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Pro-tip: There's Awesome Homemade Fudge at J.E. Gibbs Cheese, Cincinnati

Jacqueline Raposo 1 comment

Who knew? J.E. Gibbs is more than just a cheese stand in Findlay Market. It's also a destination for delicious homemade fudge. More

Sugar Rush: Coconut Tapioca at Bertrand at Mister A's

Erin Jackson Post a comment

This stunning dessert of coconut tapioca topped with tropical fruit and dragon fruit sorbet also happens to be gluten- and dairy-free. More

Sugar Rush: Peanut Butter Pie at The Rustic in Dallas, TX

Meredith Bethune 1 comment

Pies are the only sweets option at The Rustic. It was near impossible to choose from their offerings of key lime, banoffee, and chocolate silk, but in the end I trusted a local's recommendation of peanut butter. As the waitress placed the towering piece of quivering pie on our picnic table, I noticed it was loaded with halved peanuts and a drizzle of chocolate sauce. More

Sugar Rush: Bacon Brownie at Nose Dive in Greenville, SC

Jay Friedman Post a comment

This moist bacon brownie is complemented by a honey bourbon ice cream. It's a decadent dessert I was happy to hog for myself. More

Sugar Rush: Ciao Bella! Cupcake from Sift, San Francisco

Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

This is the best cupcake I've had in a long time—probably because it tasted like tiramisu. More

Save Room for Mindy's Woodblock Chocolate Cake at Xico in Portland

Lindsay Strannigan Post a comment

Xico in Southeast Portland is known for making regional Mexican cuisine with the freshest possible ingredients—and that extends to dessert. Mindy Keith, Xico's resident pastry chef, is daring and talented, and has a knack for creating unique Oaxacan-inspired desserts. Take this chocolate cake. More

Sugar Rush: Lemon Meringue Tartlet from Cake Rack Bakery, Cincinnati

Jacqueline Raposo Post a comment

This delicate Lemon Meringue Tartlet from Cincinnati's Cake Rack Bakery is an elegant and bright sweet. More

Sugar Rush: Whiskey Date Cake at Miller's Guild in Seattle

Jay Friedman 1 comment

From the huge housemade doughnuts to mincemeat pie, there are a variety of intriguing sweets at Miller's Guild. But if you can only get one, make it the Whiskey Date Cake. More

You'll Find Solid Japanese-Inspired Sweets at Fresh Flours in Seattle

Jay Friedman Post a comment

Matcha, azuki, black sesame, ginger, and satsuma imo (sweet potato) are among the Japanese ingredients you'll find in use at Fresh Flours bakery in Seattle. Enjoy them in such treats at the Green Tea & Azuki Red Bean Pound Cake. More

If You Like Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies, Head to Batter Bakery in San Francisco

Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

My tasting notes for this cookie read "chewy!" (double underscore) and "big a-- chunks of chocolate." That really tells you most of what you need to know, but I'll elaborate. More

The Bread & Chocolate Loaf at Berkshire Mountain Bakery in Housatonic, MA, Might be the Best Bite I'll Eat All Year

Jay Friedman 3 comments

All of the ciabatta breads at Berkshire Mountain Bakery are fantastic in their own right, but for a chocolate lover like me, the Bread & Chocolate loaf is irresistible. It's addictive, filling, and a deliciously messy treat to eat. More

Sugar Rush: Double Shot Cookie at Dandelion Chocolate, SF

Carrie Vasios Mullins 3 comments

The double shot cookie tastes first and foremost like the 85% Maya Mountain bar that it's made with. Which, at $3, makes it a good deal for those who don't want to shell out for the bar. More

Sugar Rush: Thai Cruller with Lychee Ice Cream at Pa Tong Go in Bangkok

Meredith Bethune Post a comment

My first pa tong go, or Thai cruller, experience was a tad disappointing. I gave the treat another chance at a cafe fittingly named Pa Tong Go. This time, the results were crunchy, sweet, and awesome. More

Sugar Rush: Tres Leche Cake at Sinners and Saints, LA

Eimear McDermott Post a comment

Sinners and Saints serves both regular and gluten-free sweets. And though the Tres Leches Cake is on their "saints" menu, it's rich and decadent enough for sinners. More

Sugar Rush: Key Lime Pie at Aunt Catfish's on the River, Port Orange, Florida

Meghan Roguschka Post a comment

Served in a thick homemade graham cracker crust, topped with fresh whipped cream and a cherry, this Key Lime Pie ($5) is a perfect excuse to spend an afternoon on the river. More

The Changing Shapes of Francisco Migoya of Hudson Chocolates

Niko Triantafillou 8 comments

He's been called the most influential US pastry chef working today. The former Executive Pastry Chef of The French Laundry and current professor at the CIA has now opened a unique chocolate shop called Hudson Chocolates More

Sugar Rush: Chocolate Mousse Cake and Banana Cream Tart at Pastiche Fine Desserts in Providence, RI

Leah Douglas 1 comment

Since opening in 1983, Pastiche Fine Desserts has been a mainstay of the Providence restaurant scene, and the place to go when you're looking for a classic celebration cake or dessert. More

Sugar Rush: Mocha Cake at L.A. Burdick, Boston

Meghan Roguschka 1 comment

Though it's more commonly sought out for its decadent offering of hot chocolates, bonbons, and chocolate bars, I recently made a visit to L.A. Burdick in Boston in pursuit of one thing: the Mocha Cake ($4). More

Exciting Flavors at the Undrgrnd Donuts Food Truck in Philadelphia

Emily Teel Post a comment

Undrgrnd Donuts is a doughnut food truck that has joined the rotation of Philly's other great options for truck dining at spots like 33rd and Arch, The Navy Yard, and The Porch at 30th Street Station. Their doughnuts (which at $2.00 each are about the most budget friendly thing you can get from a boutique food truck these days) are of the cake variety, and the flavor options are exciting ones. More

Sugar Rush: Chocolate Ganache Cake at Quack's 43rd Street Bakery, Austin

Meredith Bethune 1 comment

Specializing in cupcakes, cookies, and bars, this old school Hyde Park bakery also successfully executes fancier desserts. One in particular stands out as a good choice for Austinites who don't want to cook on Valentine's Day: the Chocolate Ganache Cake. More

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