Sean Vahey

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    June 26, 2013
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    June 12, 2013
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    May 16, 2013

    Humphry Slocombe Starts "Lickstarter" to Help Fund Ferry Building Spot

    Pending an upcoming expansion into the Ferry Building, Humphry Slocombe is reaching out to the gods of crowdfunding through a campaign they've cleverly coined a "lickstarter." The campaign is run through a thing called "Kudos," which appears to be an online platform that lets you do all kinds of phi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Prime Your Palate for Litquake's Food Events

    Every year, Litquake brings together a veritable orgy of events for writers and readers, and anyone whose soul is a little bit thirsty for some literary juice or a chance to worship at Dave Eggers' feet. This year there are some seriously stellar-sounding food events programmed into the lineup as we ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Humphry Slocombe Gets Book Deal

    Gary Soup/FlickrReady for his closeup: Humphry Slocombe's Jake Godby at a Bloomingdales event last year.​Looks like Secret Breakfast won't be a secret forever. Mission ice cream maker Humphry Slocombe has a contract with Chronicle Books for Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Book, written by Slocombe' ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    NYT Cookbook Ultimate Potluck Draws SF Chefs and Mixologists

    ​Former New York Times editor and current columnist Amanda Hesser will celebrate the release of The Essential New York Times Cookbook in San Francisco in just the right way, by hosting an "ultimate potluck cocktail brunch" thrown by SF Food Wars. While SFFW is known for its lively culinary battle ... More >>

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    October 6, 2010

    Humphry Slocombe Introduces Kombucha Sorbet

    Tamara PalmerGinger pineapple kombucha sorbet.​We hurried to Humphry Slocombe today as soon as we saw a tweet announcing the debut of ginger pineapple kombucha sorbet, the first we've heard of anyone using the cultured beverage as dessert application. We got there about three hours after openi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Humphry Slocombe Hosting Big Gay Ice Cream Truck for Bicoastal Fun

    Tamara PalmerHumphry Slocombe's Harvey Milk and Honey Graham Cracker ice cream.​SFoodie's Tamara Palmer, enlisted to edit NBC's local food blog Feast Bay Area (due to go live in September), offered up a rainbow scoop to NBC's New York Feast flagship yesterday ― an East-Coast-meets-West-Coast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Harvey Milk Ice Cream Returning to Humphry Slocombe Through Gay Pride

    Tamara PalmerTaste befitting a San Francisco legend.​Humphry Slocombe's Harvey Milk and Honey Graham Cracker ice cream was a hit at Saturday's State-recognized Harvey Milk Day, selling out in three hours. Humphry honcho Sean Vahey told us the flavor will make its fabulous reappearance this Fr ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    Humphry Slocombe Making Super-Gay Ice Cream for Harvey Milk Day

    Terry Schmitt/ChronicleWill it taste like rainbows?​Equality California is gearing up to host the local festivities for Saturday's first State-recognized Harvey Milk Day, and has asked ice cream kingpins Humphry Slocombe to create a special flavor to honor the late Supervisor and activist. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    How Did Humphry Slocombe Amass an Award-Worthy 300K Twitter Followers?

    missionlocal.orgHumphry Slocombe's Jake Godby (left) with chief tweeter Sean Vahey.​Two San Francisco-based businesses, ice creamery Humphry Slocombe and messenger bag stalwart Timbuk2, are vying for the honor of "Best Small Business to Follow on Twitter" at the first Bizzies Awards, hosted by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Holiday Gift Idea: Get Topped by Humphry Slocombe

    Sean Vahey'Tis the season for saucy and naughty bits from Humphry Slocombe.​Temple of frozen delicacies Humphry Slocombe (2790 Harrison at 24th St.) is unveiling a sexy gift box for Christmas. "Can I Top You?" contains two $5 gift certificates for the cool stuff (ice cream) and an array of house-m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Run, and You Just Might Score the Last of These Thanksgiving Pies, Desserts, and Stuffing Essentials

    Joe Mud/FlickrBeg the nice dude at Mission Pie for mercy.​Remember on Sunday, how you told your partner not to be so wussy? That there was still plenty of time to pick up things for Thanksgiving? Well we've got news for you: The moment of absolute panic is upon us. Fortunately, there's still j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Humphry Slocombe Now Open Mondays; Score Freebies Today

    T. PalmerJust try not to lick Godby's arm, though.​Mondays just got a lot better. As of today, haute ice cream parlor Humphry Slocombe (2790 Harrison at 24th St.) is now open seven days a week. Seductively whisper, "I want to lick it" to owner Jake Godby or manager Sean Vahey (we suggest the forme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Sweet Beat: A Closer Look at Humphry Slocombe's Jesus Juice

    Earlier this week, we shouted out some local eateries tributing Michael Jackson on their menus. Since then, we've had a closer look at the Jesus Juice ($7.50 a pint) from Humphry Slocombe (2790 Harrison at 24th St.).What began as an afternoon toast to the King of Pop on Thursday afternoon between HS ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Humphry Slocombe Challenges Ice Cream Conventions

    Notes and Photos by Tamara PalmerThis week marks the anticipated opening of Humphry Slocombe, an ice cream parlor featuring inventive flavors from owner/chef Jake Godby, who has worked as a pastry chef for more than 15 years for fine restaurants like Fifth Floor, Boulevard and Coi. The name comes fr ... More >>

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