Costa Rica Entertainment -Italians first invented ice cream (or Gelato as they call it) in 1565, and never stopped trying to make it better. Gelaterias is where you get your freshly made Italian ice cream.
But getting an Italian gelato, in Costa Rica is no easy task. Even less an Italian gelato on a stick.
However, that all has changed with the arrival of Stickhouse. Odd name for an Italian franchise, since the word is not even Italian. Stecco is the Italian word for stick.
In the greater San Jose area, there are number of Gelaterias, mainly located in malls or high-end barrios (neighborhoods). Da Noi and La Gelateria are two that continue to do business, while several others have closed after a short business run. Outside the