Posted by: lisetta | June 16, 2010

Gelato dinner

After work today I hopped on the subway and headed to Center City with a mission: dress a man whose sense of style lingers only in the t-shirt and jeans genre. He needed something a  bit more stylish for a date. While he rejected many of my nontraditional choices, he did end up buying only pieces I had found. Who knew such a simple act of friendship could be so deeply satisfying?

Afterwards, we took a troll down 13th street to see what sorts of delicious flavors Capogiro had. Rosemary goat cheese appeared! So did lavender! So did avocado. There was a raspberry lambic beer flavor and a bourbon caramel. How delightfully difficult the choice became.

My friend chose to get a medium sized cup with three flavors, and I followed suit. Note to self: that is way too much gelato! The greatest pleasures are only in the first few bites. I’ve officially overdosed.

The friendly clerk and I chatted about how I think the University City store never has anything interesting. She told me that she thought the Rittenhouse store had the most interesting flavors. LOL. I guess many of us see the grass as greener wherever we’re not. Or perhaps we’re always bound to be disappointed when we’re always looking for unusual varieties?

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  1. Lavendar gelato sounds amazing . . . well they all do. How would you ever make up your mind? I’d have to pay a few (dozen) visits to this establishment for “scientific” research. 🙂


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