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A Take Two taste test: Coolhaus' Jewish deli-inspired ice cream sandwiches




Take Two hosts Alex Cohen (left) and A Martinez (right) taste-test Coolhaus' latest ice cream sandwich creations.
Take Two hosts Alex Cohen (left) and A Martinez (right) taste-test Coolhaus' latest ice cream sandwich creations.
Take Two hosts Alex Cohen (left) and A Martinez (right) taste-test Coolhaus' latest ice cream sandwich creations.
Coolhaus' Jewish deli-inspired ice cream sandwiches.
Take Two hosts Alex Cohen (left) and A Martinez (right) taste-test Coolhaus' latest ice cream sandwich creations.
Coolhaus' Pastrami ice cream on marbled rye cookies.
Take Two hosts Alex Cohen (left) and A Martinez (right) taste-test Coolhaus' latest ice cream sandwich creations.
Coolhaus' Cream Cheese & Rye ice cream + traditional Jewish Black and White cookie.
Take Two hosts Alex Cohen (left) and A Martinez (right) taste-test Coolhaus' latest ice cream sandwich creations.
Coolhaus' Potato Latke ice cream + Hamen-tash


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The folks at Coolhaus Ice Cream have stepped up their game. They actually had the chutzpah to put pastrami in ice cream as part of their new Jewish deli menu.

"At Coolhaus we're always looking to reinvent and surprise people, and play with those savory items that have a sweet component, and reposition them into dessert," said Coolhaus CEO Natasha Case. 

Case said she's noticed a lot of her contemporaries getting into the deli trend, but not many have delved into reinventing deli items to desserts.

"I thought, this is the torch that we carry, and what a great opportunity to take some of these deli classics and turn them into dessert, and align ourselves with that trend of the cool, new deli that's emerging from my generation," she said.

The desserts piqued the interest of Take Two hosts Alex Cohen and A Martinez. So Coolhaus sent over a box of the treats for a taste test. 

The Coolhaus creations:

Alex says: "Who cares about kosher when it looks this delicious?"

A says: "It's overwhelmingly awesome."

Alex says: "This is delicious!"

A says: "[It's got] A really nice, soft crunchiness."

Alex says: "You have taken me to my happy place."

A says: "This one is my favorite."

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