How New York City's Milk & Cream Bar Takes Cereal to the Next Level

Some people take breakfast foods very seriously.

And while cereal may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think about Instagrammable morning meals, the match was obvious for Milk & Cream Cereal Bar co-founder Cory Ng. We were curious about the Insta-worthy establishment's history, and he kindly obliged to fill us in on all the tasty details.

The Inspiration

Cory Ng: Three friends—Cory, Justin, and Tommy—decided they wanted to open a dessert shop. After several late nights of brainstorming, they came up with blending cereal into ice cream. We reminisced about things that made us happy when we were younger. We all mentioned eating cereal and watching Saturday morning cartoons.


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Making It Happen

CN: Before Milk & Cream Cereal Bar was created, the space was occupied by Mott Street Cycles, a bicycle shop that we owned. We already had the space, but we just needed the right concept to open a business. We decided to utilize it by changing it into an ice cream shop.


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Most Insta-Worthy Dessert

CN: The prettiest item would be our Froot Berry Bliss. It's a blend of vanilla ice cream, strawberries, blueberries and Froot Loops topped with Fruity Pebbles and gummy bears. The ice cream comes out a really vibrant purple and is very refreshing because of the fruit that's blended in there.


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Tastiest Dessert

CN: The tastiest would be our Cookie Crisp Carnival. Our top selling special is a blend of cookie dough ice cream, Oreos and Cookie Crisp cereal topped with cookie dough bites and cookie crunchies


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Most Underrated Dessert

CN: The most underrated item is the P-Nut Jelly Crumble. It's a blend of vanilla ice cream, Reese's Puffs and peanuts topped with more peanuts, Reese's Pieces and grape jelly


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What's Next

CN: We are always experimenting with new ingredients. We can't say what it is, but we're looking to release a special that will run for a month using a limited edition cereal.

 

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