The Popsicle Renaissance; the Summer of the Ice Cream Sandwich




This week in food blogs:

Eater debuted its new spot-the-critic game: “Where’s Sifto?”

Grub Street wondered just how exclusive the new Standard Hotel roof deck will be.

Slice learned that Di Fara will start selling T-shirts as of next week so you can express your love for the Brooklyn slice sartorially.

Feast rounded up its best burgers in honor of Ryan Skeen leaving 5 & Diamond (but hopefully leaving his excellent burger behind).

Blondie and Brownie celebrated the summer of the ice cream sandwich.

Meanwhile, the Atlantic Food Channel examined the New York City popsicle renaissance.

Midtown Lunch enlisted Miss Softee to live-blog the City Council hearing on the proposed anti-food vendor legislation.

Serious Eats named five tools to help you become a badass home barista.

The Food Section discovered the art of container grilling. (Spoiler: It involves barbecuing in a window box.)