Cold Eats

Seattle's Shaved Ice Scene Goes Around the World

Kakigori, chè, halo-halo, bao bing—the cooling dessert revels in many forms.

08/27/2019 By Sam Jones

So Much Confetti

How to Throw a Birthday Party for Yourself

After all, who knows you better than you?

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Cubic Changeups

Cubes Baking Company Changes Dessert Direction

...and its name, too. The Wallingford bakeshop—soon-to-be Tres Lechería—will trade its signature cube-shaped pastries for the titular old-fashioned Mexican t...

08/15/2019 By Lily Hansen

Treat Beat

You Need This Giant Cookie Cake in Your Life

At Lowrider Baking Company, the homey dessert reaches new heights.

08/08/2019 By Jaime Archer

Summer Swirls

Escape the Heat: Where to Find Dole Whip Around Seattle

Between scratch soft serve and boozy slushies, there are more iterations of the elusive Disney treat than you might think.

08/05/2019 By Anna Coumou

Blessed Unions

Li'l Woody's Bestows a Whole Month of Desserts on Seattle

Four promising pastry chefs. Four culinary confections. A month of sugary sweets.

07/31/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 29–August 1

An exhibition honors a Seattle civil rights leader, an author turns Obama and Biden into crime-solving sleuths, and an Appalachian folk band plays the Crocod...

07/29/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Sweet Treats

30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle

A miniature guide to Seattle's dessert scene. All-star cakes, cookies, pies, ice cream, and doughnuts abound.

03/25/2019 By Nosh Pit Staff

Sweet Spots

The Best Baked Treats in Seattle

From towering cakes to ethereal croissants, these are the newcomers and classics to crave.

11/20/2018 By Rebekah Denn Photography by Paul Kooiman

S'mores Galore

5 Sweet Spots for National S'mores Day

It's getting toasty in here.

08/10/2018 By Christina Ausley

Trend

Seattle’s Mini Boom of Filipino Desserts

This city has never exactly been a stronghold of Filipino food. Cheesecake and ice cream might change that.

07/12/2017 By Rosin Saez

Seattle Summer

Flavor Hunters: Salt and Straw’s Seattle Ice Cream Takeover

Can Portland’s favorite frozen treat purveyor translate its mix of geekery and wide-roaming creativity to Seattle?

06/09/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Dessert Alert

Two New Dessert Spots Open in International District

Time for fresh coconut juice, taro smoothies, and Thai iced tea shaved ice.

05/19/2016 By Rosin Saez

Critic's Notebook

Can We Talk About the Cookies at Mollusk?

Because Beet-Almond Meringue. Rosemary-Blue Cheese Shortbread.

01/07/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Openings

Lady Yum Macaron Shop Opens This Week in Kirkland

Macarons meet wine at this Parisian-style cafe.

07/15/2014 By Claire Cole

On the Menu

Seattle Is Sweet on Momofuku Milk Bar

Christina Tosi’s cerealcentric treats are inspiring some seriously tempting local desserts.

04/17/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Street Eatin'

Truck Stop: Diane Skwiercz of Street Treats

"Seriously, I can’t live without sweets," confesses the owner of the bakery on wheels.

02/14/2012 By Christopher Werner

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Desserts

Sweet suggestions from 10 local bakeries.

02/09/2012 By Emily Dhatt

Article

Met List: Belgian Waffles

Where to go for Belgium’s signature treat.

01/24/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Sweet Talk

Macarons Versus Macaroons: What’s the Deal?

Demystifying the perpetually misunderstood treats.

11/28/2011 By Christopher Werner