My Latest Roundup of Best Desserts

It’s no secret that I have always been fond of desserts, here are some of the best restaurant desserts that I have had in the past 6 months in and around Vancouver.

Here are 21 of my favourite desserts, in no particular order:

1)    Pineapple Jalapeno Cheesecake

Pineapple Jalapeno Cheesecake

Pineapple Jalapeno Cheesecake

Pineapple Jalapeno Cheesecake with roasted pineapple, in a strawberry sauce

Created by: Chef Shelome Bouvette

Chicha Restaurant

136 East Broadway, Vancouver

Tel: 604-620-3963

Web:  http://www.chicharestaurant.com/

Twitter: @ChichaVancouver

 

2)   Black+Blue Butter Cake 

Black+Blue Butter Cake

Black+Blue Butter Cake

Black+Blue Butter Cake with crème chantilly and caramel sauce

Created by:Pastry Chef Elie Nehme

The Roof at Black + Blue

1032 Alberni Street (3rd Level), Vancouver

Tel: 604-637-0777

Web: http://the-roof.ca/#/lunch/

Twitter: @Glowbal_Group #GCTheRoof

 

3)      Maralumi Chocolate Tart  with toasted rice ice cream 

Maralumi Chocolate Tart

Maralumi Chocolate Tart

Maralumi Chocolate Tart  with toasted rice ice cream that was unreal and candied orange!

Created by: Chef David Gunawan

The Farmers Apprentice

1535 W 6th Avenue, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 620-2070

Web: www.farmersapprentice.ca

Twitter: @gunawan_dave

 

4)      Whiskey Tiramisu 

Whiskey Tiramisu

Whiskey Tiramisu

Whiskey Tiramisu served layered in a jar with cherries on the side

Created by: Fiona Grieve

833 Denman Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 428-2528

Web: http://buckstop.ca/

Twitter: @BuckstopDenman

 

5)     Caramelized Pineapple Cake with house-made Coconut Sorbet 

Caramelized Pineapple Cake with house-made Coconut Sorbet

Caramelized Pineapple Cake with house-made Coconut Sorbet

Caramelized Pineapple Cake with house-made Coconut Sorbet

Created by: Chef Michael Mikoda

Pier 7 Restaurant

25 Wallace Mews Rd, North Vancouver

Tel: 604-929-7437

Web: http://pierseven.ca/

Twitter: @pier7restaurant

 

6)      Warm Chocolate Cake 

 Warm Chocolate Cake

Warm Chocolate Cake

Warm Chocolate Cake with a warm smooth fondant centre with caramelized banana and lime ice cream

Created by: Chef Lee Cooper

L’Abbattoir

217 Carrall Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-568-1701

Web:  http://www.labattoir.ca/

Twitter: @ LABATTOIR_VAN

 

7)      Anise Parfait with Rhubarb

 Anise Parfait with Rhubarb

Anise Parfait with Rhubarb

Anise Parfait with Rhubarb

Created by: Chef Curtis Luk

The Parker

237 Union Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-779-3804

Web: http://theparkervancouver.com

Twitter: @ParkerVancouver

 

8)  Young Coconut Creme Brûlée 

Young Coconut Creme Brûlée

Young Coconut Creme Brûlée

Young Coconut Creme Brûlée , baked in the coconut and served with grilled pineapple and apple

Created  by: Chef Ui Ratsomjit

U & I Thai

3364 Cambie St, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 875-6999

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter: @uratomjit

 

9) Chocolate Tres Leches Cake 

Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

Chocolate Tres Leches Cake

Created by: Chef Danilo Ibara

Blue Canoe Restaurant

140 – 3866 Bayview Street, Richmond

Tel: 604-275-7811

Web: www.bluecanoerestaurant.com

Twitter: @bluecanoeresto

 

10) Toasted Hazelnut Crème Brulee

Toasted Hazelnut Crème Brulee

Toasted Hazelnut Crème Brulee

Toasted Hazelnut Crème Brulee

Created by:  Carmine Paradiso and Charles Richard

Novo Pizzeria

2118 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel:    (604) 736-2220

Web:  http://www.novopizzeria.com/

Twitter:   @NOVOPizzeria

 

11) Thai Jewels, Tropical Fruits and Shaved Coconut Ice 

Thai Jewels, Tropical Fruits and Shaved Coconut Ice

Thai Jewels, Tropical Fruits and Shaved Coconut Ice

Thai Jewels, Tropical Fruits and Shaved Coconut Ice

Created by: Chef David Gross of Cook Hall Atlanta

MARKET by Jean-Georges

Level 3, 1115 Alberni

Phone: (604) 695 1115

Web: http://www.shangri-la.com/vancouver/shangrila/dining/restaurants/market-by-jean-georges/

Twitter:  @MARKETjg_Van

 

12) Squash Cake 

Squash Cake

Squash Cake

Squash Cake with apples, walnuts, dulce de Leche and osmanthus

Created by: Chef Scott Korzack

Bambudda Gastown

99 Powell Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-428-0301

Web: http://bambudda.ca/

Twitter: @Bambuddagastown

 

13) Banana Choconutty Creme Brûlée

Banana Choconutty Creme Brûlée

Banana Choconutty Creme Brûlée

Banana Choconutty Creme Brûlée at Café one it had peanut butter, chocolate and banana slices goodness with meringue on the side!

Cafe One

Created by: Pastry Chef Gabriela Gandolfo

Cafe One (inside Sheraton Wall Centre Vancouver Hotel)

1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604 893 7205

Web: www.sheratonvancouver.com

Twitter: @WallCentreHotel

 

14) Berry Pavlova

 Berry Pavlova

Berry Pavlova

Berry Pavlova filled with assorted berries on the inside of the merengue on top and around the plate, topped with whipped cream and a mint leaf.

Created by: Pastry Chef Candice Mui

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-669-1940

Web: http://www.joefortes.ca/

Twitter: @JoeFortesVan

 

15) Cherry and Cheese Strudel

Cherry and Cheese Strudel

Cherry and Cheese Strudel

Cherry and Cheese Strudel

Created by: Chef Nourdine Majdoubi

Morocco West

795 Jervis Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-563-8466

Web: http://moroccowest.com/menus/

Twitter: @MoroccoWest

 

16)  Smokey

Smokey

Smokey

Smokey with condensed Sweet Potato, Burnt Cedar Cream, Cranberry, and Malted Milk Crumbs.

Created by: Chef Jimmy Stewart

Blacktail Florist

332 Water Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-669 -0249

Web: http://blacktailflorist.ca/

Twitter: @THEFLORISTbc

 

17)     Banana Napoleon

Banana Napoleon

Banana Napoleon

Banana Napoleon with FILO pastry, dulce de Leche, coffee jelly & sliced bananas.

Created by: Pastry Chef Amanda Cheng

Pidgin Restaurant

350 Carrall Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-620-9400

Web: www.pidginyvr.com

Twitter: @pidginvancouver

 

18) Citrus Crepe Cake  

Citrus Crepe Cake

Citrus Crepe Cake

Citrus Crepe Cake

Created by: Chef Tony Marzo

Kessel & March

109-1701 Powell Street Vancouver

Tel: (604) 874-1196

Web: http://www.kesselandmarch.com/

Twitter: @KesselandMarch

 

19) Citrus Ricotta Strudel

Citrus Ricotta Strudel

Citrus Ricotta Strudel

Citrus Ricotta Strudel at Miku Restaurant cinnamon phylo, balsamic strawberries, lychee, vanilla sauce, and wild strawberry sorbet

Created by: Chef Chris Janik

Miku Restaurant

70-200 Granville Street, (Granville Square), Vancouver

Tel: 604-568-3900

Web: www.mikurestaurant.com

Twitter: @MikuRestaurant

 

20) Guava Cake

Guava Cake

Guava Cake

Guava Cake, Pineapple Mint Agua Fresca

Created by: Chef Alejandro Cruz

La Mezcaleria

1622 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 559-8226

Web: http://lamezcaleria.ca/

Twitter: @LaMezcaleriaYVR

 

21) Brown Butter Almond Financier 

 Brown Butter Almond Financier

Brown Butter Almond Financier

Brown Butter Almond Financier with pear compote and milk foam.

Created by: Chef Brad Miller

Bistro Wagon Rouge

1869 Powell St., Vancouver

Tel: 604 251 4070

Web: https://www.facebook.com/BistroWagonRouge

Twitter: @WagonRouge_

By: Richard Wolak