Wed Dec 9 2009
Doughnut Platter at Oceana
Jansen Chan's gourmet doughnuts—featuring specimens topped with Earl Grey icing and crammed with salted caramel custard—ought to have their own takeout concession. 1221 Sixth Ave between 48th and 49th Sts (212-759-5941, oceanarestaurant.com). $14.
Salted caramel pretzel ice cream at the General Greene
Despite winter temps, we're still fiends for this now-legendary flavor, which smacks you with a wave of supersaltiness before mellowing into a bittersweet caramel. Mixed-in pretzels lend a satisfying crunch. 229 DeKalb Ave at Clermont Ave, Fort Greene, Brooklyn (718-222-1510, thegeneralgreene.com). Two scoops $4, no cones.