We've rounded up our AAA inspectors' previous top dessert picks for some of the best places to satisfy your sweet tooth on National Dessert Day.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
AAA Inspector 596:
Tiramisu is light and delicious at Albasha Greek & Lebanese.
AAA Inspector 24:
An elegant twist on Black Forest cake.
Want to impress your date? This is the place to be. You'll immediately be wowed by the floor-to-ceiling windows that offer a breathtaking view of the city skyline and the Three Rivers area, and the kitchen will continue to impress you throughout your visit. The menu offerings are straightforward enough with chops, pasta dishes and seafood, as the chef focuses on using the freshest ingredients of the season to ensure that the flavors in every single dish are at their peak.
A bit of Houston history is on display at this restaurant, whose dining room has been the setting for cozy meals for family, friends and couples since 1936. The focal point is a beautiful garden, featuring waterfalls and a waterwheel. The menu holds special delights, including delicious jumbo lump crab cakes, select cuts of prime beef, fresh seafood and classic home-style recipes from the original owners, such as beef stroganoff, German potatoes and the not-to-be-missed apple strudel. During Sunday brunch you can expect traditional selections such as eggs made your way, applewood smoked bacon, skillet-fried potatoes and biscuits with sausage gravy. Other enjoyable choices include smoked salmon bagel, chicken with waffles and "Brenner's Benedict," which comes with a buttermilk biscuit, a jumbo lump crab cake, prime rib, poached egg with hollandaise sauce and skillet-fried potatoes. This establishment is closed for lunch on Monday and Saturday.
Guests who relax in the intimate dining room, which overlooks Long Island Sound, can select from an innovative menu of local seafood and meat entrées. The active marina is a delight to observe while dining, especially from a table by the window. The chef prepares delectable dishes, including an organic roast chicken, fresh bass and swordfish and prime cuts of beef. An extensive raw bar also is offered.