Chocolate Florentine with a touch of Italian salt, almond, caffe de crema, strawberry…that was my order at Bulgarini Gelato last night before watching Like Water for Chocolate–one of the best food fairy tale movies of all time. Altadena has some standout moments.

Try to catch one of these great nights at Bulgarini before the summer’s over. A homemade pasta dinner with salad, garlic bread, and soda: $12. Gelat0 $4-7. Outdoor Movie: Free. Bring wine, a blankie, you’re done.

Today I’m working off the gelato. Sort of.