Gelato-Go Opens On Montana Ave.

Well that didn’t take long…  A remarkable thing in red-tape Santa Monica.  It was only back in September that I noticed that longstanding local fixture DiDio’s Italian Ices had given up the ghost at 1305 Montana Ave.  Then in October, a small now hiring sign was placed in the window informing us that Miami’s Gelato-Go was soon on the way.  Wasting no time whatsoever, as of this week, Gelato-Go is now open and dishing icy treats to the good people of Santa Monica.



Gelato-Go Bringing “The Best Gelato In Miami” To Santa Monica, Beverly Hills

Well that didn’t take long…  It was only a couple of weeks ago that I told you about the sad disappearance of Santa Monica’s beloved gelato shop DiDio’s at 1305 Montana Ave.  Wasting no time in trying to fill the icy treat void, a new tenant is quickly moving into the spot.  A notice on the window informs us that Gelato-Go is on its way.  Billing itself as “the best gelato in Miami”, the new contender is looking to make inroads into Los Angeles.  According to the now hiring sign, they are also opening a second location at 252 S. Beverly Dr. in Beverly Hills.


DiDio’s Italian Ices Pulls Up Stakes On Montana Ave.

This was a surprise.  After 22 years, Santa Monica institution and local fave DiDio’s Italian Ices has abruptly quit their location at 1305 Montana Ave. as of last week.  A gracious goodbye note affixed to the front of the shop explains that they intend on focusing on their expanding wholesale operation.  I’ll keep my eye on the space to see what may move in…