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Dessert in Capitol Hill

JWh Jul 11, 2004 10:06 PM

Anyone know of a good dessert place around/in the Capitol Hill area? Thanks in advance.

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    Chris RE: JWh Jul 12, 2004 12:41 AM

    Have you tried the lounge at 1200 Bistro?

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      KathyR RE: Chris Jul 12, 2004 01:51 PM

      Can you say a little more about the lounge at 1200 Bistro? Descriptions, please.

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        Chris RE: KathyR Jul 12, 2004 02:32 PM

        I am not big fan of the bistro side of 1200 Bistro. I prefer the lounge for a nightcap and dessert. It's a great space but more importantly the creme brulee is tasty.

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      Hunter RE: JWh Jul 12, 2004 10:01 AM

      Two words - Dilettante Chocolate. Great Ephemere sundaes and various ice cream dishes.

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        Kate H RE: JWh Jul 12, 2004 01:55 PM

        There are several places, but I need to point out two specific desserts that I love that you can find on the hill:

        El Diablo from Tango.
        The Diplomatico from the Resaurante Machiavelli

        But if your going *just* for desserts, Dilletente is not bad, but I prefer B&O on Belmont Ave

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          de_soie RE: Kate H Sep 27, 2006 12:07 AM

          Gotta second Tango's El Diablo. Definitely worth trying. I'm also a sucker for the Coupe Caramel sundaes at Dilletante's.

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          Lasagna Hog RE: JWh Jul 23, 2004 01:17 AM

          Bacchus at Harvard and Roy serves an excellent greek custard...I can't remember the greek name but it is a farina custard inside a phyllo crust with orange water and honey. Impeccable...and amazing with the strong greek coffee.

          1. barleywino RE: JWh Sep 13, 2006 03:32 AM

            The hazelnut brown butter financier (bite sized pyramid-shaped cakes) with coffee-flower honey and coffee caramel at Licorous

            THey even have NOnino Amaro (digestif) which (surprisingly) none of the upscale Italian restaurants around here seem to offer

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              oliveoyl RE: JWh Sep 18, 2006 01:27 AM

              lark (the big sister of licorous) will happily serve you dessert if they have room ...

              though not on cap hill (yet!) le pichet has great late nite desserts ..

              1. ssusu RE: JWh Sep 18, 2006 06:05 AM

                Isn't the space formerly known as Fork reincarnating as a fancy dessert place?

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                  charmedgirl RE: ssusu Sep 18, 2006 12:24 PM

                  IIRC, it's the former pastry chef from Earth and Ocean. To be called Coco La Ti Da.

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                  ccqueen RE: JWh Sep 21, 2006 03:33 PM

                  crush is a little off the hill, but the desserts are amazing!

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