There's no neighborhood bar where I live, but what we lack in cheap drinks and dirty floors, we make up for with excellent gelato. Al Gelato is home to some of the best desserts L.A. has to offer including gargantuan pies, Italian cookies and authentic gelato. Served in a simple metal bowl (complete with a little doily), I always leave questioning why I don't own an entire set of ice cream dishes at home.
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