Video crew from Italy's Gelato University gets the scoop on Pittsburgh

Jun 21, 2019 151

BY: BOB BATZ JR.

A video crew from Italy has stopped in Pittsburgh as part of a series on American frozen-dessert artisans and landmarks titled “Some Like It Cold — USA Mission.” The seven-member crew, working for Carpigiani Gelato University near Bologna, Italy, spent a long Tuesday shooting at Mercurio’s Pizza and Gelato’s new second location in Fox Chapel.

Mercurio’s in Shadyside was opened in 2012 by sister and brother Anna and Michael Mercurio, whose parents started making gelato 20 years ago at Mulberry Street Creamery in Kittanning. May 13 was the last day gelato was made there; now it’s all made at the Freeport Road restaurant, which is to open at the end of June. 

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SOURCE: https://www.post-gazette.com

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