream always hits the sweet spot – a cool, comfort-food classic to beat the heat, served with a side of nostalgia. To celebrate the start to the summer season, Wayback Burgers in Coconut Creek will be giving away one free junior-size Black & White milkshake per guest at its locations nationwide on Monday, June 20, no purchase necessary.
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Wayback Burgers’ milkshakes are made the old-fashioned way: by hand, using only fresh milk and hand-dipped ice cream. The restaurant's classic Black & White milkshake is made with premium vanilla bean ice cream, milk, and a blend of vanilla and Hershey’s chocolate syrup.
Guests are encouraged to share their shakes using the hashtag #FreeShakeDay on Twitter or Instagram and leave a comment on Wayback Burgers’ Facebook page.
4690 State Road 7, Coconut Creek. Call 954-580-8087, or visit waybackburgers.com.
Nicole Danna is a food writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in food and drink news in South Florida, follow her @SoFloNicole or find her latest food pics on the BPB New Times Food & Drink Instagram.