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The Essential Guide To D.C.'s Best Scoop Shops

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    UPDATE: Summer's halfway over, which means you only have a limited time to scoop up (literally!) all of the best warm-weather treats. This story was originally published on May 22.

    If we had to pick an absolute favorite food of all time, we'd have to go with ice cream — unequivocally, hands down, without a doubt, ice cream. We love the cold stuff in all its varied forms — fancy gelato made from so-fresh ingredients, frozen custard that conjures memories of a summer boardwalk, or old-fashioned creamy goodness that comes straight from a churn. (Admit it: You're craving it now, too!)

    Whether you fancy a cup or a cone, we've got the essential guide to the best places in town to get your frozen fix — and for the next couple of months of sweltering heat, you've got a legit excuse to try every last one of these. Is that not the best news you've heard all day?
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