Jeni's Whips Up a Theater-Inspired Ice Cream

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

If you're headed to the Ohio Theatre this weekend for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and BalletMet's performance of "The Rite of Spring," you may want to make a pit stop in the lobby. Jeni's Spendid Ice Creams will be there, selling its Stravinsky-inspired flavor: Absinthe + Meringues.

Jeni's describes the ice cream as refreshing and crisp, with small and sweet meringues sprinkled throughout. "The absinthe-laced cream-green like spring foliage and grass-represents the wild side, the artists, the bohemians (big imbibers of the "Green Fairy" spirit at the time)," a press release said. You'll find the flavor alongside Jeni's Grapefruit Frozen Yogurt on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the theater. Can't make it to "The Rite of Spring"? No worries-you can try Absinthe + Meringues at one of Jeni's scoop shops and at

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-Taylor Rogers, @rogerstaylorj

Photo courtesy of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams