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An Ode To Dessert: Top Restaurants To Get Your Fix
There’s nothing like a good dessert to complete your meal, or to satisfy your late night sweet tooth. However, it seems that finding great options has become a lost art.
Some restaurants either neglect their dessert menus or don’t have one to begin with.
If you’ve been looking to try some of the best dessert menu’s across the country here are a few restaurants to get your sweet tooth fix.
Dominique Ansel Bakery – New York City
Dominique Ansel’s Bakery is a must-visit while in New York City. Chef Ansel shook the pastry world when he created the croissant-doughnut hybrid, Cronut. This crispy, soft and semi-sweet treat is one you have to try.
Pro Tip: Try the Cronut, and note that the flavors change each month. Add on the apple tart, too.
Joy Cafe – Atlanta
Are you into surprises? Joy’s Cafe is filled with endless dessert surprises, with new desserts popping up daily. Our favorite is the banana pudding made with Tahitian vanilla, Brulé bananas, homemade vanilla wafers, homemade raspberry preserves, hazelnuts, and toasted meringue.
Goodies Frozen Custard &Treats – Washington D.C
Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats is a Black-owned frozen custard truck bringing the razzle dazzle. Options include homemade cinnamon rolls, apple cider donuts and a brownie sundae are sure to have a treat for everyone.
Pro tip: Ask for the rum cake sundae with caramel drizzle
Weckerly’s Ice Cream – Philadelphia
Weckerly’s Ice Cream takes farm-to-table to, farm to ice cream shop. The shop has partnered with local farmers, and even created a small dairy plant in order to keep the ice cream fresh. While the ice cream is clearly the reason you visit, the ice cream sandwiches steal the show.
Petee’s Pie Company – New York City
With locations in both the Lower East Side and Brooklyn, Petee’s Pie Company is a one-stop shop for all thing’s pie. The menu ranges from fruity pies, savory dinner pies, nut-based pies, and even custards.
Pro Tip: Order the wild blueberry crumb pie with vanilla ice cream, and thank us later.