As summer heats up, we just want to chill out — and what better way than with a deliciously sweet treat? Scoop up some sorbet, go for the gelato or get into all sorts of ice cream to find that perfect summer dessert for you.
With so many cool options, you can beat the heat with frozen treats all summer long. Here are 9 sweets worth saving room for.
Photo provided by Osteria Morini. Photo by Anthony Jackson.
Bursts of color and flavor come together at Osteria Morini in NYC with their Gelati e Sorbetti in flavors like stracciatella, olive oil lemon, espresso vanilla, salted caramel strawberry and lemon basil.
Photo provided by Brindille. Photo by Ryan Beshel.
The Oeufs à la Neige (“snow eggs” in French) at Brindille in Chicago is made with refreshing ruby red grapefruit, thyme granité (a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and different flavorings) and Aperol (an Italian aperitif made of bitter orange).
In NYC, Quality Meats’ array of fun ice cream flavors, including burnt marshmallow, cookie monster, brown butter pecan pie, and coffee and donuts — which can all be topped with chocolate, caramel or butterscotch sauce — make it tough to decide which way you want to cool down.
Casa Luca knows how to bring the heat in the kitchen and cool things down with lots of sweet dessert options, including a summer cherry cassata (fruity Italian sponge cake), tasty bomboloni (Sicilian doughnuts), plus a selection of homemade gelato and sorbeto.