Posts by Ian Miller
An Ice Cream to SPY For!
You may want to chase this ice cream down with a martini. Shaken, not stirred. The Mayor of Leawood, also known as Jack Murphy, has created “Secret Agent 003”, a thrilling new flavor for February. The Mayor chose our Cookies and Cream ice cream as a base and stealthily added in blue sprinkles after he…Read More
Hank Joins the Marketing Team!
We like to keep everyone involved in the success of Golden Scoop, and Super Scooper Hank is rising to the occasion! Eventually planning to take over the graphic design elements of this website, Hank is currently working on a presentation about his involvement at Golden Scoop, to be presented in a few weeks to a…Read More
Daydreaming About Summer….
If you’ve been into the café over the last month, you’ve probably had a chance to try out “Coconut Daydreams”. It’s a delicious coconut-flavored ice cream with toasted coconut flakes and pie crust chunks. Yes, it’s January and twenty degrees outside, but we can all daydream about summer, right? Here at Golden Scoop, we have…Read More
Silent As The Snow That Falls
Silent as the snow that falls On boughs of holly and Evergreen, a little house sleeps, dreaming Of sugar plums that wreath the halls. Then there comes a great clatter and a boisterous laugh: A sign that Christmas has come at last To this little house where the little things matter, Like stockings and cookies…Read More
It’s Turkey Time!
Time to loosen your waistbands and pull up to the table! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and we all know what that means! Turkey and ham, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie coming out of our ears! It’s a time to gather with family to enjoy a home-cooked meal and be thankful…Read More
Ghosts, ghouls, witches, and things that go bump in the night….
Actual ghost caught on camera. No, really! Pay no attention to the man behind the bedsheet! It’s that spooky time of year again. Halloween is just around the corner and the ghosts are coming out to play! (Or whooshing out to play, I suppose.) Vampires are climbing out their coffins with a yawn, wishing they’d put…Read More
If you’ve stopped by the Golden Scoop café recently, you’ve probably seen artwork on the walls. Overland Park painter Matthew Breedlove’s abstract paintings are capturing the city’s heart. Matthew has been creating beautiful and fascinating artworks since the age of seven years old. His grandmother is an artist herself and got Matthew into painting nearly…Read More
Nutty About Nutty Buddies!
Okay, this one is short and sweet. If you haven’t been in the café recently, yesterday was National Ice Cream Day and marked the start of a special promotion for a nutty treat. (But really, every day is National Ice Cream Day at Golden Scoop.) If you were a fan of Nutter Butter cookies as…Read More
Chef Jesse Gives Some Sweet Pointers on How to Make Ice Cream
Today, Jesse Vega, chef of Golden Scoop, had a sweet treat for a visiting Girl Scout troop this morning. The troop was attending a demonstration of how to make vanilla ice cream, preceded by a short history of our café delivered by the chef himself. The troop listened attentively as he explained how each of…Read More
Take Me Out to the Ball Game….
The roar of the anxious crowd thundered in my ears, the bat slippery in my sweaty hands. I stared down the squinty-eyed pitcher under the hot sun and took a deep breath, preparing to send that ball screaming out of the park. Ffwwpt! The ball snapped toward me and I swung hard, closing my eyes…Read More