Dolcezza - Bethesda
Comments () | Published May 27, 2009
Dolcezza - Bethesda
Address: 7111 Bethesda Ln., Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-215-9226
Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo
Cuisines: Italian, Argentinian, Deli/Quick Bites
Opening Hours: Sunday through Thursday 11 to 11, and Friday and Saturday 11 to midnight.
Nearby Metro Stops: Bethesda
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Accepted
Owners Robb and Violeta Edelman Duncan spent two years in Buenos Aires learning to make the Argentinean-style gelato (lots of cream, no eggs) for their mod Georgetown and Bethesda cafes. As you'd expect, there's plenty of dulce de leche in the case (try it swirled with coconut). But the most addictive flavors are pistachio, Italian coffee chocolate chip, and croccantino, a delightful melange of nuts, honey, and rum. The couple is forever experimenting with sorbet flavors (grapefruit/Campari; lime/cilantro), often with terrific results.
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