Paciugo Gelato is a decadent ice cream habit you can't feel guilty about.
Apr 21, 2009
I have been a Paciugo Gelato addict since this caffe opened. They have the most extensive gelato flavor selection. Everytime I go there, which is almost everyday, I discover new flavors. It's like a scavenger hunt for new flavors I have not experienced yet. It's a good thing that Paciugo serves their gelato in a cup that can hold more than three flavors. I love it, I can have all my favorite flavors, that would be Mediterranean Sea Salt Caramel, Pistachio, and Brittny's Caramel Apple. BTW, the caramel apple was named after one of the owners, Brittny. I was told she invented this flavor. Wow, the owner is also a foodie.
The best thing about Paciugo Gelato, it is made with milk, not butterfat or cream, this means Paciugo Gelato is 70% less fat than regular ice cream. OK, I'm not the only one who feels this much love for Paciugo, see their Yelp reviews at http://www.yelp.com/biz/paciugo-gelato-caffe-hermosa-beach
I can't get enough Paciugo! Located next to Hermosa Beach Comedy & Magic is the South Bay's best gelato shop. Gelato and sorbet made daily with some wonderful combinations that you would not think of. Chocolate Jalapeno? Black Pepper Olive Oil? Sea Salt Caramel? All sounded odd to me at first, however all of them ended up tasting great. My personal favorites are the Brown Sugar Waffle Cone, Crunchy Chocolate Swirl (Made with swirls of hazelnut laden Nutella!), Mint Chocolate Cookie (or Mint … more
Apr 21, 2009
Apr 22, 2009 06:46 PM UTC
About this restaurant
Paciugo Gelato Caffe (www.paciugo.com) freshly prepares its authentic italian gelato and sorbet each morning, serving 32 flavors daily. Based on third-generation Italian recipes, Paciugo has faithfully and authentically created over 250 flavors of gelato. Paciugo gelato is authentically made with the highest quality ingredients and no preservatives. Since Paciugo recipes has no cream or butter, the fat content is 3.5% (a little higher for flavors that contain cocoa and nuts), considerably less than ice cream, making Paciugo a more wholesome and nutritious product. The milk-based gelato is 70% lower in fat than premium ice creams, while the fruit-based product is fat free. This results in a richer taste and smoother texture versus conventional ice cream.