Plain-Jane flavors get their due at this soda-shop throwback from pastry-bag-wielding restaurateur Nicholas Morgenstern (Goat Town, El Rey): Scoop purists have four creamy, extremely vanilla-y vanillas (bourbon, Madagascar, burnt honey, French and rum raisin) to choose from. Succumb to the gluttony and get them all in the colossal King Kong Banana Split.
When the weather gets warm, there’s one comfort food that dessert-lovers everywhere go in search for: ice cream. And while a plain ol’ scoop normally does the trick, there are some days when a shower of sprinkles just isn’t enough, and we want to pile on the hot fudge, whipped cream and a cherry on top, too. Whether you seek them out at the best ice cream shops in America, the best San Francisco restaurants or the 20 spots serving the best desserts in America, ice cream sundaes are an over-the-top treat well worth calorie-loading. From a funky olive oil sundae in San Francisco to a classic banana split in New York City, these are the best ice cream sundaes in America.