Terrible pun alert: Denver's ice cream shops are the 'cream' of the crop. But you already knew that. The rankings-obsessed US News & World Report didn't, though -- at least, not until recently.
While we lack the budget to taste ice cream from all Sweet Action's competitors (we can dream, right?), we will announce unequivocally that Sweet Action has the best name. Chicago's "Brown Cow" ranked 12th (yawn), Cambridge's "Toscanini's" comes in at #2 (don't even know how to pronounce that), and the top rank goes to "Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams" in Columbus (honest, if uninspired).
But Sweet Action is far from Denver's only great spot for ice cream. Check our list for the hottest--erm, chillest--spots in town: