Whether you visit the North Highland or Piedmont Avenue store, JAKE'S ICE CREAM & SORBETS
has no equal in our city. Basics like chocolate and vanilla get elevated to gourmet status, and seasonal flavors -- including a rapturous honey-fig, a willowy pumpkin and an apple pie (in which two actual pies get chucked into the batch as it mixes) -- make Jake's a year-round destination. Cozy, homey ambience in both stores only adds to the pleasure. The creamy, classic rich American ice cream filled with sometimes weird ingredients (like Girl Scout cookies) or Kenya AA coffee makes Jake's the ice cream we always scream for.
676 Highland Ave. 404-523-1830; 970 Piedmont Road. 404-685-3101.