Road Trip USA: In Savannah, heritage comes in many flavors

Excerpt: In the shadow of SCAD’s Trustees Theater, itself a blast from the past, Leopold’s Ice Cream drips with nostalgia, the old neon sign still glowing above the floor-to-ceiling shop windows. If you’ve been to Savannah, you’ve probably been to Leopold’s; if you haven’t, you should. Established in 1919 by Greek immigrant Peter Leopold and […]

America’s most nostalgic ice cream parlors

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream was founded in 1919 in Savannah, Ga. by three immigrant brothers from Greece. Now owned by the son of one of the original brothers, Leopold’s still serves handmade small batch ice cream from its 96-year-old recipes, like the famous Leopold’s Tutti-Frutti. Old-time fountain creations include banana splits, hot fudge sundaes, shakes, […]

Savannah sweets: Ice cream and movie fans love Leopold’s

The scene: One of the more unique restaurant stories in the country, Leopold’s Ice Cream has been an on-again, off-again Savannah institution for nearly a century, bringing Southern flair to sweet desserts, by way of Greece and Hollywood. Frequently rated among the country’s best ice cream shops, it was founded in 1919 by three Greek […]