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While he found the food average, Sac News & Review's Garrett McCord raves about the quality and variety of Tidbit's frozen treats.

Gelato (milk based) and sorbet (fruit based) are both available in astounding off-the-cuff flavors that mostly draw inspiration from Asian cuisines. A vanilla-and-adzuki-bean gelato tastes sweet and earthy, with a flavor reminiscent to Chinese moon cakes. A nutty soy-based black-sesame-seed gelato is as rustic and charming as your favorite Instagram filter. In addition, I found myself drawn to both the pistachio and oatmeal flavors, the latter reminiscent of the Mother’s Cookies Iced Oatmeal cookies that your gran bought you, assuming you had a happy childhood...

What boggles my mind is why people aren’t lining up every single day for their gelato and sorbet.

Sacramento, I’ve heard you whine for a decent ice-cream store equivalent to San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Creamery—the kind of place that makes unique flavors on the premises at affordable prices.

So, here it is. Tidbit. The ice-cream place you wanted. Why aren’t you here forming lines around the block?

Read the entire review in Sac News & Review.

I've eaten dessert there once, and loved it. I think it suffers by being so close to Divine Gelateria, but the next time you see a line at Divine, walk around the corner and give Tidbit a try. I don't think you'll be disappointed.

Disclosure: I lived in the same college dorm as one of the owner's siblings, but I don't think I've ever met the actual owners.

Tidbit is located at 19th & Capitol, and can be found online at on Facebook.

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