FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- There's no lacking for ice cream in Fairfield County. But where do you go -- and possibly drive out of your way -- for the best?
Who Has Fairfield County's Best Ice Cream?
Cream & Sugar Cafe, Bethel
Ferris Acres Creamery, Newtown
Il Bacio, Danbury
Saugatuck Sweets, Fairfield, Westport
Timothy's Ice Cream, Bridgeport
Six finalists, each of which will be profiled this week, are in the running as part of our DVlicious contest. Have you voiced your opinion yet?
You have until 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 and can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.
Read on, then click and pick.
The Scoop: Owner Al Diguido, famous for his local charity Al's Angels, has been scooping out chunks of happiness (aka ice cream) since 2014. All ice cream is small batch, all natural from Longford's Ice Cream, a small creamery in Port Chester, N.Y.
Customers will find over 30 varieties of hard ice cream, soft serve and frozen yogurt as well as sundaes with locally-oriented names such as the I-95, the Minute Man, and Compo Beach. Popular flavors include The Mounds, Mudpie, Salted Caramel, Strawberry and Vanilla.
Confections of every flavor and texture, wrapped or boxed, baked or frozen are also available to satiate your sweet tooth craving (s).
Be Cool: 28 Reef Rd., Fairfield, 203-292-8550; 575 Riverside Ave., Westport, 203-642-4615; www.saugatucksweets.com