What’s better than an ice cream cone (or ice cream sandwich or ice cream taco…) on a summer afternoon? (Answer: literally nothing.) Treat yourself (and your Instagram feed) to the most delicious scoops your city has to offer with our Localist guide to the best ice cream in Canada.
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Halifax: Lemon Dogs
Where: The Alderney Market (Saturdays), Shubie Park (Thursday–Sunday). Delivery is available 24 hours a day, lemondogs.ca
Atmosphere: A small, local company that sets up camp at parks, food festivals and markets
Number of flavours: Always changing
Most unusual flavour: Nothing crazy here, but with new sundaes and paleta pops to try every week (the Passionfruit Coconut paleta is amazing), you’ll always have something new to try.
Don’t miss: Their fizzy lemonade floats—as tasty as they sound
Average wait: 10 minutes
Average cost: $3–5. Or you can order a subscription for $20 and under.