We have lots of flavors for you to taste this weekend in our shops, including the new Claudio Cantaloupe ice cream. Beginning today, we've added a small batch of the great Claudio Cantaloupe only to our dipping cabinets (supplies are very limited; pints are not available in shops or at jenis.com).
A delicious, buttery, velvety, and floral blend of cantaloupe, sweet Ohio grass-grazed cream, and Ohio wildflower honey (and a few other ingredients we'll get to below), Claudio Cantaloupe is a throwback to the early days of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams when Jeni herself made every flavor, every day behind the counter in the North Market.
Back then, a sweet customer named Claudio used to tout Jeni's cantaloupe ice cream as Jeni's best performance and his hands-down favorite flavor. Jeni, nothing if not in tune with the feedback of the fans, named the ice cream Claudio Cantaloupe.
And Claudio? Word is he ran off to Italy to elope with his beloved.
So, thank you, Claudio, wherever you are, for inspiring the special new addition to our late-summer menu — a limited-edition delight we make this way: