Stephen Starr Events
takes a tapas
approach to dessert by offering an array of bite-size treats, including these Key lime cheesecake lollipops. Photo by Marie Labbancz.
Pretty, petite panna cottas with mascerated strawberries from Stephen Starr Events. Photo by Steve Legato.
If one dessert is good, three is so much better. Here, Chef's Expressions
creates a raspberry trio: a raspberry cheesecake lollipop with a chocolate raspberry bavarois and a raspberry gelee.
A fancy spin on an old favorite, Good Gracious! Events turns everyday French toast into dessert, stuffing it with chocolate hazelnut cream and serving chunks on skewers. Photo by Henshall Photography.
Fruit desserts suit summer menus. Here, a roasted nectarine with blackberries, blackberry coulis and mascarpone from Bar Tartine.
Photo by Mickaelea Good.
For sultry summer parties, A Thyme to Cook
offers exotic frozen pops in lime-lavender, coconut-wasabi and mango-cantaloupe.
A Thyme to Cook turns to molecular gastronomy techniques to create "pearls" of kiwi, raspberry and cantaloupe.
offers milkshake shooters for big kids, in caramel tequila, blueberry malt, and chocolate spiked with whiskey.
Jin Patisserie's exotic truffles are flavored with Earl Grey tea, lemon grass and black roasted sesame. Photo by Alex Berliner.
Bite-size macaroons from Jin Patisserie come in flavors such as caramel fleur de sel, Tahitian vanilla, and ume, or Japanese apricot. Photo by Alex Berliner.
passes along a tray of ginger-spiked truffles, served after dessert.
This beautiful tower of mini mango mousses from Entertaining Co. took the place of a wedding cake at a Southeast Asian-inspired wedding. Photo by Chris Casady.
pairs high-quality, airy cannoli with a trio of apricot, huckleberry and nectarine granitas.
offers warm hazelnut cake with a roasted grape compote. Photo by Frankie Frankeny.
The Emily Morgan Hotel
puts a fresh new spin on the classic Napoleon, here combining poached figs and pears. Executive chef Shane Bruns sometimes serves the dish with buttermilk ice cream.
Warm spice cake with Earl Grey-vanilla ice cream from the Hilton Americas Houston.
From the Swan and Dolphin, caramelized apples with a unique caramel sorbet.
Rio's salute to apples--its cheerful "Apple Medley."