How does the Ice Cream Sandwich Challenge work at Barrington’s, Stagioni and Good Food?

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How does the Ice Cream Sandwich Challenge work? It’s simple. Go order an ice cream sandwich at Barrington’s, Stagioni and Good Food — then cast your vote for the best one. You’ll receive a free dessert and be entered to win a gift card.

The Ice Cream Sandwich Challenge was born after chef trash talk between the leaders of Moffett Restaurant Group’s three brands: Barrington’s, Stagioni, and Good Food —  #4, #17 and #5 respectively on the Agenda’s Top 50 Restaurant list.

Anyone who wants to participate should order an ice cream sandwich at one of the restaurants and ask for a punch card. Then you take that punch card to the other two restaurants (people can start and end the challenge anywhere they’d like).

A completed punch card can be returned to any of the Moffett Restaurant Group locations for a complimentary dessert of the guests’ choice, and to be entered into a giveaway for a gift card from the winning restaurant.

For those that have experienced all three ice cream sandwiches, you can cast your vote here.

Voting ends May 1 and it’s an honor system, so don’t be that jerk that votes without trying them all.


Don’t forget, everyone who completes the challenge will be entered into a giveaway for a gift card to the winning restaurant.

Here are the three ice cream sandwiches in the running.

Barrington’s: Chouquette ice cream sandwich – Nutella ice cream-filled pate a choux, pearl sugar, hazelnuts, whipped cream


Stagioni: Banana cream pie gelato sandwich – banana gelato, graham cracker macaron, marshmallow flush, meringue cookie.


Good Food: Banana pudding ice cream on Nilla wafer with white chocolate foam.


I’ve only been to Good Food so far, but it’s my early favorite given the cuteness-level of the dessert (looks like a pretty version of a Choco Taco) and the fact that you get to dip the ice cream sandwich into white chocolate foam.


Inside cozy Good Food on Montford


Good Food pastry chef hard at work

Good Food ice cream sandwich dunkability: 10 out of 10


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