Many great restaurants in the metro feature desserts that are innovative, down to earth and, most of all, luscious. Enjoy these after a meal, or just stop in to indulge while chatting on the phone, talking business or checking your e-mail. Most desserts make a memorable impression, and these seven will.
—Carol Smaglinski, photos by Mark Hancock and Shannon Cornman
$$: Up to $15
$$$$: Above $30