The Gelato Fiasco: Brunswick, ME
Tried the Wild Maine Blueberry and the Nocciola (hazelnut) gelato and both were really good. What struck me is that the place wasn't that busy when there was a long line at the Dairy Queen. Go figure.
Yes, it was the DQ in Topsham and also the other shack near Scarlet Begonias. And yes, the name is pretty ridiculous. It's not that the parking was hard on a Sunday afternoon, about half the spaces were empty in front of the natural food place. I do realize the working class aspects of the area, yet that gelato was very good. Their name and product is all over southern Maine, so apparently it’s been taking off. Maybe it’s more popular with the students and staff at Bowdoin?
I had some strawberry rhubarb from here this summer. Yum. I remarked that you could still see the rhubarb fibers (a good thing in my mind) and the girl behind the counter smiled in relief. Apparently other customers would report in hesitant disgust that there was a hair in their gelato.