National Chocolate Ice Cream Day Isn't Every Day? | KCET
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day Isn't Every Day?
Call us cynical, but most "food holidays" seem like a not-very-subtle way to drive profits towards a somewhat under-appreciated (meaning, under-purchased) food. By promoting something like "Artichoke Day," it implants the idea of that food out to the masses, and probably boosts sales for a day or so. That's our theory anyway, and one that makes complete sense. Well, until you get something like National Chocolate Ice Cream Day. Who among us doesn't purchase chocolate ice cream on a regular basis? Why do the chocolate ice cream lobbyists spend time pursuing the national holidays racket when, really, they should just be swimming in pools of money, Scrooge McDuck-style? In any case, seeing as chocolate ice cream is literally one of the greatest desserts in the history of humans eating desserts, we thought we'd open up our gallery a bit and travel outside of the greater L.A. area for a few photos towards the bottom of our gallery. Enjoy!
Thousands of Haitian refugee families continue to be stranded in Tijuana, a city far from where they hoped would be their final destination. Since their arrival, photojournalist Omar Martínez has been documenting their Mexican lives.
Roughly 90 years later, the legacy of San Luis Obispo's Motel Inn still stands, along with part of the original building.
Huell investigates a onetime tradition, the Yosemite Firefall, and experiences the natural version of the "Firefall" at Horsetail Fall. Huell calls it "one of the most magnificent sights you'll ever see in your life."