At a shop nestled in the Andean town of Mérida, visitors can find the largest selection of ice cream available anywhere on the planet. Heladeria Coromoto holds the Guinness World Record for the widest variety of ice cream flavors. Its menu includes varieties such as smoked trout, garlic, coca-cola, avocado, hot dog — nearly everything imaginable. There are over 830 of them.
Heladeria Coromoto was founded twenty-odd years ago by Manuel Da Silva Oliveira, a Portuguese immigrant with a good business sense. His parlor has become an attraction for locals and tourists alike. Amazingly, he explains, “we use no chemicals… It’s all natural. If you eat the spaghetti with cheese ice cream, it has real spaghetti and cheese in it.”
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