Swirl Crush

The Best Soft Serve in Seattle

A childhood classic, all grown-up and sprinkled around the city.

07/30/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Vanilla? Not so much.

Seattle’s Best Ice Cream

A complete list, from chocolate to chocolate fudge…to Mexican chocolate, to dairy-free chocolate date.

07/16/2021 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Our Ice Cream Future

New Local Ice Cream Line Kryse Makes Small Batches of Big Flavors

Owner Kryse Panis Martin's creations should look familiar to fans of the former Central District Ice Cream Company.

01/21/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Hole Foods

Behold, the Best Doughnuts in Seattle

Sprinkled, glazed, and occasionally topped with bacon: These are the city’s most impressive practitioners of fried dough.

12/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Celebratory Confections

9 Seattle Bakeries for One-of-a-Kind Birthday Cakes

Guava-filled, unicorn-themed, and everything in between.

09/24/2020 By Annette Maxon

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

Happy Birthday To You

Newcomer Icebox Makes Ice Cream Cake for Grown-Ups

Made with Molly Moon's ice cream, this Insta-worthy ice cream cake comes in classic flavors, layered with nostalgia and a little food science.

02/19/2019 By Anne Dennon

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

Turkey Time 2018

Where to Carry Out Your Thanksgiving Dinner and Dessert

Because let’s be honest, ain’t nobody got time for that.

11/13/2018 By Christina Ausley

You've Been Soft Served

The Tropical Magic of Dole Whip Inside a Tom Douglas Food Hall

As of this summer, Assembly Hall is dishing up the famous pineapple soft serve—somewhat of a rarity in these parts. I went to find out what the fuss was about.

08/27/2018 By Mac Hubbard

S'mores Galore

5 Sweet Spots for National S'mores Day

It's getting toasty in here.

08/10/2018 By Christina Ausley

Treat Beat

A New Dessert Bar Is Coming to Capitol Hill

Have your cake and eat it soon at this new Pike/Pine cafe come early October.

09/28/2017 By Rosin Saez

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 16–22

The week in which: Pike Place Market wines and dines locals, Ballard proves that the burrito is king, and Rick Bayless has fun with the michelada.

08/16/2017 By Jaime Archer