'Seattle' on Serious Eats

Stacy Fortner's Favorite Sweets in Seattle

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. More

What To Try at the Newly Reopened Fuji Bakery, Seattle

Fuji is an East-meets West-endeavor, combining ingredients and techniques from Japan and France to create wonders like the Yuzu Bacon Epi. Many people visit Fuji for its savory breads and pastries, but I found five sweets worth trying, including a plain croissant, two other pastries utilizing croissant dough (one with green tea), a Japanese sweet roll filled with red bean paste, and a Milanese sweet bread loaf. More

At Special Occasion Spot Canlis in Seattle, Don't Forget Dessert

Canlis consistently gets all kinds of accolades. This year, in fact, chef Jason Franey was a Beard nominee for Best Chef: Northwest. But here's a lesser-known fact: Canlis' Baruch Ellsworth was just a nominee for Food & Wine magazine's Best Pastry Chef award. So desserts here are as fantastic as the rest of the food. Here are three especially worth a try. More

Sugar Rush: Jasmine Buttermilk Tart at Revel, Seattle

Revel's dessert menu changes monthly, and as the city survived its usual April showers, it makes sense that May's theme is Flowers. The new menu includes Chocolate Malt Cake with blackberries and orange blossom crème anglaise, as well as Rose Panna Cotta with pistachio macaron and pink peppercorn honey. But thinking strawberries and cream for spring, I choose the Jasmine Buttermilk Tart with Strawberries and Chantilly ($7). More

Laura Pyles' Guide to Seattle Sweets

Laura Pyles, this year's winner of Food and Wine's Best Pastry Chef- West Coast, is known for her themed dessert menus at Seattle's asian fusion restaurant Revel. Where does the creator of the Moon Pie Parfait and Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie with a potato chip crust go when she's not baking her own sweets? We found out. More

More Posts