Tag Archives: dessert

The Eagle Has Landed

As of 7pm on Friday night, Capogiro is officially open on East Passyunk! Those of you following this blog know that we’ve been eagerly awaiting the opening of this awesome gelateria. My trusty companion Sweety McGee and I checked out the new establishment around 11:30pm — one of the best parts of this addition to […]

The scoop on Capogiro

This morning, I spoke to a painter working on the Capogiro on Passyunk who gave me the inside scoop (Get it, scoop? How clever are we.) on the gelataria. The owners were targeting a Wednesday opening, but he thinks it’s more likely that it opens next week. We’re still holding out hope for a Friday […]

Capogiro coming soon!

City Paper’s Meal Ticket blog has a first look at Capogiro’s new outpost on East Passyunk. They mention a target opening of Tuesday, May 12th, but a waiter at Michael’s (the cafe next door) told me it would probably be Friday, May 15th. In any case, we are thrilled that Capogiro is coming soon, and […]

Free Water Ice!

A loyal reader reminded us that it’s the first day of spring, which means it’s free water ice day at Rita’s! From noon to 10pm, Rita’s is giving away a free regular size water ice to every guest. Unfortunately, it’s a little chilly and not the most spring-like of days here in Philly, but that […]