On ice cream night, we all enjoy a pint of ice cream at home or at a café, but for those who prefer to drink the dessert in person, a special drink is available at bars.
There are now more than 10,000 ice cream bars around the world, and they’re all based on the same basic concept: a white, glass bowl filled with ice cream.
The drink is called a dot-a, and is typically sold for between $2 and $3.
(For comparison, a normal ice cream can cost anywhere from $3 to $6.)
There are also ice cream and coffee varieties.
Dot-asicle is the most popular ice cream beverage, with sales surging from $2 billion in 2011 to $12 billion last year, according to data from Nielsen.
But while it’s popular for its health benefits, some health experts worry that a lack of transparency around its nutritional contents can also be problematic.
“You have a big corporation like Coca-Cola and you have this kind of hidden nutritional information that we don’t have access to, that could be really harmful,” said Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which provides funding for breast cancer research.
“There are things that we can do to make sure that we know what’s in it.”
The first ice cream bar, opened in 2004 in Manhattan, was the brainchild of former President George W. Bush, who wanted to create a healthier alternative to sugary sodas.
The ice cream was served at Bush’s first inauguration, and the drinks have since been featured on his inauguration cake, which has since become one of the most coveted and expensive in the country.
It’s also been featured in the new “Wizard of Oz” film, and in the upcoming Disney Channel show “Minnie and Stitch.”
In 2014, a California company, Blue Diamond Ice Creams, became the first to open a bar in San Francisco, and has since expanded to cities across the country, including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Diego, and Houston.
While it’s unclear whether the company’s soda is vegan, its product is not meant to contain animal products.
However, the company says it’s a non-vegan, vegan-friendly ice cream that’s 100 percent made from plant-based ingredients.
The company said in a statement that its ice cream is not dairy-free and is free of artificial sweeteners and preservatives.
“While we are mindful of the importance of serving all of our products with a clear nutritional profile, we feel that our choice of ingredients and our ice cream choices represent a great opportunity for consumers to enjoy a healthier option,” the statement said.
The bar is available in three flavors: vanilla, mint and chocolate.
In recent years, Blue Dot ice cream has become popular in Asia, with the company releasing its own line of flavored ice cream in 2015.
(There are also two other varieties in the works.)
But the bar has not always been as popular in the United States.
In 2013, Komen announced that it was pulling the plug on the popular ice-cream-themed coloring book, “Millionaire Moms,” due to a lack, in part, of awareness of the product.
“It is time for Komen to stop promoting ice cream as an ideal source of calcium and Vitamin D for the whole world,” the organization said in the statement at the time.
Kudos to the companies who have continued to offer their ice-to-dessert drinks, said David Kavanagh, president of the American Beverage Association, which represents the ice cream industry.
“I think that the idea that people are going to put their trust in this to make their lives easier and their families’ lives easier is a good thing,” Kavanah said.
“That’s a good place to start, because we’ve seen this kind, this thing happen in other industries that are not so well known.”
As for the health benefits of dot-asicles, there are some who question the safety of these drinks.
“A lot of the research suggests that if you’re not drinking the drink and you’re just sitting in a chair, it’s not that bad,” said Dr. Paul N. Blatt, a professor of nutrition at New York University and the author of a 2014 paper on the health effects of dot ice cream titled, “Is the Dot-A-Sicle Soda Good for Your Heart?”
Blatt was one of two researchers who reviewed a large, open-label study of the health and effects of the drink.
The study included nearly 400 people from a variety of age groups and ethnicities.
The researchers, who were also from the University of California, San Francisco’s School of Medicine, said the results showed that the drinks did not cause the majority of cases of acute coronary syndrome, or ACE, a blood clotting disorder that can lead to heart failure. They