Yeah, it’s really French’s ice cream. Because August 3rd is National Mustard Day, and after 115 years of using mustard to add something bold and unique to standard fare, we thought, “What about ice cream?”
And while this limited-run flavor might sound crazy, it doesn’t just taste good, it tastes damn good.
So if you’re in New York or Los Angeles soon, see below to learn where you can enjoy mustard with an American classic it’s never seen before. Not in a big city? We have an easy make-at-home recipe for you and yours below.
To celebrate National Mustard Day on the West Coast, Coolhaus’s location in Culver City, CA will have the ice cream available on August 2-4 and August 9-11. On the East Coast, New Yorkers can look for the French’s Mustard Ice Cream truck on August 1 and 2, before making its way out to the Hamptons on August 3. Stops to include:
Coolhaus co-founders Natasha Case and Freya Estreller started baking cookies, making ice cream, and combining them into “cool houses” in 2008. With mutual backgrounds in the design and real estate fields, they began naming their ice cream sandwiches after architects and architectural movements that inspired them – and eventually decided to take their newfound passion (dubbed “Farchitecture,” or Food + Architecture) to their hometown streets in Los Angeles.
So after a few days on Craigslist (and some time convincing their families they weren’t crazy), they found and bought a beat-up old postal van, trekked out to the world-famous Coachella Valley Music Festival in April 2009 to make their debut, and, well…the rest is history.