Connecticut Magazine’s “panel of culinary experts” ranked the following three locales for their rich and flavorful desserts:
- Aranci 67, Wilton: A self-described “modern throwback,” Aranci 67 is a family owned and operated restaurant serving up authentic Italian fare at 142 Old Ridgefield Road. On the dessert menu, you’ll find homemade and handcrafted delicacies like torte caprese, gelato, tiramisu and cannoli. For more information, visit the website.
- Bianco Rosso, Wilton and Trumbull: Just down the street at 151 Old Ridgefield Road, you’ll find Bianco Rosso, another Italian staple that knows how to dish when it comes to desserts. Pastry Chef Suzanne Berne is always whipping up tasty creations like s’more icebox pie, “zeppole” (warm ricotta donuts with Nutella and raspberry sauce), apple cinnamon bread pudding as well as various gelato, sorbets and gluten-free options. BR also has a Trumbull location at 942 White Plains Road. For more information, visit the website.
- Gaudí Tapas and Wine, Danbury: Gaudí Tapas and Wine, nestled at 51 1/2 Pembroke Road in Danbury, is a tapas eatery that offers freshly made desserts like the tarta de fruta, which is a light and fluffy cookie cup filled with fresh fruit and topped with a cloud-like mousse. Other options include the peach bravo de gitano, a Spanish cake roll. Chocolate lovers are also sure to enjoy the chocolate soufflé, which is served alongside a frosty scoop of vanilla ice cream. For more information, visit the website.
To view Connecticut Magazine’s full list of restaurant rankings, click here.
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