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Top 5 Restaurants - "Best Desserts"

  (5 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 14, 2015 
Aired on: December 14, 2015 
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Hansen's Sno-Bliz Sweet Shop: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Hansen's Sno-Bliz Sweet ShopSee Hansen's Sno-Bliz Sweet Shop Video ($)
(417 ratings)

4801 Tchoupitoulas St Map It!
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 891-9788
www.snobliz.com
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Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Desserts"
  • Bananas Foster Snoball
    offered only on Wednesdays (at airing); limited supply
4.5 out of 5
417 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); started by Ernest & Mary Hansen in 1939 where Ernest invented the first ice shaving machine & Mary created her own flavored syrups; named a 2014 American Classic by the James Beard Foundation
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Fentons Creamery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fentons CreamerySee Fentons Creamery Video ($$)
(4353 ratings)

4226 Piedmont Ave Map It!
Oakland, CA 94611
(510) 658-7000
www.fentonscreamery.com
  • Banana Special
    banana split (large one); banana split; unanimous #1 pick for Top 5 Restaurants-Best Dessert; huge scoops, of vanilla, chocolate & strawberry ice cream cradled by a whole ripe banana, bathed in pineapple, strawberry & chocolate fudge; topped off w/ almonds, whipped cream & cherry
  • Cookie Connection
    warm chocolate chip cookie under scoops of Cookies n' Cream & cookie dough ice cream topped w/ hot fudge, marshmallow topping, whipped cream, crushed Oreos & a cherry
4.0 out of 5
4353 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); #4 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); founded in 1894 starting as delivering milk by horse-drawn wagon; ice cream made by hand
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  • Macadamia Turtle Pie
    1-foot tall pie w/ macadamia nut-wafer crust layered w/ vanilla ice cream, more macadamia nut mix, caramel-chocolate sauce, more ice cream & topped w/ whole macadamia nuts
  • Meaning of Life (Cake)
    5-layer cake w/ chocolate mousse, bananas, raspberries, whipped cream; each slice is approx. 6-lbs; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1768 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); autographed photographs of athletes, politicians, movie stars, rock stars, entertainers on walls
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Random Order Pie Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Random Order Pie BarSee Random Order Pie Bar Video ($)
(473 ratings)

1800 NE Alberta St Map It!
Portland, OR 97211
(971) 340-6995
www.randomordercoffee.com
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Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Desserts"
  • Tahitian Vanilla Sugar Salted Caramel Apple Pie
    top seller; organic apples tumbled in homemade caramel & laid to service under a Tahitian vanilla sugar-salted crust; listed in Travel & Leisure's as one of the best pies in America; looks good
4.0 out of 5
473 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); Portland institution; "Pie Bar" (specialize in pies)
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Salty Tart: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Salty TartSee Salty Tart Video ($$)
(164 ratings)

920 E Lake St Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 874-9206
www.saltytart.com
  • Coconut Macaroons
    toasty crunchy exterior and chewy coconut interior; looks good; "better than my mom's"-Andrew Zimmern
  • Surly Cake
    rich chocolate cake (secret ingredient: Surly beer) layered w/ creamy filling; looks good
4.0 out of 5
164 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Desserts); est. 2008; multiple James Beard nominee; "For everyone who believes that when life gives you lemons, you make a lemon-filled tart. Or better yet, you have a master pastry chef make it for you." (from its website)
Top 5 Restaurants - "Best Desserts"   (5 restaurants)    
Aired on: December 14, 2015 
Aired on: December 14, 2015