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Mar 28, 2011 12:32 PM


Going on a date with a "dessert addict" any suggestions?

Need places in the DC area...old school, new school etc.

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    1. re: Jeserf

      Second this. We each order a small plate, then split the 3-course dessert and leave stuffed ... so good!

      1. re: odkaty

        Have you been to their brunch? If not, go - it's SO good and for the amount of food you get, it's very reasonable for the pris fix. SO good - the s'mores french toast!...mmmm

    2. I just had an amazing bread pudding at Brasserie Beck last night. I don't usually think of them first when I think of "dessert places", but there were a TON of interesting options on Saturday night, to include a few specials that sounded great. Other memorable desserts I've had off-hand have been the sticky toffee pudding at Againn (about a year ago, so not sure if they still have it), and I'm always a fan of Rays the Steaks chocolate mousse (they have white, dark and milk- milk is the best IMO, with a hint of caramel taste). As a bonus- the entrees are great at these places as well.

      Brasserie Beck
      1101 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005

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      1. re: mjhals

        Agreed in all your recs, I had a great dessert at Brasserie Beck too, but it was something with chocolate in it, can't remember exactly what it was.

        I also really like the Banofee pie at Againn, simple but good.

        Ray's the Steaks also had great Key Lime pie.

        I would also add in Palena and Central for great desserts.

        3529 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

        Brasserie Beck
        1101 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005

        Key Lime Cafe
        207 N Talbot St, Saint Michaels, MD 21663

      2. A recommendation also for Dolcezza in Dupont - amazing gelato. I love it. And they have great coffee, too.

        1. There is the obvious CoCo Sala. But a few other restaurants with great food and memorable desserts are Central, Cashion's Eat Place, and Bibianna (ummm fried Nutella!)

          Cashion's Eat Place
          1819 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009

          1. Does anyone know if there is a place in the DC area that is akin to Vaccaro's? Closest I found was Kafe Leopold in Georgetown.