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London Neighborhoods Are Banning Ice Cream Trucks to Prevent Pollution

Protect Mister Softee at all costs.


I Eat Mister Softee Ice Cream 50 Times a Summer and I'm Not Sorry

It's not my fault it's the perfect food.


NYC Ice Cream Trucks Use Private Investigators to Spy on Competitors

The turf wars between the city's mobile ice cream purveyors is only escalating.


I Ate $40-Worth of Ice Cream and Now I Hate Myself

My editors set out to humiliate me and make me physically ill by ordering me to go to an ice cream truck in Brooklyn and eat everything. I ended up face down in a gutter with sprinkles and ice cream all over my face and clothes.


The Guy Who Created the Mister Softee Jingle Has Died

Legendary jingleman Les Waas may have died, but his tune never will.


Artisanal Gelato and Climate Change Are Killing New York's Ice Cream Truck Mafia

Ice cream dons often have had the business in their family for decades, and everyone knows everyone else. There are two things you need to join the club—a mobile food permit and a list of good spots where you can sell—and both are almost impossible to...