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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in L.A.

L.A.'s infamous June gloom has finally burned off, and we think there's no better way to beat the heat than with some ice cream. Of course Angelenos have mastered the art of ice cream -- in a city where it's always the season for a frozen treat, good froyo, gelato, and ice cream are essential. In honor of National Ice Cream Day, here's a gallery of some of the best L.A. has to offer.

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Fruit gelato in a waffle cone at Gelato Bar LA on Hillhurst, courtesy of Gelato Bar LA
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Ginger Rosewater ice cream at Mashti Malone's by flickr user LA & OC Foodventures
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Strawberry cheesecake ice cream sandwich from Diddy Riese in Westwood by flickr user kalebdf
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Vanilla froyo with berrie mix-ins from 21 Choices by flickr user oemebamo
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Vanilla Gingergrass and Brownie Marscapone gelato from Scoops by flickr user LA & OC Foodventures
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The Creamsicle at MILK: Blood orange sorbet, vanilla ice cream, almond brittle by flickr user arnold | inuyaki
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Sea salt caramel ice cream sandwich from the Cool Haus truck by flickr user Muy Yum
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Strawberry Shortcake Good Humor bar from 7-11 (or your freezer!) by flickr user rick
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Bennett's Homemade Ice Cream by flickr user rick
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Gelato from Pazzo Gelato in Silver Lake, photo courtesy of Pazzo Gelato
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Sticky toffee pudding with ice cream from The Gorbals Downtown by flickr user kayone73

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