HOME > Chowhound > Outer Boroughs >
What's your latest food quest? Tell us about it
TELL US

Best tiramisu?

Joe MacBu Jan 12, 2011 09:31 PM

My sister is visiting this weekend and loves tiramisu. She actually uses the version at the Olive Garden as the gold standard. I guess theirs is indeed a standardized product, and pretty decent actually (I've had much much worse at many well regarded shops here).

There must be also be much much better offerings here.
Where?

  1. r
    rd135 Jan 13, 2011 05:44 AM

    If you're looking for takeout, I really like the tiramisu at Sahadis on Atlantic Ave.
    It's in the rear of store with the other prepared foods. The homemade taramaslata and other salads are also excellent. I usually get whatever looks good that day and am never disappointed.

    -----
    Sahadi's
    187 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    1 Reply
    1. re: rd135
      c
      cherrypoprocks Jan 13, 2011 07:51 AM

      I don't know if you're a member of Costco or not, but the one in the Rego Park Mall carries a frozen variety that is actually quite good. Once defrosted it tastes better than what most Italain restaurants serve.

    2. daffyduck Jan 13, 2011 04:23 PM

      I like the one at Motorino. They have a restaurant in Brooklyn as well.

      -----
      Motorino
      319 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

      1 Reply
      1. re: daffyduck
        n
        Nancy S. Jan 14, 2011 05:38 AM

        I like this one as well. It's not boozy and has a good amount of chocolate.

      2. s
        sushiman Jan 15, 2011 11:15 AM

        The one at Il Paiolo is very good.

        -----
        Il Paiolo
        106 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

        1. Joe MacBu Jan 15, 2011 09:26 PM

          We had plans to be in E Williamsburg to get lard bread from Napoli, so decided to try Motorino. Their tiramisu is very good. It tasted very fresh and not really boozy, but with enough coffee flavor. The sweetness was on the subtle side, which was fine by me. The texture was perfect, being dense yet still light, if that make sense. It's a well-balanced tiramisu. Although I prefer my ladyfingers boozy, and my mascarpone more funky, it was very enjoyable.

          I'll keep the other recs in mind for future excursions. Thanks everyone!

          -----
          Motorino
          319 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

          Show Hidden Posts