Serendipity Ice Cream to open at the Grove on July 17 | Food and Drink News | Saint Louis

click to enlarge Beckie Jacobs is thrilled to bring homemade Serendipity ice cream to The Grove.  - MICHAEL KILFOY

Michael Kilfoy

Beckie Jacobs is thrilled to bring homemade Serendipity ice cream to The Grove.

fans of Homemade Ice Cream Serendipity (4400 Manchester Avenue) they’ve been waiting patiently for their favorite frozen treats ever since owner Beckie Jacobs closed her old Webster Groves store last December. The closure was temporary, she assured her sponsors, prompted by Jacobs’s plans to move to the Grove after failing to reach a lease agreement with the landlord. Now, she’s delivering on her promise with news just in time for the summer heat: Serendipity will open in her new home on Manchester Avenue on July 17.

The new Serendipity will be located in the new Gateway Lofts development near the intersection of Manchester and Newstead avenues. The grand opening, which coincides with National Ice Cream Day, will welcome guests to the gorgeous new space, which is outfitted with cream and gold hexagonal mosaic tiles, a long wooden bar with a stone countertop, and white pendant lamps. and black. .

Though the look may be different from the old Webster Groves digs, the new Serendipity will feature all the sweet treats regulars have come to love during their 18 years in business, like ice cream sandwiches, fresh waffle cones and flavors. exclusives like “Cookie Monster”, “Salted Caramel Swirl” and “Chocolate Gold Coast”.

Jacobs is excited to launch several new offerings as a Grove location, including homemade breakfast pastries, bagels, and locally sourced coffee. In this spirit, she hopes to be embraced by Grove residents not just as a place to grab a snack, but as a community gathering place throughout the day.

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