It might be the year's most hotly anticipated opening: Clementine's Naughty and Nice Creamery will open its doors at 1637 S. 18th Street with a special sneak peek tomorrow from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Photo by Greg Rannells Clementine's Creamery is about to open in Lafayette Square.
The May 14 preview party will be the city's first official look at Tamara Keefe's Lafayette Square ice cream parlor, which has already earned a flood of positive publicity (including a mention on the RFT's list of the city's best ice cream parlors), even as its doors have remained firmly closed and butcher paper has covered its street-facing window.
But don't chalk up the buzz to mere hype. You can already get Keefe's ice cream at local restaurants, including the Pi chain and Ben Poremba's Elaia, Olio and Old Standard, as well as Whole Foods. Chefs have incorporated Clementine's intensely rich ice cream into their menus for a reason -- and local food lovers are already hooked.More »