Word of Mouth: Miami

From contemporary art to grilled cheese, some of our favorite spots to visit in Florida's magic city

Beyond the Art Deco buildings along Ocean Drive, Cuban sandwiches at Versailles, Wynwood Walls murals, and sunset cocktails at the The Broken Shaker, Miami has plenty of appeal—much of which isn’t on the “obligatory” list. While visiting the famous (and oftentimes delightfully cliche) spots in Miami is worthwhile, taking a deeper dive is always satisfying. From beautiful popsicles to an unassuming corner bar, contemporary art …

Non-Melting Ice Cream

At the Biotherapy Development Research Center in Kanazawa, an accidental discovery has resulted in the invention of non-melting ice cream. The ingredient is a polyphenol liquid, extracted from strawberries, that “make[s] it difficult for water and oil to separate”—meaning, in this instance, that a popsicle keeps its shape. Kanazawa Ice first became available earlier this year, and now can be bought in Osaka and Tokyo. …

Museum of Ice Cream, LA

Downtown's Arts District serves as a temporary home for the photogenic monument to dessert

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick From 22 April through 29 May, a warehouse space in Downtown LA‘s Arts District will stand as a monument to dessert: it is the temporary home of the Museum of Ice Cream. The Museum lies at the sensory intersection of sweet tooth and Instagram and is the highly anticipated West coast sequel to last summer’s New York showing. A few crowd-pleasers …