Ohio's inventive Jeni Britton Bauer buys ingredients from local farms to make seasonal frozen yogurts such as tangy lemon-and-blueberry and a Riesling-poached-pear sorbet.
$68 for 6 pints,

This Philly institution's dense gelati rival Italy's finest, especially its Sicilian pistachio and the yellow watermelon spiked with grappa.
$60 for 6 pints,

The famed candy-maker takes a crack at the cold stuff, infusing ice cream with unexpected fixings—e.g., pandan leaf and ancho chiles.
$45 for 4 pints,

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