Delray Beach is getting a new gelato shop just in time for the scorching heat of summer. What sets this gelato apart from all others? It's blend of Italian craftsmanship with the tropical flavors of Hawaii.   Hawaii's Papalani Gelato is set to open its first South Florida location in April at The Shoppes at Addison Place (16950 Jog Road, Del...

Good news, folks! A new Boston gelato shop is opening just in time for spring. Amorino, a luxurious European cafe and gelato shop, is set to debut its first Boston-area location this Thursday at 7:30 a.m. And, per a release, guests can experience a "special discovery period" that day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with complimentary gelato.   The up...

by Joseph S. Pete   A local chain of Italian Ice parlors is going to serve up its popular Philadelphia-style "water ice" in what was once a popular spot for frozen yogurt in Munster. Jodi's Italian Ice Factory, which says it's the largest Italian Ice manufacturer in the Midwest, will move into the former Eyepad Optical that closed recen...

Salvatore Albelice, born in Catania and raised in Milan at a very young age opened his first "gelateria" in Milan. Then, in 1982 he decided to move to USA where he first open Sunbelt imports,inc., a local distributor of Italian-branded coffee and coffee equipment and in 2014 he opened the first Italian Cafe in Houston.   If you enter at Fell...

by Ted Scheffler   Ice, Ice Baby! If you've enjoyed the excellent gelato at local restaurants such as Per Noi Trattoria, Oasis Cafe, Pago, La Caille and others, along with the Downtown Farmers Market, you've eaten Sweetaly artisan Italian gelato.   Well, in mid-May, owners Francesco and Lisa Amendola hosted a grand opening and ribbon...

by Elise Balzotti   As we meddle through spring, with summer fast approaching, we ask ourselves: "Is there any better way to satisfy our taste buds than with a cold, confectionary treat?" Although we all tend to become increasingly more aware of our figures during this time of year, we can't help but associate warmer weather with frozen des...

By Ben Waterhouse   Just when it seemed the gelato craze of the early 2000s had finally petered out, the dense, silky Italian ice cream is back, all thanks to a lanky Italian with a Frank Zappa mustache. Sandro Paolini, a native of Pisa, opened Pinolo Gelato on Southeast Division Street, a neighborhood already awash in ice cream, in June....

It's the dream many Americans have – to travel to another country for a vacation without worrying about the cost. Would you sit on the beaches in South America? Would you travel the historical roads in Europe? Or would it be an Asian adventure?   When American adults were asked where they would choose, if they could spend a vacation in any c...

The detailed guide recently released by Gambero Rosso tells the story of the Masters and their chefs-d'oeuvre that made them popular and unique in the field. The 2016 version covers the whole Italian territory from North to South, spotlighting the best pastry shops, awarded with the best price Tre Torte (in Italian, Three Cakes).   Among the...

Rita's Italian Ice®, the world's largest Italian Ice concept with over 600 stores, has awarded its largest area franchise development agreement ever to Rita's GP, LLC, a business unit of a diverse business development group based in Old Town San Diego. Like so many others in San Diego, one of the partners is a transplant from the Philadelphia area,...