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Legendary Desserts of DC--The Definitive List


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Legendary Desserts of DC--The Definitive List

Ramsey | Sep 7, 2004 05:56 PM

I want to hear some nominations folks. Here's mine:
- Tres Leches cake at Guapo's in Shirlington (don't take my piece)
- Um Ali dessert at Lebanese Taverna
- Fruit Tart at Metro 29 Diner
- Baklava at Parthernon Greek Restaurant in Chevy Chase
- Coconut Rice and Mango at Rabieng
- Thai Custard with coconut and lemongrass at Rabieng
- Shaibeya cream filled phyllo dough turnover at Mirage in Bailey's Crossroads
- Fried banana with honey at Green Papaya in Bethesda
- Hazelnut Gelato at Haagen Dazs
- Chocolate Bread Pudding at the Wharf in Old Town
- Italian Bread Pudding with pine nuts at That's Amore
- Peach Bordalou at La Madeleine
- Steamed rice-dough balls stuffed with mashed sesame at Bamboo Buffet
- Fried rice-dough balls rolled in sesame seed and stuffed with red bean jam at Bamboo Buffet or Fortune Star Buffet
- Sweet Red Bean with rice noodles, coconut milk and crushed ice at Pho 79
- Round flat dough balls stuffed with sweet mung bean with Durian flavor at Asian bakeries
- Crepe with Nutella and banana at Lafayette in Georgetown
- Crepe with strawberries and romanoff sauce at La Madeleine
- Any dessert at Zaytinya
- Indian Kulfi ice cream at Delhi Daba
- Indian kheer rice pudding flavored with cardamom, still looking for a place that does it justice
- Apple walnut cobbler with ice cream on the side at Cracker Barrel
- Chocolate Milk Shake at Denny's
- Frozen Custard at Kohr Brothers, or Dickey's on I street
- Real Ricotta Italian Cheese Cake flavored with almond, still searching for this one locally
- Pignoli almond and pine nut chewy cookies at Vaccaro's
- Marzipan Stollen at Heidelberg Bakery in Arlington
- Any pastry at Tivoli in Rosslyn and Ballston
- Raspberry Souffle with chocolate sauce at Les Folies in Annapolis
- Bastilla at Taste of Morocco, I know this is an entree made with chicken, but it's sweet and cinnamony heaven
- Poppyseed cake at the Russian Gourmet store in McLean and Rockville

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