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shivaslives Feb 25, 2008 04:03 PM

i had heard about this place for some time and finally had a chance to try it. i only get to philly a few times a year, but this could get me there more often. i have had gelato in italy and the south of france and this stacks up just fine.is it always this good?

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  1. JugglerDave RE: shivaslives Feb 25, 2008 04:57 PM

    Answer 1: Yes, it is always this good.

    Answer 2: I would say in the spring/summer it is even better, when they incorporate in-season local produce / fruits and herbs into their flavor mix.

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      rabidog RE: JugglerDave Feb 25, 2008 05:55 PM

      you are so right. summer brings on some crisp, tart flavors that will chill you to the bone in 100 degree heat (i know that's not a pleasant thought in the dead of winter but...)... two standouts for me are lemon/basil and lime/cilantro. LOVE these... they're enough to coax anyone out of the A/C and on down to center city!

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        Hungryin theBurbs RE: rabidog Feb 25, 2008 06:47 PM

        I'm with you! I also love the lime/cilantro, and the grapefruit/campari. Really, though, they are grea all year round.

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          Rick RE: Hungryin theBurbs Feb 26, 2008 07:51 AM

          My wife recently ordered me the Valentine's special and had it delivered to us here in Pittsburgh. Pineapple Mint, Hazelnut, Blood Orange, Pistachio, Dark Chocolate, White Chocolate, I love them all.

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            jessicheese RE: Rick Feb 26, 2008 09:17 AM

            Mmmm... the pineapple mint is my favorite!!!

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      Bigley9 RE: shivaslives Feb 26, 2008 10:28 AM

      Has anyone tried the Meyer lemon/Grey Goose flavor? They had it in pints at the Fair Foods Farm Stand this past week but I didn't get any. It is remarkably similar to a beverage I have been enjoying this meyer lemon season!

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