The ABCs of Ice Cream | Clementine’s Creamery

As you start gearing yourself or your kids up for class, here’s a little lesson from the Purveyors of Yum. Delight in our most decadent flavors this semester and here’s to a fantastic school year as you ace Ice Cream 101.

A is for Asparagus
No, you’re not reading that incorrectly. On a dare from our friends at Eckert’s, we churned up an amazing ice cream creation combining roasted asparagus and crunchy agave coated quinoa clusters.

B is for Blue Moon
Those from Michigan & Wisconsin will be over the moon with this bright blue flavor. Our Blue moon pairs raspberry and almond for palate pleasing perfection.

C is for Coconut
A captivating, classic Clementine’s flavor. We’ve done the unthinkable and made a vegan ice cream which rivals the richness and creaminess of its dairy counterpart. So, gather those vegan friends and come see what all the fuss is about.

Throwback Thursday: Coal Hole | 3701 Lindell Boulevard

The Coronado Hotel officially opened at 3701 Lindell Boulevard in 1925. It was designed by architect Preston Bradshaw, who went on to own and operate the hotel.

In 1934, Bradshaw opened a bar in the basement of the Coronado.

Preston Bradshaw has opened a picturesque spot in the basement of the Coronado, known as “The Coal Hole” . . . It’s entered via a short stairway (called a ladder by the mariners) and resembles the hold of a ship . . . With portholes in the bulkheads where the visitors can gaze out into an illuminated sea and witness fishies swimming around . . .

St. Louis Star and Times, April 10, 1934

The Coal Hole had the atmosphere of an old English drinking tavern, with a deep arched ceiling, old mellow wood walls, quaint lanterns and a cozy fireplace.

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