Van Leeuwen Ice Cream now open in West Village. (Courtesy photo) Tasty Notes is a roundup of food and restaurant news including specials, local food news, dining events and more around the area. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream sets up shop in West Village Van Leeuwen Ice Cream, the nationally recognized brand known for its made-from-scratch dairy and vegan ice creams opened last Saturday in the West Village at 3699 McKinney Avenue, located on the south side of the complex between Kendra Scott and Hugo’s.
The shop offered $1 scoops all day with exclusive Van Leeuwen branded swag to its first 100 customers. Celebrated for its no-junk allowed ethos and use of high quality, simple ingredients, Van Leeuwen is made and distributed out of Brooklyn, New York, where the company began in 2008 as an ice cream truck.
With more than 30 flavors of ice cream, including vegan options, Van Leeuwen has grown to scoop shops in New York City, Los Angeles, Houston and Philadelphia with the soon-to-be-open Dallas location as its 30th shop.