La Michoacana Paleteria

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When you think Mexican delicacies, be honest, your mind shoots right to tacos, enchiladas and other arrangements of meat and cheese on corn-based circles, right? Add ice cream and frozen popsicles (“paletas”) to the list, because La Michoacana does them like they do down south, with flavors and variations brimming with fresh fruit that would make an insular American’s head spin: grosella (red currant), mamey (like a Mexican pear) and guabana (soursop). Mexican ice cream, which can be likened to gelato but fattier, is made in the back and can be taken home by the quart.