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Toscanini's Ice Cream is in the House

Although I am neither a Whole Foods advocate or a Whole Foods basher (After all, Whole Foods is a very complicated enterprise) there are certain things I love about Whole Foods. One is their selection of ice creams. They carry Capogiro Gelato and Sorbetto from Philadelphia, which is obscenely expensive ($10 a pint) but often very, very good, in addition to the standard premium brands like Haagen Dazs and Ben and Jerry's. Last Saturday I was perusing the ice cream case at my local Whole Foods when I spotted a label that read Tosca. When I picked up a pint I discovered that it was actually Toscanini's , from Cambridge, Mass. Gus Toscanini is one of this country's seminal artisanal... More

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