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6 Signature Sweets

BY Nevin Martell with contributions from Jennifer Barger, Kelly Magyarics and Kristen Schott | June 27, 2018 | Feature Features

It's about thyme! From to-dine-for debuts to desserts that delight, here are 50 reasons why DC is the new capital of cuisine.
Cheese platter at The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar & Speakeasy

1. Cheese Platter, The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar & Speakeasy
Prefer a savory ending? The plate has smoked Gouda, Brie, poached pears and pepper jelly—plus a chocolate truffle. The treat is always offered; just ask. The Graham, 1075 Thomas Jefferson St., 202.337.0900

2. Cherry Cheesecake Mousse, Bourbon Steak
New pastry pro Chelsea Spaulding pays homage to the evasive cherry blossom with this blend of olive oil sponge cake, white chocolate honey tuile, macerated cherries and violets. Four Seasons, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., 202.944.2026

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