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30 Scoops in 30 Days: Bulgarini (Day 19)

LA Weekly – View Online There’s a reason Bulgarini Gelato is a perennial topper on Best Gelato lists, our own and others. While other gelaterias do a superb job of capturing the essence of a particular flavor, Bulgarini somehow captures the flavor itself. Nowhere is this more true than their pistachio gelato. Since opening their […]

A Movable Beast: L.A. Weekly’s 99 Essential Restaurants

LA Weekly – View Online View more photos in Anne Fishbein’s slideshow, “99 Essential Restaurants 2010.” When is a restaurant not a restaurant? It’s not a rhetorical question, actually, not this year. I really don’t know. Because just as parts of Los Angeles have become familiar, through the miracle of film, as suburban Connecticut, the […]

Bulgarini (Culver City)

Los Angeles Magazine – View Online Best Gelato, August 2010 For whatever reason—our Mediterranean climate, our willingness to experiment—the most impressive gelati flavors this side of Rome are being made locally. At Ugo Café in Culver City, the Romeo and Juliet consists of mascarpone and sour cherry; Studio City’s Gelato Bar offers a bright blood […]

That’s amore

Leo Bulgarini goes out of his way — literally — to make superior gelato for his Altadena shop By Jessica Hamlin 07/22/2010 – View Online A native of Rome, Leo Bulgarini doesn’t advertise or operate his gelato shop in a busy area, because his product and adoring customers speak for themselves. Nestled in a tiny […]

The 2nd Annual Gold Standard Food and Wine Event

LA Weekly – VIEW ONLINE UPDATE: View more photos in the “2nd Annual Gold Standard Food + Wine Event” slideshow. If you happened to be looking for Octavio Becerra, Ludo Lefebvre, Leo Bulgarini or Susan Feniger yesterday, they were all at the Petersen Automotive Museum, and no, they weren’t ogling over the Hot Wheels Hall […]

99 Things to Eat in L.A. Before You Die

LA Weekly – View Online View more photos in Anne Fishbein’s “99 Things to Eat in L.A. Before You Die” slideshow. The theme of this issue is somewhat morbid. We’ll admit to that. We were going to call it “99 Things to Eat in L.A. Before You Move to San Diego,” but it didn’t have […]


Bulgarini Gelato came across my radar via a post on Serious Eats titled, I Ate L.A. by Daniel Zemans. On a quick trip to the City of Angels, this muy serioso eater tore up the local cheap eats scene with feedings at Yum Yum Doughnuts, Apple Pan, Stan’s Donuts, Bulgarini Gelato, Diddy Riese, Pizzeria Mozza, […]

LA Weekly – Best of 2008

VIEW ONLINE Leo Bulgarini is the wrong guy to mouth off to the day after his beloved AS Roma squad drops a game to Genoa or Inter Milan, and I suspect he cheered the bankruptcy of AIG as cosmic revenge for its sponsorship of the hated Manchester U. His gelati are labeled only in Italian, […]

Bulgarini Gelato: Altadena’s Best-Kept Secret

Full Article All the reviews will tell you the same thing: Bulgarini Gelato is as out-of-the-way as an ice cream store can get, but also the best gelato you can get in L.A.! Since it seems that I’m making my way there about once a week, I figured I should write about it, although I […]