Ben and Jerry's is officially out of ideas. The company kicked off a campaign recently to market flavors based on cities across the country. The announcement led us to pose the question on Facebook: What would Dallas taste like as an ice cream?
The question reminds me a bit of our quest to turn Dallas into a series of scratch-n-sniff stickers, only with milk and eggs. The answers were even better this time, though.
Nick Metzger was obliged to break it down by neighborhood...
Highland park: Spray tan and silicone SMU: Jagerbomb Uptown: Body spray Downtown: Panhandler sweat Deep Ellum: PBR Bishop Arts: Locally sourced artisan organic vanilla
At least one of those sounds delicious, depending on your tastes. And that's just the start of them.
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Linda Coleman thought Fracky Road might make for a good flavor, perhaps laced with volatile organic compounds, and Alyssa Markham Clements had a creative idea for getting two flavors in one tub.
Whatever it is one half should be a different color than the other half then it can be called Dallas/Fort Worth :)
Jennie Harding had a realistic idea that could actually work, calling for Dr Pepper and dark chocolate, while Stephanie Moore called for spiced pecans and peaches in Mexican vanilla, with a swirl of the same soda.
Not everything was appetizing. Money, arrogance, saline, Botox and hairspray marked the vanity flavors. And while it's a bit vague (actually, the possibilities are endless) Mattie Mattie offers my favorite option put quite succinctly: brunch.