'San Diego' on Serious Eats

6 Frozen Desserts We Love in San Diego

Warm weather is practically a year-round reality in San Diego, providing an almost daily excuse to indulge in something sweet, frosty, and frozen. Here are some of the city's best bets, from a creamy tower of Dole Whip served on top of a scoop of tropical ice cream, to paletas wrapped in chocolate and coated in coconut. More

Rachel King's Guide to San Diego Sweets

As Executive Pastry Chef for Enlightened Hospitality Group's portfolio of restaurants (Burlap, Gabardine, Searsucker, and Herringbone), and owner of BaKING Co., Rachel King spends a lot of time elbow-deep in dough, satisfying San Diego's sugar cravings. So, where does the 2013 nominee for Food and Wine's Best Pastry Chef- West Coast go when she feels like letting someone else do the baking? We found out. More

First Look: The Baked Bear, San Diego

Just in time for summer, San Diego has a new ice cream shop. Located steps from the boardwalk in Pacific Beach, The Baked Bear is doing things a little differently. Instead of stopping at scoops and sundaes (both of which are readily available), the shop is serving up Humboldt Creamery ice cream sandwiched between fresh baked cookies, fudgy Ghirardelli brownies, or warm, Belgian-style waffles. More

First Look: Dessert Flights at Swoon, San Diego

There's plenty to love at North Park's newest sweet spot, Swoon. The dessert bar offers a 3-course tasting flight on Friday and Saturday evenings, plus an ever-changing menu of a la carte desserts and some killer chocolate chip cookies (which happen to be gluten-free). I checked out the strawberry tasting: three courses of strawberry-based sweets, plus an amuse. More

First Look: Winter Desserts at 100 Wines and BO-beau, San Diego

Katherine Humphus does some amazing things with deep-fried veggies, but the 100 Wines and BO-beau chef also clearly loves her sweets. This season, she's tempting diners with Mediterranean-inspired sweets at 100 Wines like the pistachio and apricot baklava pictured above, plus French favorites like apple tart tatin and a crumbly almond torte to go along with the cozy bistro fare at BO-beau. More

More Posts