The Obstinate Daughter’s Adjunct Gelato Shop Opening This Month

beardcatWhen architect Reggie Gibson first suggested a century-old portrait of an old salt with a black cat bundled in his flowing gray beard as naming inspiration for the gelato shop beneath The Obstinate Daughter, not everyone connected with the Sullivan’s Island project jumped on board.

“We kind of all argued,” recalls executive chef Jacques Larson. “We were like, ‘That’s disgusting. Would you want to eat gelato from that guy?’”

But Larson says the marketing possibilities and proposed design scheme swayed the naysayers.

“It doesn’t have to make sense, as long as we’re doing great coffee and gelato and showcasing (pastry chef) Caroline Sherman’s talents,” he says. “It’s fun and whimsical.” Continue reading

The Music Farm’s Bar Now Serving Non-Alcoholic Gelato and Coffee

The mercury supposed to soar into the 70s this weekend, which should help create a warm welcome for The Music Farm’s new gelato program.

Starting this week, the live music venue is serving three flavors of Paolo’s gelato for $3 a scoop. Although the menu will change every few weeks, the varieties currently on offer are riso, mocha and limoncello.

The Music Farm is also now serving espresso, priced at $2 for a single shot; $3 for a double shot and $4 for an affogato, or Italian ice cream float. Continue reading