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Late-Summer Sweets

BY Caroline Mayfield | September 8, 2017 | Feature Features

Don't overlook these tempting tarts that include late-summer fresh berries.
The mascarpone-and-raspberry cheesecake with lemon geleè and rosemary whipped creme at Equinox

Top off a meal here—it’s still one of the best Italian eateries in town—with the lemon and ricotta bombolini with lemon curd, blackberry sorbet, raspberry gel and pistachio soil. $11, 1100 New York Ave NW, 202.216.9550

Bistro Bis
This modern French hot spot offers not only a fabulously expansive wine list, but also a dessert menu to curb sweet cravings. Break into the puff pastry exterior of the raspberry pistachio napoleon—it’s filled with pistachio crème and sweet raspberry sorbet. $12, 15 E St. NW, 202.661.2700

Slice through the soft mascarpone and break the crispy pine-nut brittle. From there, indulge in the mascarpone-and-raspberry cheesecake with lemon geleè and rosemary whipped creme. $12, 818 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202.331.8118

Creating a seasonal summer spin on the classic bread pudding, pastry chef Melissa Cockrell serves blueberry lime-bread pudding with white chocolate, crème anglaise and blueberry sauce. $11, 2275 L St. NW, 202.730.2500

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