When it comes to culinary achievements, Naples is best known for pizza. However, being someone who sometimes goes to Naples for the day with the express goal of eating as much as possible, I knew that I also had to try the pinnacle of ridiculousness and make my way out to Chalet Ciro for ice […]
Category Archives: Gelato
I try not to use too many superlatives unnecessarily but after eating literally hundreds of scoops of gelato, I can say that Otaleg is absolutely the very best gelato in Rome. The only problem with getting a taste of this deliciousness was that the shop was a bit outside of the city center — but […]
I feel, more often than ever, like words are escaping me. I can sit and concentrate and claw around my foggy mental state, but I cannot easily summon the vocabulary that I had at my fingertips before the baby. I blame the cumulative effects of long-term sleep deprivation, but I love this kid and so […]
Rome’s Mercato Centrale has brought some of the city’s best street food under one roof – including newcomers like Cremilla Gelato.
Old school. Gelateria I Caruso is seriously old school. The wood and tiles may be worn, but the all glass wall to one side allows you to see directly into the gelato prep area. I Caruso has nothing to hide. You might have read some gelato “rules” that say you should always check to make […]
A look inside the Gelato Museum near Bologna, Italy
It is hard to find a more pedestrian heavy spot than the Largo Argentina bus stop. Visitors and locals alike pass by throughout the day, waiting for buses to Termini and beyond. If you have stood here, you have absolutely passed by Vice Gelato. Inside, I am most fascinated by the walls. Studded, icy, sparkly, […]
“Otaleg” is “Gelato” spelled backwards. Get it?