The Malacari family is building an ice cream empire in Luzerne County, expanding to yet another location. Frank Malacari said Friday his family plans to open another ice cream shop at a site they purchased at 33 S. Wyoming Ave. in Edwardsville that formerly housed Enterprise Rent-A-Car. “Customers on the West Side have been asking for a location th...

From the looks of it, this story represents the American Dream – fulfilled. Three young Italian buddies opened their first ice cream shop, Gelato-go, at 458 Ocean Drive in sunny South Beach on January 18th, 2013. Their Gelato Master learned his Italian gelato-making skills from his father and his family – who have been in the business for over 80 y...

On this frigid day in Boston, here’s a cool dispatch: Local makers Gelato & Chill will soon open a second gelato shop. With one scoop shop in operation inside Time Out Market in the Fenway, Gelato & Chill is taking over the former Cold Stone Creamery space at the Derby Street Shops in Hingham this spring. Gelato & Chill’s rotating lineup of flavors...

Italy has won the 9th Gelato World Cup. It was followed on the podium of the Gelato Arena at Italian Exhibition Group’s Sigep and A. B. TECH Tech Expo 2020, by Japan and Argentina. Yesterday evening, the Italian team that won the world’s sweetest contest, organized by Sigep and Gelato&Cultura, received unanimous recognition, confirmed by the votes...

The news is out: Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices and Ice Cream in Kenilworth, has closed. Fortunately, a new Ralph’s is set to open in Westfield spring 2020! The new shop at 524 Central Avenue boasts an outdoor seating area and ample free parking. There, you'll find the same favorites fans of Ralph’s have grown to love, including Italian water ice, cre...

Sure, Miami may be an unexpected mecca for ice cream, but what about Italian ice? This smooth, southern European take on the snow cone is what gelato is to American ice cream. Brought to America by Italian immigrants, the many-flavored concoction is also about to get much more accessible in the Magic City. The Philadelphia-based chain Rita's Italia...

Da alcuni anni a Los Angeles fioriscono le gelaterie italiane, introducendo cosi’ nuove abitudini culinarie ai residenti. Il gelato e’ sempre esistito anche qui, ma la consistenza, il sapore e la cremosita’ italiana e’ solo nostra. Fare un buon gelato e’ un’arte! Nel distretto Art e Design di West Hollywood – Los Angeles, nella sede di un complesso...

The world’s most prestigious event dedicated to gelato – all’italiana is back in America, and stopping in the nation’s capital! For the last ten years, Gelato Festival has worked hard to share the delight that is artisanal gelato making and is very excited to return to Washington, D.C. once again. In the city constantly heated by politics, cold gel...

Authentic Neapolitan pizza and award-winning gelato has landed in O’Hara. Mercurio’s, a family owned and operated Italian eatery in Shadyside since 2012, opened a second location in June at 1335 Freeport Road. Three sibling co-owners, Anna Crucitt and Michael and Joe Mercurio, were raised around the original family gelato business that opened in 19...

With its rolling hills of vineyards, world-famous cuisine, millennia of history, and iconic landmarks, Italy is a country that many people strive to visit at least once in their lifetime. There’s a certain idea that most people have of the land that gave us pizza, the Ferrari, and the achievements of the likes of Da Vinci and Michelangelo. In some...