Dessert isn’t often the highpoint of a Mexican dinner, but most South of the Border sweets aren’t the workings of Enrique Olvera, the famed brain behind Mexico City’s world-renowned Pujol. At his well-buzzed NYC newcomer, you’ll find an otherworldly orb of delicate meringue imbued with burnt-corn-husk, its crackly shell shattering around a sweet corn mousse thickened with heavy cream and tangy mascarpone cheese. Those deep notes of heirloom corn will stick with ya long after you leave the restaurant. $12.
City sweet tooths had plenty to choose from in the dessert department this year. Ice cream went next level, one of the city’s best doughnuts was born from a car wash, and Dominique Ansel broke the blogosphere for the second year in a row with his ingenious cookie shot. Sate your sugar cravings with the best desserts in New York City.
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