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Finding Summer’s Best Frozen Treats
Comments () | Published July 17, 2007
The joys of summer: hot days, big ice cream cones, and lots of happy faces. Photograph by Allison Dinner.
Gelato from Dolcezza offers more intensity of flavor than ice cream in a rich, satiny, not-quite-frozen treat. Photograph by Allison Dinner.

When the Roman emperor Nero craved an icy sweet, he would send runners to gather snow from the Apennine Mountains to mix with honey and nuts. We have it easier. Washington abounds in old-fashioned ice-cream parlors and frozen-custard stands and trendy new gelaterias with their creamy, not-quite-frozen Italian version of ice cream.

Here are our picks for the area’s best summertime frozen treats.


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