Salt and Straw
Avocado and Strawberry Sherbet
This was our second time trying this flavor and for whatever reason it tasted a little sweeter than the previous time. A combination of sweet strawberry, creamy avocado and lime.
Green Mint Chip, Black Currant Frozen Yogurt and Lemon Buttermilk Frozen Yogurt
Peppermint cream and dark chocolate, what is there not to like? The lemon buttermilk makes you so happy and the black currant is a pure bliss.
Ever since we tried Salt & Straw’s offerings in Portland last fall, we were eager to try their goodies in a convenient location in the Los Angeles area. They recently opened a shop in Venice not far from the Blue Star. Now you have two Portland imports within walking distance of each other. I don’t know if that is a good or a bad thing?
Service was very friendly and they were offering as many samples as you liked, just like they did in Portland.
I tried Black Olive Brittle & Goat Cheese and even though it was interesting it was a little too goat-y for me but my brother would probably like this flavor. The Coconut Marionberry & Pecan Shortbread was another flavor I tried and found it on the sweet side. After trying a bunch of flavors, we settled on the following:
Avocado & Strawberry Sherbet and Meyer Lemon Meringue Pie
The avocado and strawberry flavor is their LA only flavor and it was our favorite. The creamy avocado had a tart lemon background and went very well with the strawberry. The meyer lemon meringue pie was the perfect balance of sweet and tart.