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The Gelato World Tour; Tamale House Cooks Headed to Tamale House East; Uchi's Craft Beer Dinner

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DOWNTOWN — The Gelato World tour is here, which means there's an unprecedented selection of incredible gelato to eat in Republic Square Park from now until Sunday, May 11. Hours are Friday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., with free gelato for moms. Check out the full run-down of flavors below.

EAST SIXTH — Great news for fans of the shuttering Tamale House: much of the original kitchen staff has been hired by Tamale House East according to blogger RL Reeves. [Scrumptious Chef]

SOUTH LAMAR — On Monday, May 12, Uchi will celebrate American Craft Beer Week with a special seven course meal paired with local brews from Jester King and Hops and Grain. Uchiko will host their own dinner later in the week. [Eaterwire]

The flavors on offer this weekend at the Gelato World Tour:
· Salted Pecan with Montmorency Tart Cherries & Tahitian Vanilla by James Coleridge and Salvatore Boccarossa of Bella Gelateria, Vancouver, Canada
Raspberry Beet by Baron W. Von Gottsacker of Bent Spoon Gelato, Sheboygan, WI
· Goat Cheese Cashew Caramel by Jessica Oloroso of Black Dog Gelato, Chicago, IL
Fior di Bronte – pure Sicilian Pistachio by Josh Collier of Café Dolce Gelato, Houston, TX
· Maple Brown Butter Pecan by Carmen Angelo Ricciardi of Carmen's Gelato, Anchorage, AK
· La Grande Bellezza – The Great Beauty (Avocado Basil) by Silvia Bertolazzi of Carpe Diem! Gelato-Expresso Bar, Lafayette, LA
· Bananas Foster by Elizabeth McCleary of Devine Gelateria & Café, Sacramento, CA
· Chocolate Stout Beer with Carmel Crunch by Kimberly Zanni of Gelato Di Babbo, Lititz, PA
· Sweet G's Candied Bacon by Denise Kulisz & Gabriele Scarponi of Sweet Ginger's Gelato, Fort Myers, FL
· Carmastachio by Stephen Hovis of Nucci's Gelato, Franklin, TN
· Rich Chocolate, Dark Rum & Wild Cherry by Tammy Giuliani of Stella Luna Gelato Café, Ontario, Canada
· Texan Kulfi by Jasmine Chida of Sweet Cup Artisan Gelato & Espresso, Houston, TX
· Chocolate Orange Liqueur by Peter Miller of Tazzina di Gelato, Tucson, AZ
· Nuts by Matthew Lee of TEO, Austin, TX
· Turtle by Mary Stanley of The Turtle Gelateria, Brownwood, TX
· Profumi di Sicilia by Stefano Versace & Francisco Blanco of Versace Gelateria Italiana & Gourmet, Doral, FL