Saturday, December 20, 2014

Michelle Obama and the girls cool off

They visit Capogiro for gelati.

Michelle Obama and the girls cool off

Michelle Obama and daughters did a Saturday afternoon stop for Italian-style gelato at Capogiro at 13th and Sansom Streets.

An hour before, Secret Service tipped manager Dawne Ballard to their impending arrival and swore her to secrecy.

The first lady ordered chocolate banana and cioccolato scuro; Malia had dulce de leche and fior di latte; and Sasha kept it simple with dulce de leche.

An aide paid, shrugging off offers of a comp.

Michael Klein
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