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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Bert & Rocky's Cream Company - Claremont

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KiwiBear - Claremont wasn't able to survive the frozen yogurt craze, but good old ice cream shops like Bert & Rocky's Cream Company are still going strong.

These photos are from April 2007. I know! What can I say? Things get lost in the queue.

Hmm. It's been so long I can't even remember where we ate beforehand, and you know how I like to keep track of when and where I've eaten and with whom I ate it. I at least remembered which friend I was with at the time. :P Anyway, after lunch with my friend, we stopped off at Bert & Rocky's for dessert.

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She got a raspberry, although I don't know why I don't have that photo. So unlike me!

I got green tea ice cream. I've had Bert & Rocky's other flavors, mainly chocolate and the usual American flavors and enjoyed them, but this green tea was all wrong. I should've asked for a sample first, but I didn't think they could mess up green tea.

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They also make their own chocolates.

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And sell lots of other candies as well. I've never seen so many colors of M&Ms before!

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And who in their right minds would want to eat candy rats or tarantulas?!

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My dad bought me violet candies when I was a kid. I've rarely see them for sale.

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Other ice cream shops:
Fair Oaks Pharmacy and Soda Fountain - South Pasadena
Fosselman's Ice Cream Co. - Alhambra
Saffron Spot - Artesia (Little India)

Bert & Rocky's Cream Company
242 Yale Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711

1 year ago today, Banh Mi & Che CALI Bakery - Westminster (Little Saigon).
2 years ago today, fall-apart tender Buta No Kakuni (Japanese Braised Pork).
3 years ago today, Langer's Delicatessen - Restaurant - Los Angeles (Westlake).


  1. hi wc - did you like the taste of the violet candies? violet is not usually a flavor a kid would like. just curious. glad to know that this mom and pop place survived. i would rather go to those types of ice cream shops than baskins or cold stone.

  2. Ugh! Green tea ice cream is always good, that's too bad :(

  3. CC,
    I did, but not at first. The violet candies grew on me.

    It usually is. That's why I didn't think I had to taste test this.


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