Meltdown, Roman Style
The middle of summer is the perfect time for some Gelato. But in the middle of Rome, it's no picnic to move ingredients around. This story from our first issue is all about the logistics of ice cream in the Italian capital.
Penelope Cruz and her daughter were in Rome last May, and like everyone who visits Italy's capital city, they wanted gelato. So they turned to the guy who knows it best: Nazzareno Giolitti, president of the always-buzzing Giolitti gelato shop just steps away from the Pantheon.
“It’s difficult,” says Giolitti on running a gelateria in a city with strict traffic regulations and regular strikes and protests. Driving is a real challenge. “But for those born into the chaos, it’s less difficult,” Giolitti explains. Read more.