5360 West Lovers Lane
Specializing the in the delicacy of French soufflés, Rise ups the ante during the holidays with a seasonal cranberry flavor whose tartness is perfect for rounding out any festive meal.
722 North 2nd Street
A decadent cheesecake topped with cordial-soaked black cherries, Brown Betty‘s December-only treat,”With Cherries On Top,” will have you and any holiday guests saying ‘pretty please’ over and over again.
660 Madison Avenue
401 N Franklin Street
Nothing says the holidays more than sharp peppermint, which is why Doughnut Vault‘s chocolate cake doughnut topped with the crunchy stuff is a perfect holiday indulgence.
1544 15th Street
And since we’re on the topic of peppermint, San Francisco’s Sixth Course puts an artisinal spin on the classic peppermint bark with a version that includes 61% dark chocolate ganache layered between 31% white chocolate and studded with candy cane pieces. This bark is the one you’ll want to bite.
The husband and wife duo behind the coolest hotspot in L.A., SnowLA Shavery, handcraft their artisinal shaved ice concoctions and this season have created a custom flavor just for Barneys. Our Chillin’ Out special consists of Earl Grey flavored snow topped with toffee bits, mochi, and a condensed milk drizzle, and is available only at our Beverly Hills flagship from noon to 4:00pm on weekends throughout the holiday season. What better way to bring a taste of winter chill to balmy Beverly Hills?
7120 East 6th Avenue
Who needs three wise men when you have tres leches? At Super Chunk in Scottsdale, their John & Yoko cake is made up of three layers of honey cake, soaked with a cinnamon tres leches, layered and topped with honeycomb candy and mascarpone whipped cream. Sure to leave you feeling like a king… or queen.
2218 NW Market St
While not technically a single dessert, we had to give props to the entire menu at Pie Bar for combining two of our favorite festive fare: freshly baked pies and craft cocktails. With one location in Capitol Hill and another in Ballard—each run by one of a set of twin sisters!—the menu features not only classics from both the food and drink menu, but also hybrids like the Apple Pie Moscow Mule and pie-infused martinis.
6475 S. Rainbow Blvd.
The holiday classics are classic for a reason, and it doesn’t get much better than the traditional holiday cookie. With sugar cookies in the festive colors of Christmas and Hanukkah, Peridot Sweets will leave you nostalgic for the treats you used to decorate with your mom.
1595 Washington Street
Just because something is traditional doesn’t mean it can’t wow. With its stunning take on the Boche de Noelle—also known by its English name of Yule Log—Flour achieves both artistic realism and culinary splendor with a chocolate cake fillexd with a white chocolate mousse.