Monday, July 18, 2011

Monday Funday! The Gelato edition…

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAAAMM!
Cheesy, I know, but I couldn’t resist! :-)
As I mentioned in a previous post, Monday Funday is a real thing in my house, and the latest, Monday Funday thing has been to go to Paolo's Gelato Italiano in the Virginia Highlands and indulge in some amazing ice cream.
If you haven’t been yet, you must get there asap. It reminds me of the Italian ice shops from my home town in Germany. I mean they even have spaghetti ice cream for God’s sake! (Military kids und alle meine Deutsche stand up if you remember ‘spaghetti ice')
Paolo’s has been around since 1999, serving up over 62 fresh homemade flavors that change weekly (check out the list here). The even have a “Gelato Alert”; it’s a subscription to receive an email on the flavors that they are concocting for the week.
Yummy Ice Cream line up for the day at Paolo's

They have just about any flavor you can think of... Flower flavors like, Orange Blossom and Rose; Vegetable flavors like Avocado and Basil; and of course all the traditional cream and fruit based flavors like Chocolate, Banana and Strawberry (and many, many more). My absolute favorite thus far is their Pistachio ice cream. It is like heaven in your mouth. I’m not a huge fan of regular ol’ store bought pistachio, but this ice cream; you have to taste it to believe it.   
All mine! Yummy Pistachio!

So get to Paolo’s Gelato ASAP and find your favorite flavor!

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I hope you all have a wonderful week! I’ll see you back here on Wednesday for “Midweek Eats”.

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Kim said...

yummy! They just opened a Gelato spot in our city as well and I have yet to try it out. Maybe I will join your tradition and do Monday funday as well. Girl I so remember Speghetti Ice it was a must when the ice cream man was there waiting for us when we got off the bus. Good times!!!

Chef Michelle said...

lol! Yep, right off the candy man's truck! :-) You should do Monday Funday... it's great! Thanks for reading :-)

Jessica said...

I would have NEVER thought to try veggie flavored ice cream. You have me a little interested now. We must go when I come visit :)

Chef Michelle said...

Yes ma'am! We def will :-)