Real gelato near Philly
- Gene De Lisa
Does anyone know where one can find actual gelato in Philly or nearby?
I don't mean that mutant-dairy-queen-soft-serve rubbish hawked by Rita's that they call gelati[sic]
Varallo Brothers bakery at 1639 S 10th St ( @ corner of Morris - 215-952-0367) has REAL gelato that is delicious. The chocolate/hazelnut (Nutella, anyone?) flavor is great, as is the pistachio. They also make very tasty and reasonable baked goods, but the gelato is ROCKIN'! A nice place to go for dessert on a summer evening, perhaps after dinner at a nearby BYOB. There are several of those in the general vicinity as well, so South Philly is hopping for great places to Chow!