Gourmet ice cream and dessert wine at Gelatovino
up your dessert with creative ice cream flavors at Gelatovino.
to you by George Abou-Daoud - the man who's turned Sunset between
Highland and the 101 into a major dining destination with Bowery,
Mercantile, Mission Cantina and others - this purple-paneled
room with gilded mirrors looks like the set of a Prince video
you'll find hip, non-touristy types poring over cases of two
dozen gelatos with flavors from the sacred (chocolate) to the
dozen after-dinner wines range from ports to bubblies, and some
scoops incorporate alcohol for a one-two punch of booze and
sweetness. We dug Downtown Brown, which mixes in North Coast
Brewing Company's ale for a creamy, beer-float flavor.
Hollywood (323) 469-2100
2 (out of 4)
Noise: 2 (out of 4)
Scene: Chill, post-date couples getting their
Best bets: Earl Grey; Downtown Brown; Bulleit
Hot seat: The plush, baroque chairs next to
the Delancey's patio
Do dinner first: It's sandwiched between Delancey
and Mission Cantina (and Arby's is on the corner, for you big
Nearby: Delancey; Mission Cantina; Roscoe's
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