A marvie blend of bitter stout and sweet, sweet ice cream, this inspired rendition of a root beer float may take you by surprise. It did us.
Colman Andrews is a cofounder and former editor-in-chief of Saveur magazine and a former restaurant critic for Gourmet. A native of Los Angeles with degrees in history and philosophy from UCLA, he’s currently the editorial director of The Daily Meal and the author of nearly a dozen cookbooks, including The Country Cooking of Italy. He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters. Follow Colman Andrews on Google+.