I honestly don't know what to say about Ottimo. I've been wanting to try this place for a while. Our friends (and gelato lovers) mentioned this place to one one evening but we have never had the opportunity to go. Last week, I met up with fellow expat Jill for lunch and girl chat. We … Continue reading Giro del Gelato: Ottimo!
Summer is upon us and sometimes there's nothing better to cool you off than a gelato.... or two. This time around on the Giro del Gelato, we visited a Turin institution turned gelateria: Venchi. Anyone familiar with Italian chocolates know that Venchi is one of the most trusted names in "confectionary art". From specialty chocolates to traditional … Continue reading Giro del Gelato: Cioccogelateria Venchi
I'm about to let you in on a little secret. READY? Grom used to be my favorite gelateria. It isn't anymore. Now that I've said it, I feel somewhat better. Don't get me wrong, I love me some Grom and it's fabulous but, there are other places to go to that are just as good, … Continue reading Giro del Gelato: Vanilla
I love finding new places to eat gelato. I get to try new flavors or just compare my favorites. I can observe the staff and the patrons. Most importantly, if it's actually good, I can go back when the lines at Grom are ridiculously long! The problem is that I tend to go alone and … Continue reading Giro del Gelato: Rivareno
Like many cafes in Turin, Roma già Talmone has been a fixture in the city since the 1800s. Located near Turin's main train station, Porta Nuova, Roma già Talmone is a prime spot for people watching. No matter the season, Roma is always bustling with patrons wether it be for their gelato or excellent aperitivo. … Continue reading Giro del Gelato: Roma già Talmone
I was introduced to it by my friend Jill who raved about their delicious Granite. During one of my MANY visits to Vasavasa I skipped the Granita and went for the Gelato.. and I must say.. it's in serious competition with another favorite Gelateria as one of the BEST IN TORINO. I went for my … Continue reading Giro del Gelato: Vasavasa Gelateria
Did you know that Torino is the Chocolate capital of Italy? Well, you know now! In my opinion, the best time to visit Torino is in the winter because that's when you have the best of the best in production. Chocolate is an art and because it is so delicate the best chocolate can only … Continue reading Affogato al Cioccolato