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Hey Rochester, don’t feel like leaving your house for your favorite ice cream? No problem! Hedonist now delivers with grubhub! Visit to order… Continue reading

Highland Greek Fest 2016!

In honor of the 2016 Greek Fest, we’ve brought back baklava ice cream once again. Stop by the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit today through Sunday for some delicious Greek food, music, and so much more! After, stop by Hedonist and try our fan favorite baklava ice cream, you won’t be disappointed! For… Continue reading

Sip & Shop!

Join us tonight in the South Wedge for the next Sip & Shop event. Varies stores throughout the South Wedge have teamed up with breweries and wineries, so that you are able to SIP while you SHOP. Some bars and restaurants are also offering special deals! There’s also a concert in Star Alley after the… Continue reading

Vote, Vote, Vote for US!

All WNY News asked who had the best ice cream parlor in the land? They asked, you answered. Us, as well as 12 other ice cream places across WNY have been nominated. Hedonist would greatly appreciate as many votes as possible. So vote for HEDONIST! Voting ends July 31st. Link posted below.… Continue reading

Did Somebody Say…IPA Floats?!

For a few months now, Hedonist has partnered up with Little Button Craft & Press and other local businesses to host monthly Third Thursday Sip & Shops in the South Wedge. This summer, on the third Thursday of every month, we invite you to join us for an evening of shopping, music, art, delicious local… Continue reading

The Scoop on Some Local Ice Cream Hot Spots

Rochester’s own Democrat & Chronicle featured us in its roundup of local ice cream shops in July. Adena Miller highlighted our tendency to include “classic desserts, such as baklava and truffles” in our super-premium ice cream… Continue reading

Cold Snap: 7 Funky Ice Cream Flavors

Parade Ice Cream

Our Bacon Peanut Caramel ice cream is featured in this Parade magazine write up along with 7 other great ice creams from artisan producers across the nation.  They write “Bacon might sound like a wacky flavor, but compared with this shop’s other offerings (like Thai curry), it’s practically tame.” Read the full article on the… Continue reading

When Jennifer Posey and Zahra Langford moved Hedonist Artisan Chocolates to its lovely new South Avenue storefront, they found themselves blessed with an abundance of space. So, after kicking around a couple of ideas, they settled on Hedonist Artisan Ice Cream. “We can incorporate the ingredients we love,” Posey says, and the synergy between Hedonist’s… Continue reading

Ice Cream Business Heats Up

A cold business is heating up in time for summer. Two ice cream shops, two frozen yogurt shops and a gallery that serves gelato have opened recently, and a Dairy Queen restaurant is set to open in July. A longtime ice cream maker opened a parlor. Hedonist Artisan Ice Cream is the newest addition. At… Continue reading