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Meet the Stylish Culinary Wiz Behind Philly’s Favorite Eateries

Photography by Courtney Apple for Philadelphia Magazine

Photography by Courtney Apple for Philadelphia Magazine

Her gelato and pizza business have taken up most of the spotlight, but now it’s time to get to know Stephanie Reitano, owner of Capogiro Gelato and Capofitto Pizza.

So what’s Reitano up to when she’s not introducing Philly to authentic Italian gelato (her company pasteurizes 600 gallons of raw milk each week!) and raising three kids? We chatted with Reitano to get the low down on her favorite place to spot chickens, her mid-century barware habit, and her scenic Old City walking route. Plus, she spills her go-to restaurant supply shop in Rittenhouse. Read more »

Capogiro + Bluecoat Means Blueberry Gin Gelato

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Lancaster blueberries plus local gin.

Philadelphia Distilling, makers of  Bluecoat American Dry Gin, and Capogiro Gelato are teaming up for several collaboration gelato flavors. Now through Labor Day, all five Capogiro locations, along with Old City’s Capofitto will be serving Bluecoat + Blueberries. The gelato features Lancaster blueberries, and of course Philadelphia Distilling’s signature gin.

Stay tuned for more flavors like Penn 1681 + Cucumber and others. But here’s the big question: Just what gelato would you pair with Bay Vodka?

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Capogiro Gets Zoning Approval for Old City Cafe

capogiro-940Yesterday, Capogiro won zoning approval for their proposed cafe in Old City. The cafe will be on the first floor of 233 Chestnut Street, next to the Independence Park Hotel. The new cafe (which might be called Capofitto) will have a bar and of course, gelato.

Earlier, Michael Klein reported that the space will have a wood-fired oven and food inspired by owners’ regular trips to Italy.

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