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Food

Enjoy Free Scoops Of Van Leeuwen Ice Cream At Their Arts District Opening

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Cookies & Cream from Van Leeuwen (via Facebook)
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Artisanal ice cream maker Van Leeuwen will open their first brick-and-mortar in L.A. and they're handing out free scoops tomorrow to celebrate. If you've chased down the yellow trucks of Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream for scoops of their salted caramel or vegan peanut butter chocolate chip, then you'll be happy to learn that you won't have to run as much now to enjoy their delicious ice cream. This Saturday, the N.Y.-based dessert purveyor will open up a storefront at the Arts District's hip One Santa Fe building, according to Eater LA. And to get the ice cream party started, they'll be giving out free scoops from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

At the new Arts District location, you'll be able to enjoy all the Van Leeuwen hits, including classics like chocolate, pistachio and mint chip; vegan options like coffee bean and banana nut; and rotating specials like honeycomb and vegan cherry with cacao nibs. They'll also serve up new flavors like pumpkin pie, mocha and donut, and vegan matcha green tea, says Time Out Los Angeles. Or you can opt for their killer sundaes like the ginger caramel crunch or the "New Yorker" with espresso ice cream, fudge, and cacao nibs—though maybe it's time to add an "Angeleno" to the menu.

They'll also be pouring a full selection of coffee beverages from Toby's Estate Coffee.

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Creamis located at 300 S Santa Fe Avenue, Arts District.