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The gelato at Medzo is extremely delicious

Is this Seattle’s — and Burien’s — best gelato?


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Location: WA-Seattle

Story Date: 7/2/2019

Publisher: The Seattle Times   

Author: Bethany Jean Clement

FAREED AND JENNIFER Al-Abboud met at a salsa-dancing class in Spokane. The route from there to their Medzo Gelato Bar was circuitous and then some, with stops in Dubai, Los Angeles, Italy, Philadelphia, Bainbridge Island, West Seattle and more. Ultimately, they wanted to make gelato “from scratch, without any base mix — really pure, authentic gelato,” according to Jennifer. This quest actually took the pair to Italy twice; the second time, they studied at Bologna’s Carpigiani Gelato University with a gelato maestro who’d formerly been pastry chef to the pope.

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