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.
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