As the seasons change and the summer heat disappears, there’s one thing that is sure to keep brightening everyone’s day… dessert! Every meal should be concluded with something to satisfy your sweet tooth so here are our six stunning dessert recommendations to make this upcoming fall as sweet as can be.
Whether they’re carved, painted or made of plastic, pumpkins will surely be found everywhere as fall approaches… especially on your plate! Ignore the traditional pumpkin pie and head over to barleymash in the Gaslamp for their Pumpkin Crème Brulee served with brown butter cream cheese, whipped cream and chocolate-dipped pumpkin seed brittle.
Remember the days when you’d beg your mom and dad to buy you double scoops of your favorite ice cream? Well now you can relive those sweet moments and cool off at one of these hotspots and beat the heat with a tasty treat.
Shake it on over to Encontro in North Park for an unforgettable ice cream adventure with cups full of deliciousness. Sit near their large windows that look out onto University Ave and dig into one of their hand-crafted shakes made with ice cream from their neighbors, Hammond’s. Even the pickiest of sweet teeth will be satisfied with their wide-selection of flavors such as churro, salted caramel, banana brownie fudge, cheesecake chocolate, strawberry, vanilla and build-your-own.
Newly opened WESTroot, has a float of a different kind! Sugar, caramel and butter all combine to make one mouth-watering treat, the WESTroot Beer Float! Get your sweet tooth ready for a melody of root beer, caramelized popcorn and popcorn ice cream… yes, that’s a thing!
Something new has sprouted at Bellamy’s Restaurant, an Escondido gem. This chic bistro utilizes seasonal ingredients for an ever-evolving, farm-to-table menu filled with robust flavors. Now, it has breathed life into a recently revitalized space that will celebrate the timeless tastes of upscale, modern California-French cuisine.
Fine dining and an atmosphere to match can now be enjoyed by locals and visitors alike in a newly remodeled space, placing Bellamy’s first in its class among North County eateries. After partnering with San Diego-based Solc Interiors for the new design, the restaurant is ready for a grand unveiling. Bellamy’s enhanced interior reflects a mixed style, with mid-century modern and industrial touches throughout. After stepping through the door, a community-style, reclaimed walnut table lures diners in for a conversation among friends, or a fine family dining experience. It’s just the place to capture a view of your meal coming to life in the demonstration kitchen. Custom-designed pieces are the focal point here, with walnut tables throughout, luxurious oversized booths beneath smoked mirrors, a glistening chandelier and a rejuvenated exposition bar with leather-wrapped and studded accents.
Escondido’s neighborhood gem, Bellamy’s, has spiced up its menus with autumn-inspired dishes. This farm-to-table dining experience is highly regarded for its modern California cuisine with French influences. Diners can now pair natural, fulfilling dishes with fall flavors. Stop by the restaurant for lunch or dinner and see why food lovers from across San Diego are traveling to North County for a taste!
Bellamy’s seasonal menu was envisioned and brought to life by French Master Chef Patrick Ponsaty. Inspired by his family’s heritage and classical French training, Chef Patrick has established a reputation for providing simple, yet intensely flavorful Modern French cuisine. He brings his Master French Chef title from the Paris-based Association des Maîtres Cuisiniers de France and 15 “Best Of” or “Top 10” awards to Bellamy’s. Bellamy’s offers diners a one-of-a-kind farm-to-table dining experience, serving the most robust flavors of every season and takes pride in supporting local North County farmers, wine makers and sustainable fishermen.