April 7 (Tuesday) 7:30pm-9pm
Doug is a panelist for Five Boroughs Food Talk: Street Food moderated by Gabriella Gershenson
Symphony Space

April 13 (Monday) 8pm-12am
Doug is a guest on The Goddamn Dave Hill Show, WFMU

April 28 (Tuesday)
Big Gay Ice Cream Book hits stores and our book tour (dates/locations TBA) begins

May 11 (Monday) 7am-6pm
Big Gay Ice Cream will be presenting at the Terroir Hospitality Symposium.
Arcadian Court, 401 Bay Street, Toronto ON

June 9 (Tuesday) 6pm-9pm
The Great Chefs Event benefitting Alex's Lemonade Stand
Philadelphia Navy Yard 

* Big Gay Ice Cream Book Tour *

We are happy to announce the following dates and cities have been scheduled for our book tour. Full details and updates will be announced shortly.

Monday, April 27: NYC - Launch Event and In-store Signing (ticketed)

Tuesday, April 28: NYC - In-store Signings

Wednesday, April 29: Jersey City - Event and Restaurant Collaboration (ticketed)

Thursday, April 30: Philadelphia - Event and Restaurant Collaboration (ticketed)

Friday, May 1: Seattle - Bookstore Signing (non-ticketed)

Saturday, May 2: Portland OR - Signing and Restaurant Collaboration (non-ticketed)

Sunday, May 3: San Francisco - Bookstore Signing (non-ticketed)

Monday, May 4 - Thursday, May 7: Los Angeles - Events TBA

Saturday, May 9 - Sunday, May 10: Montreal - Events TBA

Tuesday, May 12: Toronto - Signing and Restaurant Collaboration (ticketed)

* Future cities and events to be announced throughout the summer. 

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Valentine's day. Go

We have teamed up with our buddies at Melt Bakery to create a super ice cream sandwich gift package for Valentine’s Day. This frozen gift practically guarantees you a hot time. Make it so!

Here's what you'll be getting, all packaged in a lovely cake box. Each ice cream sandwich is individually wrapped in a clear cellophane bag, for maximum pretty:

  • Three Lovelets - Red Velvet whoopie pies with cream cheese ice cream. Unbelievably good. 
  • Three Sweetpeas - Heart-shaped vanilla shortbread cookies with strawberry ice cream. What could be more perfect?

You want em. 


We are accepting orders through Thursday February 9. You'll need to pre-pay, and the total cost is $36.
There are three ways to order:

  1. Come by the shop, located at 125 East 7th Street, and pay with cash or any credit card but Amex.
  2. Email us at, and be sure to include your full name and telephone number. We'll call you back so that can pay by phone using a credit card (again, not American Express).
  3. Leave a message on our shop's phone line, and include your full name and return phone number. We'll call you back. 212-533-9333


Your order will be ready on Februrary 13 and 14. We aren't going to ship- you'll need to swing by our shop.


Reader Comments (2)

Now getting some of these and giving them to your loved one oughta score some points for valentines day.

January 30, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterchris@valentine's day

It depends how old you are and how close you two are and how long you've been dating. 1 year: promise ring; 5-6 months: bouquet of roses; 3-1 months: teddy bear (not a used one); 1 week: a flower and a message expressing why you chose her.
This package of ice cream sandwich is a very good one for every age to express love. I''ll be very happy if someone proposed me with this surprised gift. Definitely i'' accept his proposal in that case.. :)

Ice cream display

June 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLily

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