Desserts at Catch are off the hook!

catch-shortcakeIf you have not been to this trendy restaurant in the Meatpacking district, make a reservation ASAP! The food and most importantly the desserts will blow your mind. I happened to be at Catch the other evening and enjoyed not one, but three fantastic desserts that were all unique and very tasty. The first was a strawberry pistachio shortcake with marscapone, rhubarb and tres leches shortcake. The shortcake in this dessert reminded me of a traditional English scone, one that you might enjoy at afternoon tea. Since I adore scones, this was the perfect cake to me for this dessert! The marscapaone in the center was

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Terrace Pointe Cafe Las Vegas

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My “Epic Girls Weekend” was spent in Las Vegas a week ago to see the Britney Spears concert.  Yes, I went and she was tired and lip syncing BUT it was still amazing…in the FRONT ROW!  My favorite part of getting away is breakfast.  My girlfriends and I went to The Terrace Pointe Cafe in the Wynn hotel every morning before pool time.  I had the world’s largest croissant EVERY day (no joke).  It was the size of my head but probably one of the best croissants I’ve ever had.  Crispy and

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Má Pêche

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Má Pêche is a momofuku asian fusion restaurant.  I was delighted to hear the desserts are all from momofuku Milk Bar and rolled out to your table on a cart for you to choose as many as you like.  I couldn’t resist  (and had never had) the Chocolate, Peanut Butter, caramel, pretzel pie.  Yeah, ALL of my favorite things in one dessert.  The outer layer was fudgey chocolate (bottom seemed like an Oreo crust) which incased a layer of caramel, crushed pretzels, and grainy PB.  Salty and sweet

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The Meatball Shop’s Ice Cream Sandwich

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The Meatball Shop‘s ice cream sandwiches have a following and I finally tried one.  I went with the classic chocolate chip cookie and vanilla ice cream.  I was pleasantly surprised since ice cream sanwiches can be tricky.  The cookie wasn’t too hard and the ice cream was the perfect temperature.  Soft and melty, the ice cream with the semi crunchy chocolate chip cookie paired perfectly.  I never once thought “I need more cookie” or “I need more ice cream.”  This restaurant is definitely fulfilling from it’s comfortingfood therefore it’s fitting that the dessert is similar.  A pleasant ending to a great meal.

Lazy Sunday Dun-Well

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Blondie has posted about Dun-Well Doughnuts before, but I recently had them for the first time.  These completely Vegan donuts stole my heart with their fresh quality.  The four I tried were Raspberry Pistachio, Lemon Cardamom, PB Chocolate Pretzel, and Pumpkin.  My 2 favs were the Raspberry Pistachio and PB Chocolate Pretzel.  The PB and Chocolate combo is always a winner with me and add pretzels in there???!!!! Forget about it.  Chunks and chunks of PB, Chocolate, and Pretzels

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Cannibal NYC

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OK, I know the name of this restaurant isn’t quite dessert blog worthy BUT Cannibal NYC has something special going on after your…MEAT.  Their PB & J Parfait with saltines hits so many nostalgic cravings.  A recipe from the chef’s childhood, layers of strawberry jam and sugary PB encompass a bowl.  The PB is whipped and thick, like buttercream icing.  You just take a knife and spread it on the

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DOUGH is everything!

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I recently attended a good friend’s wedding and instead of cake, the happy couple decided to serve donuts from DOUGH!  A tray of giant donuts came out after our meal and my eyes lit up.  On the menu:  Hibiscus, Lemon Poppyseed, Cafe au Lait, Coconut, Dulce de Leche, and Salted Chocolate.  They were all equally amazing but if I had to pick a top 3 it would be the Hibiscus, Dulce de Leche, and Salted Chocolate.  You guys, these raised donuts could have anything on them and still be amazing.  The quality of

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Bodega Negra

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OK, so I’m a performer, I like a show, and I like desserts.  Bodega Negra has a dessert show like no other! Their DON HEUVO dessert is brilliant.  This giant white chocolate ball comes out (I like the mustache…Don???)  and the waitor pours hot caramel sauce all over.  The ball dissipates and you are presented with a juicy dark chocolate molten cake!  Cinnamon ice cream towers

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Gramercy Tavern

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Gramercy Tavern is a legendary restaurant in NYC that has proven to last the test of time. After an incredible dinner we could not wait to get our hands on a dessert menu. It just so happened that the table next to us had just had desserts delivered so when we caught sight of the berry crisp we knew exactly what to order. The individual pot was filled with hot berries in a sugary sauce. The topping were small balls of crescent like dough that were fluffy, chewy, warm, and melted in

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Morgenstern’s…worth the hype?

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On a Sunday evening, this place was packed with a line out the door. The buzz on Morgenstern’s has certainly been outrageous which is why this Lower East Side parlor looked like the Madison Sq Park Shake Shack during lunch hour. After reading reviews and constantly seeing pictures of the $18 banana split, I knew I had to get my ice cream lover self down to Rivington Street. It was a good thing the line was long because it gave me just enough time to decide on what to order. I finally decided on the Salted Caramel Pretzel Sundae. This sundae had

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