It’s official … I heard the sound of water running and a bird singing. Hope is in the air!!! Spring is around the corner. IT’S GELATO TIME AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Here’s a little time saving tip for your Thanksgiving dessert … drop by the shop Saturday to pick up some PUMPKIN or GINGERSNAP gelato. Offer it to your guests in a lovely glass serving dish or martini glass with crushed graham cracker crumbs sprinkled over the top … you could even drizzle a little dark chocolate as well! Simple yet decadent.
We’ll be sending all the Stella Staff home for the hoilday to eat turkey and be merry so we’ll be closed on SUNDAY and Monday for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Have a wonderful long weekend folks!
Tammy and Alessandro
Check our Shawna Wagman’s article from the Globe and Mail written prior to the Gelato World Tour:
So we finally caved … Mondays were torture … watching people walk up to the door, hopeful & smiling from ear to ear, only to find themselves locked out … in despair, faces crumpled … starved for gelato … in withdrawal from the weekend .. needing just a quick scoop to lift their spirits … SO WE DECIDED TO OPEN MONDAYS … but just for the summer. We won’t have lunch, but we will have crepes and waffles and full coffee bar and heaps and heaps of freshly made, gourmet gelato … soothing Monday Blues and making your lives better, one scoop at a time See you June 2nd!
The final results for the Gelato World Tour North America were just announced and Stella Luna Gelato Café took 4TH PLACE in North America! Thanks again to all you chocolate lovers in Austin and especially to all the folks back home for your continued encouragement and support!! We love you!!! xoxoxo
The Gelato World Tour is just around the corner … Alessandro and I leave for Austin on Wednesday!! Why don’t you drop by on Tuesday for a taste of our competing flavour and give us your feedback! 50% of the vote will come from folks like you!
Three days left ’til we jet off to Austin, Texas for the North American stage of the Gelato World Tour. Here’s some of the wonderful media coverage that we’ve received:
CTV News with Leanne Cusack:
CBC Our Ottawa with Lucy van Oldenbarneveld:
Ottawa Citizen Article by Laura Robin:
CBC Radio with Hallie Cotnam:
Today’s Gourmet Treats:
SOUP OF THE DAY: Tomato Lentil
SALAD OF THE DAY: Mediterranean Bean
- Grilled Asparagus with House Tomato Jam, Arugula & Swiss Cheese
- Caprese: Tomatoes with Fresh Basil & Fior di Latte Mozzarella
- Prosciutto with Bartlett Pear & Gorgonzola
- Genoa Salami with Dijon Roasted Red Peppers & Fontina Cheese
- Salmon with Pickled Onions, Capers, Lemon & Arugula
FEATURE GELATO FLAVOUR: Rich Cream Gelato layered with Hazelnut Praline topped with a Chocolate Hazelnut blend!
LIVE MUSIC TONIGHT AT 7:30 pm with the velvety smooth vocals of Laura Inostroza
Today’s Gourmet Treats:
SOUP OF THE DAY: Tomato Fennel
SALAD OF THE DAY: Broccoli Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Balsamic Dressing
- Asparagus, Caramelized Cherry Tomatoes, Grilled Arugula & Friulano Cheese
- Frittata with Roasted Red Peppers, Shallots, Shaved Parmesan & Provolone
- Prosciutto with Grilled Asparagus & Provolone Cheese
- Genoa Salami with Dijon Roasted Red Peppers & Swiss Cheese
- Classic Tuna Salad
FEATURE GELATO FLAVOUR: Our competing flavour at the upcoming Gelato World Tour: Rich Chocolate, Dark Rum & Wild Cherries!