When she's not overseeing the pastry program at all of the Tom Douglas-owned restaurants in Seattle, Stacy Fortner finds time to satisfy her sugar cravings with an assortment of treats, from deep-fried sesame rice balls to a simple cup of frozen vanilla custard. Read on for all of her current favorites in Seattle.
'Dahlia Bakery' on Serious Eats
Stacy Fortner, Executive Pastry Chef at the Tom Douglas empire of restaurants in Seattle, points us toward her top 5 items to try at dahlia bakery.
It's sweet pies that I'm seeking for upcoming holiday dinners, including Thanksgiving. Oh, it's nice to bake a pie, especially with so many seasonal ingredients in the offing, but sometimes there's no time for such tasks, which makes the convenience of pie shops particularly alluring. I've scoured the streets of Seattle looking for a selection of pie places to alleviate you of your baking burden. Here are 8 great choices.
Every now and then, you come across a cookbook that's more than just a collection of recipes. That's exactly the case with The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook: Sweetness in Seattle. Chef Tom Douglas of Seattle's Dahlia Bakery has amassed a devoted following, and for good reason; as a four-time James Beard award winner, and now with a fourth cookbook under his belt, the man clearly knows what he's doing.
There was no way we could pass up a breakfast at Dahlia Bakery. So we set out early the next morning to try the most cared-about breakfast sandwich in all the land. As it turned out, we had a few to choose from—before hitting the sweet treats, too.