Assuming there is no material in ice cream to be chewed, which is the correct sentence?
I am drinking ice cream.
I am eating ice cream.
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You are eating ice cream. You also eat soup, applesauce, yogurt, and many other things. The "food" category is not defined by chewability.
Ice cream is typically eaten. If you melted the ice cream, you could probably drink it. Similar foods get differing treatment and the pattern usually comes down utensils:
"Eat" would be the right word unless you want to specifically emphasize that it's melting before you have a chance to consume it (e.g., "Between the heat and my 2 year-old acting out, I ended up drinking my ice cream.")
Ice cream is eaten as it is in solid state. You can not drink ice, can you?
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