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Morano Gelato v. GROM Torino

While it may be a well-known, international brand, the Italian gelateria chain, GROM, has absolutely nothing on Hanover’s Morano Gelato. At its location in via Garibaldi in Turin, GROM’s gelato was much closer to American ice cream than true Italian gelato: it was colder; much icier in texture; and the taste was neither luscious nor perfumey. My sense is that the gelato at GROM also has more sugar to compensate for an absence of generous flavor. In short, if you’re looking for great gelato, stay in Hanover.

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Morano Gelato’s product is made fresh daily; clearly not the case at GROM. That difference could explain almost everything.

Addendum: Torino (Turin) is an elegant town filled with 18th and 19th century buildings. The place is spotlessly clean, at least in the huge, central pedestrian zone, but it lacks the energy found in Milan.


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