World's 30 Best Ice Cream Parlors (Slideshow)

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30. McConnell’s — Santa Barbara, Calif.

“Mac” McConnell’s legendary hybrid French pot is where “universe’s finest ice cream”, accrding to McConnell'swas born. The secret to McConnell’s ice cream is the people who make it, creating classic flavors like vanilla bean and mint chip as well as unexpected ones like the tart-and-tangy Eureka lemon & marionberries, made with Oregon marionberries and infused with Eureka lemon. Peppermint Stick made with organic peppermint and peppermint candy is a customer favorite.     

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