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Gelato at Caffe Trieste on Market St.

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Anya L Jul 28, 2006 09:41 PM

I went to Delessio this morning and noticed the new Caffe Trieste across the street. I guess it's been there a while now but I just hadn't been in the neighborhood. I tried an espresso and thought it overly bitter, but I am not a regular espresso drinker, so probably not the best judge. The cafe is pleasant and spacious. They have mediocre-looking pastries and decent-looking desserts, but what really caught my eye was the gelato. It comes from Tony Fiorello in San Rafael. In keeping with my ice-cream-for-breakfast trend, I tried the vanilla and found it pleasant. (A problem with tasting ice cream in the early a.m. is that my taste buds are not as discerning at that hour - I liked it enough that I would definitely try it again.) Anyway, I figure it's always good to know where you can get your gelato fix.

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    test123 RE: Anya L Jul 28, 2006 10:09 PM

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      Anya L RE: test123 Jul 29, 2006 03:48 PM

      Market & Gough, across from Delessio. They did have some morning buns that looked a lot better than their croissants. I would stick with Delessio though.

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        ChowFun_derek RE: Anya L Jul 29, 2006 04:07 PM

        It is East (towards Downtown) from Delessios, but on the same side of the street (the south side of Market)...right on the corner...used to be a surplus store for many years.

    2. Frosty Melon RE: Anya L Jul 29, 2006 05:18 PM

      I recently received an e-mail from Trieste (have no idea how they got my address) saying they had a variety of paninis on offer, and even a goat cheese pizza. That surprised me...did you see any of this on the menu? Just curious as it is nearby and I've been meaning to check it out.

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        Anya L RE: Frosty Melon Jul 29, 2006 07:45 PM

        Didn't notice savory items, but it was morning, so I might have just missed them.

      2. rworange RE: Anya L Nov 20, 2007 08:41 PM

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        Caffe Trieste
        1667 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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