Category Archives: gelatoing

A gelato-less June: The report

I am not a picky eater. I am very, very proud of that fact. It has become part of my personality—my brand, one could say—to eat and to enjoy eating pretty much everything on the planet (especially everything that’s frozen). … Continue reading

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A gelato-less June

There’s probably nothing stupider I could do this month. As the days get longer, the nights get warmer, I will not be participating in one of the season’s greatest rituals. Not even on the very first official day of summer. For … Continue reading

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Bike from work… to beer… to ice cream… to pie

Last Thursday was Bike to Work Day here in LA, which doesn’t mean much for us freelancers who have 20-foot commutes to our desks. So in order to participate in such an important day, I dutifully rode from my home … Continue reading

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I’m on Design Matters with Debbie Millman!

Before I tell this story, you have to understand something about me. I love lovelovelovelove radio. You probably already know that, seeing as I work on one radio show and have appeared from time to time on another one. Radio is my … Continue reading

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A gelato walking tour

A few months ago, my friend and writing guru extraordinaire David Hochman asked me to donate a prize to the annual holiday party/fundraiser for UPOD, an awesome online writers’ community (which you should join right now if you’re a writer!). … Continue reading

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Where to find me at SXSW

It’s that time of year again…time for TACOS! Breakfast tacos, lunch tacos, cricket tacos, gelatacos! But of course I don’t head to SXSW each spring just for the food. There’s some serious work to be done. Here’s where I’ll be … Continue reading

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Salted caramel ice cream at the mayor’s house

Nope, there’s not a new ice cream parlor in town called The Mayor’s House. I was really at the mayor’s house, the Getty House to be exact, having dinner with 26 new friends, including Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. I’m … Continue reading

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75 and gelato

Sigh. Another freak winter heatwave, which means I’m pretty much legally-mandated to drag myself down the street for some lemon vanilla and Thai iced tea gelato from Pazzo. While there, I usually use my gelateria time to read some stories … Continue reading

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Watch my CreativeMornings talk!

2010/12 Alissa Walker | Gelatobaby from LosAngeles/CreativeMornings on Vimeo. A few weeks ago I gave at talk at CreativeMornings, a new event series that just launched here in LA. I wasn’t 100% sure what I was going to talk about, … Continue reading

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It was a treat enough to speak at today’s CreativeMornings Los Angeles, and get to meet such awesome people, and eat Coolhaus’ brown butter and candied bacon ice cream at 8am, but I was also surprised to receive this little … Continue reading

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