Sticky and gooey, S’mores are nothing short of delicious. Let National S’more Day, August 10th be the day to indulge in this warm and melted treat. Enjoy these unique twists on the classic treat.
Holsteins Shakes and Buns: In true Las Vegas style, Holsteins Shakes and Buns at The Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino offers Bamboozled Milkshakes; transforming the child-inspired beverage into an adult sweet treat. The ‘Campfire S’mores’ is a classic smash-up of Smirnoff Marshmallow Vodka, chocolate, marshmallow and graham crumble. The adult’s palate coalesces the child’s heart in all of us for this adults-only libation.
Surf and Sand Resort (Laguna Beach, CA) and Rancho Bernardo Inn (San Diego, CA): Surf & Sand Resort and the Rancho Bernardo Inn both offer the most darling room service to kids called ‘Smore & Snore’ (picture attached). It’s a complimentary room service offering that includes a warm, freshly made Smore from the hotel’s Pastry Chef, kids drink and an in-room pop-up tent for kids to play in or sleep in for the night. The cleaning staff even clears it out of the room the next morning and kids can re-order their “room service” each night if they’d like.
Saltbox Dining & Drinking: In the heart of San Diego’s famous downtown Gaslamp District, the trendy Hotel Palomar’s signature restaurant, Saltbox, whips up a chic throwback to the traditional s’more. Executive Chef Simon Dolinky’s creation, dubbed the ‘Campfire S’more’ sandwich (picture attached) marries house made marshmallows and graham crackers with a drizzle of smoked chocolate for a delectable and delightful treat.
Lake Placid Lodge: At Lake Placid Lodge in Lake Placid, New York, guests can enjoy making their own s’mores both lakeside and in the comfort of their own Artisan-designed guest rooms. Every night year round, the Lodge offers the perfect nightcap with a bonfire that includes homemade s’mores and can pair it with their housemade hot chocolate. Each luxurious room comes with a spacious fireplace perfect for s’mores making. Additionally, each room is equipped with a nightly s’mores kit, which includes homemade marshmallows in original and chocolate flavors, homemade chocolate, and crispy graham crackers.
Gaijin Noodle + Sake House: Gaijin Noodle + Sake House in San Diego’s swanky Gaslamp District serves up the Bacon S’mores, prepared at the Yakitori Grill. The eccentric Bacon S’more is made up of crisky nueske bacon covered with Hershey’s Chocolate, toasted marshmallow and freshly prepared graham crackers. Yum!
Sprinkles Cupcakes: Back by popular demand, Sprinkles has brought back the delicious S’more cupcake (picture attached). Graham cracker-lined Belgian dark chocolate cake filled with bittersweet chocolate ganache and topped with toasted marshmallow frosting, this cupcake is so oozy and gooey, you don’t need to rough it in the woods to enjoy this classically American treat!
Tanque Verde Ranch: A working dude ranch located on 60,000 acres of breathtaking Arizona desert landscape, every Wednesday and Saturday night, the all-inclusive Tanque Verde Ranch invites guests to be treated to an outdoor BBQ in the Cottonwood Grove filled with live music. Following a hearty meal, kids and families are welcomed fireside to toast warm s’mores under the desert sky.
THE US GRANT Hotel: The luxurious and opulent US GRANT HOTEL has recently added s’mores to their lavish dessert ensemble. Executive Chef Chris Kurth uses traditional vanilla marshmallow, graham cracker ice cream and brown sugar bananas, all topped and drizzled with warm fudge. THE US GRANT’s elegant transformation takes a luxurious spin on this classically American campfire treat.
La Jolla’s sweetest new addition, Bardot, offers delicious gourmet ice cream bars handmade from the finest ingredients. Flavors range from the traditional to the exotic, including “Lucifer’s Dream,” an ice cream bar made of homemade marshmallows, dark chocolate, house recipe graham cracker crust and marshmallow bites all dipped in 60% dark Belgian chocolate- Bardot’s indulgent version of classic S’mores!