COLD AS ICE (CREAM)
Gelato shop An’s Dry Cleaning kept the
storefront’s original moniker and laundry
theme, naming its flavors after fabrics.
Orange County favorite Crème & Sugar
has brought their famous Unicorn Milk-shake to Del Mar. For a frosty riff, head
to Creamistry for a liquid-nitrogen-frozen
treat. Techies will love using an iPad to design their own custom creation at iDessert.
Flavored milks and unexpected ingredients make for mouthwatering milkshakes
at The Milk Bar. Create your own cookie sandwich at The Baked Bear. Salt &
Straw uses San Diego–specific ingredients,
like James Coffee and Belching Beaver
Peanut Butter Stout. At Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt in Encinitas,
choose from dozens of delicious flavors.
Chocolat Cremerie in the Gaslamp Quarter
uses a whopping six tons of cocoa each
year to craft its gelato. Night owls head to
Gelato Vero Caffe in Mission Hills, where
the sweet stuff’s scooped until at least
midnight. Shave ice has hit it big in San
Diego, too. Try Hawaiian-style at Wailua
Shave Ice, or Taiwanese shaved snow, an
ice cream / shave ice hybrid, at Iceskimo.
A tres leches donut from Devil’s Dozen
is a great way to start the day. Or head
downtown to the ultra-popular Donut Bar.
The Cravory makes some of the best cookies around, and The Good Stuff Cookie
Co. fills theirs with cheesecake. Speaking
of cheesecake, The Incredible Cheesecake
Company features handmade cakes in dozens of flavors. Babycakes is a cupcake-lover’s dream. In Little Italy? Check out
the decadent desert case at Cafe Zucchero.
Or choose from a variety of cakes, cookies
and candies at Extraordinary Desserts. For
sweets with a global feel, Cuban-style bakery Azucar has got you covered.
San Diego’s got just the thing to satisfy your sweet tooth
The Headquarters at Seaport
mainstay Puesto is more
than just inventive tacos.
Its executive pastry chef,
Erik Aronow, has been busy
CHOCOLATE MANGO CREMEUX
Crack open the dark chocolate
shell to expose the rich mango
chamoy coulis and Jamaica