Chocolate Desserts We Love

A chocolate dessert is the quintessential Valentine's Day treat. We came up with a list of our favorites around Washington.

• Brownie sundae at Addie's
• Texas sheet cake cupcake at Baked and Wired
• House-made Oreos at Bayou Bakery
• Chocolate bombe at Bibiana
• Cookies-and-confections plate at Birch & Barley
• Coconut candy bar at Bourbon Steak
• Chocolate cake at Buck's Fishing & Camping

• 9:30 Cupcake at Buzz
• Chocolate mousse at Central
• Chocolate tart with caramelized bananas at Corduroy
• Campfire s'mores at DC Coast
• Chocolate-banana mousse at Evo Bistro
• Chocolate torte at Galileo III
• Mint-chocolate-chip ice-cream sandwich at Grapeseed
• Molten chocolate cake at J&G Steakhouse
• Boston-cream-like parfait with devil's-food cake and fudge sauce at Liberty Tavern
• Chocolate souffle with hazelnut ice cream at Marcel's
• Dark-chocolate mousse at Ray's the Steaks
• Classic whoopie pie from Red Hook Lobster Truck
• Chocolate-hazelnut terrine at 701


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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.