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…

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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…

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Abstract Ideas

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Our One-Year Anniversary Was a Success!

As you can see from the title, we had a very successful day yesterday!  If you came to see us, thank you!  If you couldn’t make it, we appreciate the positive mental energy we know you sent our way.  You guys sure showed up in force!  We haven’t seen our café that crowded since Opening…

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Happy Anniversary to The Golden Scoop on April 10!

As we roll through April, a day is approaching that greatly excites us.  April 14th is our one-year anniversary!  Were you standing in that huge line on Opening Day?  If so, thank you!  We’re glad to have you back.  To celebrate, we are holding an early birthday party on the 10th!  We hope you’ll join…

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A Happy Customer is a Repeat Customer

“Customer is king.”  So goes the business saying, anyway.  In most businesses, the customer alone is the king of the world.  In our café, however, we see ourselves a bit more like a democracy.  As we see it, our employees are our President and Vice President, which makes our customers their Cabinet members.  Just like…

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The First Scoop: Our Story

If you drive into the L-shaped strip mall on the corner of 95th and Nall, you’ll find a little café called The Golden Scoop.  From the outside, it looks like any other ice cream shop.  We even have white tables and chairs set outside in warmer weather.  Step inside, however, and you will find yourself…

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