The classic Mont Blanc dessert comes with a Japanese accent at Lan. At this hound-endorsed spot in the East Village, kobetobiko reports, a disk of rice cake replaces the typical base of meringue, supporting a sweet chestnut dome that rises above a pond of chestnut cream. The result, she promises, is wonderful.

Lan [East Village]
56 Third Avenue (between E. 10th and 11th streets), Manhattan
212-254-1959

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