Remember last week when I told you all about my day trip to Reggio Calabria? Oh you know … where I found those buns of bronze? 

Well I have a confession to make. And no, it has nothing to do with those big naked men … but it is just as sinful. 

Reggio Calabria is famed for not one, but two world-class gelaterie. Everyone in town has their favorite and they’ll venomously defend their gelato maker of choice … or die of insulin overdose trying.

You see, I’m a gelato connoisseur myself so I wasn’t content to take the advice of Reggio day-trippers who had come before me. I had to taste them and see how they compared to my longtime favorite, Marron Glacés. 

So in the name of research-I tried them both.

Today’s stop on the Tour del Gelato leads us to Gelateria Cesare, located in a bright green kiosk near the lungomare and just steps away from both the Reggio Calabria Lido train station and the National Museum of Magna Grecia.


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