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Looking for a restaurant with great desserts

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jeffrey7471 Nov 6, 2006 08:33 AM

Love desserts, but I'm often let down at the end of a meal
any suggestions?

  1. SauceSupreme Nov 6, 2006 09:39 AM

    The desserts at Grace are faaaaaantastic. If you're dining in the area, swing by after your meal.

    (Of course, everything is good at Grace, including the desserts.)

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      Burger Boy Nov 6, 2006 12:54 PM

      What kind of desserts, chocolate cake, cobblers, cup cakes & rice puddings or a more refined, like chocolate silk chiffon explosion, pinapple coconut brule, etc.? I like the more rustic comfort food type.

      1. j
        jeffrey7471 Nov 6, 2006 05:21 PM

        SauceSupreme thanks for the info and burgerboy I love it all
        The lava cake's the carrrot cake's a great brule. The cobblers
        only if the fruit is just right not picked before it had time to ripen. To many time chef just add surgar like that will be the same. Just love most desserts

        1. ipsedixit Nov 6, 2006 05:34 PM

          On the low-end of the price scale, I like the pies (with ice cream if possible) at PIE N BURGER (www.pienburger.com ).

          On the high-end, I enjoy the the desserts at Water Grill (www.watergrill.com ), even after the departure of their pastry chef, Duncan Koa.

          1. Clare K Nov 6, 2006 06:16 PM

            Grace has amazing desserts.

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            1. re: Clare K
              amandine Nov 6, 2006 07:37 PM

              is it possible to stop in late night just for coffee and desserts? i'd love to try but grace isn't exactly in my price range...

              1. re: amandine
                tatertots Nov 6, 2006 07:41 PM

                Late night dessert options: Kate Mattelini (Apple Pie) or Urrth Cafe (multiple locations)

                1. re: tatertots
                  amandine Nov 7, 2006 06:58 AM

                  oh urrth... i was there last night. how i love that place!!

                2. re: amandine
                  Clare K Nov 6, 2006 08:50 PM

                  You can sit at the bar and just have dessert. I've done that a few times. They are open until 11 p.m. Tue-Thur, and midnight on Fri-Sat. In fact, it might be the best time to go around 10:30ish so it isn't as crowded.

              2. bodie Nov 7, 2006 03:00 AM

                Providence exceptional deserts. There is a desert-tasting menu and while I haven't tried it, it looks incredible.
                I think it is about $35 which sounds like a lot but given the creativity on display - probably well worth it.

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                  Silverlaker Nov 7, 2006 03:47 AM

                  Second/third Grace!

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                    epop Nov 7, 2006 07:21 AM

                    la cachette souffle?

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                      Blakekitty Nov 7, 2006 03:28 PM

                      Blair's in Silverlake has amazing desserts..homemade beignets...my favorite is their fancy version of a smore...dark chocolate cake topped with honey ice cream, a dusting of graham crackers and a warm marshmallow top. Extra grahams are served on the side, my friends and I always demolish that one.

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                        dinami Nov 7, 2006 05:48 PM

                        Literati II for the churros. Jar for the chocolate pudding. I love Houston's key lime pie. Jack and Jill has great chocolate chip cookies.

                        1. CynD Nov 7, 2006 10:44 PM

                          OBar on Santa Monica in WeHo. After 10, you can come in just for dessert. Great food and bar, too.

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