Posts Tagged ‘gelato’

Ice Cream Shops Prepare to Battle the Polar Vortex

How frozen treat purveyors survive the freeze.

Get Biscuit Gelato Sandwiches From Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. and Dolcezza This Weekend

Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. will make its public debut with a pop-up this Saturday and Sunday at Dolcezza’s Union Market factory. Expect to find biscuit sandwiches with stuffings like Benton’s bacon, fried egg, cheddar, and maple aioli as well as fried chicken, bacon, honey, and cayenne. The menu will also include biscuits with various spreads like […]

Flights of Fancy

Boom times or end times? BLT Steak just introduced wagyu beef “flights” so customers can sample and compare a range of the high-end, high-cost meat. Other local spots have begun offering their own fancy “flights” (with fancy prices, too). And none of them has to do with wine or beer. Wagyu Beef Flight Where: BLT […]

Dolcezza Gelato Shop Coming to Logan Circle

The former Mid City Deli space at 14th and P streets NW will soon be home to a new Dolcezza gelato and coffee shop. The guys behind Taylor Gourmet were initially set to open something there, but they've changed directions and are now subletting to Dolcezza. Unlike Dolcezza's other outposts, this location will have a […]

Dolzezza to Unveil New Gelato Factory and Coffee Lab

Watching Dolcezza co-owner Robb Dunan lead a tour of his company's new gelato factory near Union Market is kind of like watching Willy Wonka wander through his chocolate factory. He jumps from one new feature to the next, urging people to try a taste of this or take a look at that and chatting enthusiastically […]

Dolci Gelati Cafe Coming to Shaw and Takoma Park

Dolci Gelati owner Gianluigi Dellaccio, a former pastry chef for Roberto Donna's Galileo, sells his gelato at Whole Foods, Nationals Stadium, and other retail outlets and restaurants. Now, he's opening his first shops in Takoma Park and Shaw. The 500-square-foot Takoma Park location at 7000 Carroll Ave. will open in the next two or three […]

Dolcezza Gelato: So Hot Right Now

Georgetown's Dolcezza Gelato took top honors as the area's "Best Frozen Treat" at the inaugural DC Scoop competition on Saturday, impressing a panel of judges that included heralded chefs Scott Drewno of The Source by Wolfgang Puck and Richard Brandenburg, formerly of America Eats Tavern and Cafe Atlantico, among others. The award for regional icy […]

Three Things To Try This Weekend: Sweet Tooth Edition

Hot potato doughnuts with lime curd and strawberry jam (pictured) at PS7's, $4.50; 777 I St. NW, (202)  742-8550 "Sparkling Lemon," cherry pound cake with lemon curd and sherry marscapone, sprinkled with Pop Rocks, at Urbana, $7; 2121 P St. NW, (202) 956-6650 Ficchi gelato (ricotta, fig, vin cotto swirl) at Casa Nonna gelato cart, […]

Free Gelato! Casa Nonna Debuts New Icy Treat Cart Today With Comp Scoops

Casa Nonna in Dupont Circle is rolling out its new Italian-style street-side gelato cart on Thursday. Folks dropping by between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. receive free scoops. Full details below:

Georgetown’s Ice Cream Gap to Be Filled With…Nonfat Frozen Yogurt

On April Fools Day, the planning geeks over at Greater Greater Washington identified D.C.'s vast cupcake desert, parts of town that are not served by lack full-service and non-full-service cupcakeries. Georgetown, naturally, has no shortage of places that peddle frosted treats, but what about ice cream? As Georgetown Metropolitan reports, the stretch of Wisconsin Avenue […]