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[Review] Bono Artisanal Gelato

Dieting cannot stop me from eating my favorites! I absolutely love food. I adore it much more than shoes and bags. However, being on a diet program does make me aware of the food I eat. It helps me make choices on what to eat or avoid. 

Me? Oh I am a kid at heart and I love ice cream. Roaming around the metro, I found Bono Artisanal Gelato. I know gelatos are healthier versions of ice cream as it has less air and fat. However, the price is more expensive than what your PhP20 can buy. 

I found Bono Artisanal Gelato branch in SM Makati. The store is located on the third floor near the bridgeway to Glorietta. The place is so creatively designed and well lit. The wallpapers were cute and informative. They told of how gelato is healthy and some numbers to support it. Cool. 

The staff were very friendly too. I was in the queue and they happily asked my order. Unlike other gelato parlors, you can’t see the gelato on display. Theirs is sealed in a special refrigerator (called Pozatto cabinets) to ensure that the gelato is kept chilled and fresh at constant temperature. Since I couldn’t see it, there wasn’t any bias on my choice. I just looked at their menu board and said. Double Cup: Speculoos and Red Velvet. It cost me PhP200. What did I tell you? It is times ten than your PhP20 ice cream. Haha~

The girl on the gelato side nodded and told me that my order will be served later on. So I looked around and chose the seat nearest to the…. Laboratorio! Wow! The place actually had a laboratory where they make all the gelato fresh. A man in a lab gown was there and I could see him concocting using all those weird machines. Awesome! 

A few minutes later, my order was served with a smile from the staff. I was so happily surprised when I saw how creative the presentation is. The Red Velvet scoop was on the bottom and the Speculoos scoop was on top. Both were perfectly round in shape. Plus, it was topped with a crispy biscuit waffle! It looked so good I didn’t want to destroy it! 


One creative cup from Bono Artisanal Gelato
Then I started to dig in. I got Speculoos because I haven’t tried it before. It tasted just like the local Hany chocnut, only a little harder. Red Velvet tasted just like the cupcake with real cheese in it, too! Both have the creamiest consistency I have seen in a in a gelato. I could feel that it had less air and  was filled with that thick gelato goodness. The flavors are very concentrated in every bite. It’s so cold and sweetened just right. Eating this made me feel classy. Haha~ Make sure you buy water too. It can irritate the throat after some time. 


Yummy perfect circles bursting with flavor! 
Looking at those informative wallpapers, I saw that their gelato is 4-8% butterfat. Uhm, can that cut on calories, too?



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Emily said…
Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing^^ x
Angel Mariel said…
Thanks for visiting, guys. I will visit your blogs, too :)

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