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Paulo Gelato and Chocolate

Ice Cream

West Town

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As your coworker who went to Italy five years ago constantly reminds you, gelato is wonderful and “way better than ice cream.” That person is annoying, but occasionally right, and Paulo in West Town proves their theory. The gelato here has an unbelievably velvety texture, and a variety of flavors like pistachio brimming with intense nuttiness, sweet and salty dulce de leche, and cookies and cream that makes us weep tears of joy. It’s a small, narrow shop with zero space to eat inside, but there’s a quiet sidewalk patio for you to sit in peace while the tears stream down your face.

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