Moorenko’s is Coming to Rio!

Moorenko’s is coming to Rio!

The local artisanal ice cream scoop shop is going to be located in the space next to Starbucks on Boardwalk Place as a summer pop-up (updated on 6/8 to reflect the pop-up status of the store).

For those unfamiliar with Moorenko’s, they earned The MoCoShow’s #1 ice cream spot in MoCo award when we released our list back in 2017.

Their original location has been in Downtown Silver Spring at 8030 Georgia Avenue for almost 15 years and they have recently opened an Ellicott City location.

Founder, Susan Soorenko says “We wanted to create an ice cream that would make people fall in love. My favorite thing is watching people taste our ice cream for the first time—when they stop whatever they’re doing to savor the experience.”
Flavors include:

Bittersweet Chocolate
Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip
Butter Pecan
Chocolate Chip (Stracciatella)
Chocolate Peanut Butter
Cherry Stracciatella
Cinnamon Cappuccino
Coconut Almond
Coconut Chocolate Chip
Cookie Overload
Crème Fraîche
Green Tea

Honey Lavender
Milk Chocolate
Mint Chocolate Chip
Moka Chocolate Chip
Peanut Butter
Peppermint Stick
Salted Caramel with Pralines
Sweet Corn & Sea Salt
Vanilla Bean
White Chocolate Mint
Wild Blueberry

Grapefruit Campari

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