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Sweet!

The city’s tastiest desserts.


Fromage blanc at ChikaLicious.  

MIDNIGHT SNACK
Apple-cinnamon Pastry/Dessert Truck
University Pl. nr. 8th St.; no phone
It’s the perfect late-night treat, but beware: The turbocharged sugar rush will keep you awake till dawn.

OLD-WORLD CLASSIC
Fromage Blanc Cheesecake/Chikalicious
203 E. 10th St., nr. Second Ave.; 212-995-9511
A chiffonlike creation served, with proper reverence, on a pedestal of crushed ice.

AFTERNOON SNACK
Fried Zeppole/Abraço
86 E. 7th St., nr. First Ave.; 212-388-9731
A deep-fried treat, hand-shaken by the barista in a paper bag full of sugar.

NEW-WORLD CLASSIC
Dark-Chocolate Sorbet/Adour Alain Ducasse
2 E. 55th St., at Fifth Ave.; 212-710-2277
Dark-chocolate sorbet layered with espresso granita, vanilla ice cream, and gold leaf, all with a sprinkling of brioche croutons.

PURE OPULENCE
Floating Island/Le Cirque
151 E. 58th St., nr. Lexington Ave. 212-644-0202
Made by Sirio Maccionni’s latest dessert chef with gallons of cream and the finest vanilla beans, it’s the perfect coda to a fat expense-account feed.

PICK-ME-UP
Ca Phe Sua Affogato/Wakiya
2 Lexington Ave., at 21st St.; 212-995-1330
Vietnamese coffee dripped into crushed cacao and condensed-milk ice cream.

PURE COMFORT
Bread Pudding/Dovetail
103 W. 77th St., nr. Columbus Ave.; 212-362-3800
The old lumberjack favorite, leavened with gourmet brioche and fiendishly spiked with bacon.


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