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Italian Treats To Help Stay Cool this Summer

Summer is here and man is it a hot one! The temps are really creeping up here and we’re all looking for any way to stay cool. As luck would have it, here in Italy we have quite a few frozen and chilled desserts that will do just the trick! Here are a few of...
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The Humble Beginnings of Bar Gelateria Ercole

We love Pizzo, and recommend it to all our clients planning to visit Calabria. There are a few things you absolutely must do when you visit Pizzo and indulging in the traditional Tartufo is one of them. There is no shortage of cafés and restaurants listing tartufo on the menu, but we absolutely love Bar...
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Tour del Gelato: Cremeria Sottozero in Reggio Calabria (Calabria)

So what do you do if you are in one of Italy’s most picturesque cities and find yourself with a hankering for two, three, or even four scoops of homemade southern Italian gelato? You hit the beach. Just a few blocks down the lungomare from the tiny green kiosk of the Gelateria Cesare is the...
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Tour del Gelato: Gelateria Cesare in Reggio Calabria (Calabria)

Remember last week when I told you all about my day trip to Reggio Calabria? Oh you know … where I found those buns of bronze? Well I have a confession to make. And no, it has nothing to do with those big naked men … but it is just as sinful. Reggio Calabria is...
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Tour del Gelato: Marrons Glacés in Catanzaro (Calabria)

All hail the Gelato Giant, the Connoisseur of the Cone, the Explorer of Epicurean Enlightenment … or, for those of you in the know … Ms. Adventures in Italy. A couple of years ago, Tour del Gelato was launched in the name of all that is good to showcase gelaterie around the world that have one...
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