UPDATE: Turn your evening dessert into something a little more exciting — it is Sunday Funday, after all. This story was originally published on July 20.
Remember the thrill of waiting for the ice cream truck, agonizing over which popsicle to choose? Or the excitement of crunching into an icy sno-cone drizzled with sticky syrup? (Side note: What flavor is "rainbow," exactly?) Us, too. Now, fast-forward a few decades: You still love a good frozen treat, but you find yourself thinking, “You know, this would be really good with some bourbon.”
Luckily, a bounty of bars and restos in the DMV have heard your not-so-juvenile wishes, and are updating their menus accordingly with boozy, gourmet versions of favorite childhood desserts. We’re talking gin lollipops, plenty of adults-only sno-cones, and even an ice cream float with absinthe (!!). These 21-and-up desserts are anything but kid’s stuff — click through to pick your poison.