The Dessert Issue

It’s OK to want a little nibble, a little lick of sweetness. Another bite. Just one more. Dessert is a time to give in and let cravings take over. Deprivation isn’t good for the soul. Here’s your guide to finding what you really want: Just a little sugar …

It’s OK to want a little nibble, a little lick of sweetness. Another bite. Just one more. Dessert is a time to give in and let cravings take over. Deprivation isn’t good for the soul. Here’s your guide to finding what you really want: Just a little sugar …

By Stefanie Gans with Natalie Manitius • Evan Milberg • Jessica Strelitz • Tammy Tuck

 

cravings

Nutella Pizza
Craving > Nutella
Nutella Pizza

The Junk
Craving > Salt
The Junk

Cookies & Confections
Craving > Childhood Snacks
Cookies & Confections

Butterscotch Pudding
Craving > Pudding
Butterscotch Pudding

Citrus beignets
Craving > Free
Citrus Beignets

Toasted Marshmallow Shake
Craving > Marshmallow
Toasted Marshmallow Shake

blueberry cheesecake poptart
Craving > Breakfast
Blueberry Cheesecake Poptart

Torejas
Craving > French Toast
Torejas

Creme Brulee
Craving > Classic
Creme Brulee

Grasshopper Icebox Cake
Craving > Mint
Grasshopper Icebox Cake

Fried cupcakes
Craving > Cupcake
Fried Cupcake

Beer-Battered Apple Rings
Craving > Fruit
Beer-Battered Apple Rings

Mousse au Chocolat aux Preles Croquantes
Craving > Chocolate
Mousse au Chocolat aux Preles Croquantes

 

 

drink


Sweet Sips
If you like to pour a drink with your dessert or just want to drink your final course, here’s three releases from local vineyards.

Mokomandy
The New Sip for Sweets
From pale ales to stouts, beers make the perfect pairing for desserts.

Vanilla Creme Brulee
Chocolate Custard
Citrus Olive Oil Cake
Rustic Apple Pecan Tart
Donuts

Nightcap
Googling ‘The Best Irish Coffee in the World’ leads to Vienna.

 

 

bakeries

Thai
Absolute Thai

Bayou Bakery
New Orleans
Bayou Bakery

Indian
Bombay Café

Italian
Cafe Torino & Bakery

Bolivian
Dulce’s Empanada and Bakery


French
The Happy Tart Bakery

Middle Eastern
Jenin Pastry

Korean
Napoleon Bakery

Red Truck Bakery
American
Red Truck Bakery

French & Lebanese
Silva’s Patisserie

Argentina
Tango Pastry

filipino
Sweet City Desserts

Greek
Wandering Zorba Bakery

 

 

frozen treats

ice cream

Embrace the Chill
Celebrating the difference between the best of the frozen treats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  doughnuts

Donut
The Cr*nut
Northern Virginia Imitates New York City’s Trendiest Pastry.

Truck
Dessert on Wheels
On one stretch of road in Arlington,
two food trucks serve the trendiest of desserts: doughnuts.

 

 

CAITLIN DYSART
Caitlin Dysart
Pastry Chef at 2941

TIFFANY MACISSAC
Tiffany MacIssac
Pastry Chef for Neighborhood Restaurant Group

 

(March 2014)

 

 

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