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Piccola Gelateria now open on Freret Street



Owners Ria and Ross Turnbull held a grand opening of Piccola Gelateria (4525 Freret St., 954-618-8141; Dec. 2.

  The cafe specializes in Italian coffee drinks and gelato, with 18 house-made flavors, many of which will change seasonally. Ross makes the small-batch gelato in-house daily. There are traditional flavors such as vanilla, chocolate and Nutella and a rotating list of daily creations including pomegranate sorbet and pistachio, sea-salted caramel, lemon mint and tiramisu gelato.

  The opening menu also includes snacks, such as piadina — Italian flatbreads topped with savory items including prosciutto, Stracchino cheese, arugula and tomatoes. A breakfast version features eggs, rosemary ham, Stracchino, tomatoes and arugula. The Turnbulls plan to add sweet and savory crepes to the menu.

  Piccola Gelateria is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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