Sugar Rush: Panna Cotta Gelato at L'arte del Gelato

Sugar Rush

Your daily dose of something sweet.

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[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

I'm often asked what my favorite gelato flavor at L'arte del Gelato is. It's a crazy question; the pistachio is insanely delicious, as are the trio of housemade copettas (especially the Affogato all'Arancia, which couples campari, lemon sorbet, and fresh squeezed orange juice). And I love the fruity sorbets in flavors of grape and green apple.

But you can't go wrong by trying a flavor of the week. Here's the panna cotta, one of their richer and heavier flavors, and perfectly smooth. It's lightly swirled with a somewhat nutty caramel turning the gelato a beautiful pale, off-white shade. Pair with the pistachio and you've found a combination that's hard to beat.

L'arte del Gelato

75 7th Avenue, New York NY 10011 (map) 212-924-0803
lartedelgelato.com