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Heifer and the Hen

April 10th, 2018

Let’s avoid all the parking hassle on Pearl St. and still find great ice cream. Heifer and the Hen on 5290 Arapahoe Ave, in Boulder is the place to find just that. Nestled in view of the mountains and perfectly placed for an after dinner options, sits the creamery. A nice young gentleman asked what we wanted and after serving the ice cream proceeded to tell us all the restaurants he was involved in, he worked next door at the Bru, at the ice cream parlor, and was even opening up his own food truck. He was obviously a food connoisseur with great taste, and a strong appetite for food and the culture... Read More

End Your Night with a Coffee-Infused Sweet Treat

June 3rd, 2016

There’s nothing better than a solid cup of coffee or a perfectly frothed cappuccino. If you have a hankering for a cup of joe, Boulder has fantastic coffee shops (Ozo, Laughing Goat, Amante, Todd’s). But if you’re a true coffee lover (or a caffeine addict), coffee cravings can pop up long after breakfast. So here are a few coffee-centric desserts to end your date night on a high note—or at least a caffeine high. Build-Your-Own Affogato: Heifer and the Hen (5290 Arapahoe) There’s a newly opened ice cream shop in Boulder, located next door to its sister company, BRU. They offer the option... Read More

Do the Affogato

September 9th, 2015

The affogato is a beautiful concoction that blends the sweet creaminess of ice cream with the robust intensity of espresso. The simplest type of affogato consists of one scoop vanilla ice cream or gelato with hot espresso poured over it, although I’ve also tried some more decadent versions too (see photo below). While add-ons like chopped nuts, chocolate sauce, liqueur, fruit, or whipped cream can be delightful, I’m a purist who prefers just the two main ingredients. Even if you do like additional toppings, both the espresso and ice cream should still be fresh and tasty on their own. Unfortunately,... Read More