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May 10, 2004 07:37 PM

Italian Ice!

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Hello all. I'm in Pasadena, but I'm the type that would not think twice about driving 100 miles out of my in order to try some good chow.

Does good Italian ice exist on the left coast?


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  1. Good question...
    I was driving by this Italian Ice place on Montana Ave. in the shopping blocks in Santa Monica. Has anyone ever been to that one? Is it worth stopping at?

    1. I enjoy DiDio's on Montana in Santa Monica. They have homemade ices from fresh fruit and juices. The blood orange is a favorite of mine. I know they have another location somewhere, but I'm not sure where it is.

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      1. re: DuckHunter

        Here's a link to some more info on Di Dio's


      2. There is fine Italian Ice at Valentino's Pizza just south of Manhattan Beach Blvd and Aviation from the McD's Frequented by Jay Leno and many others. Nice place.

        1. 1) South Street Philly Steaks in Westwood has italian ice from Philadelphia. 4 flavors (chocolate, lemon, cherry, and one rotating currently mango)

          2) Italian ice place in Brentwood Market area has many flavors from NY. He is moving into the adjacent grocery store soon.

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          1. re: sue

            When you say Brentwood Market do you mean the Country Mart at 26th/San Vicente?

            1. re: Debbie

              It's that little shopping area near sunset and barrington where Maria's Italian kitchen is.

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