If croquetta-shaped ice cream rolls, popsicle beer floats, and cookie and ice cream sandwiches sound good enough to cry, you’ll want to head to the newly opened ice cream parlor in Palmetto Bay.
Although John Falco, owner of Beard Brewery in Lincoln, hasn’t seen himself making ice cream, that’s exactly what happened with the recent opening of his new venture, Cry Baby Creamery.
Falco says he describes himself as a beer and barman the new era He’s tried ice cream-inspired desserts for double dinners at his Miami brewery, offering guests crazy concoctions like “floats” of fresh fruit popsicles served in his fruit-infused drinks.
That was how much he cared about the sweet side – until now.
When the space formerly occupied by Sweet Melody Ice Cream, next to his food bar, Maxwell Bros. (a partnership between Falco and restaurateur Todd Maxwell) Available Last spring, the brewer knew he wanted it.
“We didn’t plan on making desserts,” Falco says. “We’re beer guys.” “We indulged in pizza at Maxwell Bros., which felt just fine. The ice cream was new to us. But since the space was already set up for an ice cream parlor, it made sense for us to hold the torch, while also giving it a feel. It looks like a hall.
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The space will offer guests a menu of home baked goods and artisan ice cream in small batches served to guests via the retail counter that can be enjoyed in the Cry Baby Lounge or Maxwell Bros. ‘Dinner room.
“The menu items will rotate iteratively based on the components,” Falco adds. “A lot will be sourced locally and used to make small, niche batches.”
The menu here is brimming with homemade ice cream, baked goods, homemade cookies, and new dessert-themed treats served in a cocktail-themed space—except for the liquor.
The focus, as the name suggests, is on ice cream, with a number of opening day flavors featuring local artisans including Miami-based Per’la Coffee and Exquisito Chocolate.
Currently available flavors include House Vanilla (double-folded bourbon and Madagascar vanilla bean), “Ben to Con” (homemade Exquisito milk chocolate ice cream with dark chocolate chips), “Pastelito” (mascarpone and cream cheese ice cream with swirls of guava jam and puff pastry). caramel), “Espomita Boss” (24-hour cold brew coffee ice cream made with locally roasted Perla coffee), “Party Animal” (vanilla ice cream with swirls of homemade garnish, rainbow sprinkles, and frozen animal crackers), and Milk & Cookies (salted vanilla ice cream with homemade chocolate chips and Oreos cookies).
New items will rotate as weekly or monthly specials and feature their own branding feature on croquetas: cylinder-shaped ice cream that resembles croquettes and rolled into a topping like crumbly pie crust or crushed cookies. Cry Baby will also offer limited-edition beer floats paired with house-made lollipops served in a tagine-framed Mason jar and immersed in Maxwell Bros. Plus a variety of ice cream sandwiches.
Pastry chef and general manager Stephanie Diaz, founder of Miami-based Sweetness Bake Shop, will manage Cry Baby’s daily operations. Their bakery menu focuses on freshly baked cookies, sold by the piece or in quarter-pound boxes, in flavors like chocolate chip, “Christmas cookie,” oatmeal (raisin-free), and guava.
Cray Baby Creamery. 17389 S. Dixie Hwy., Palmetto Bay; Tweet embed; Open from Monday to Thursday from 2 pm to 10 pm, Friday from 2 pm to 11 pm, Saturday from noon to 11 pm, and Sunday from noon to 9 pm