Beyond Root Beer: Cool Floats for Hot Nights

adrian benepe

Melissa Hom


Summer allows for brief flings with childhood eating habits like ice cream from a truck or hot dogs in the backyard. But there’s no need to seclude yourself at the kids' table with this season’s batch of ice-cream floats. From a Dark and Stormy variation at Five Napkin Burger to a Green Melon–syrup concoction from Hiroko's Place, there is cold relief enough for any grown-up taste. Watch the slideshow and plan eight more summer outings.

Slide Show: Float On