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Captain Cookie & The Milkman is a mobile bakery and food truck based in Washington, DC. Found at festivals, the streets and at their base 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, these sweet superheros create freshly baked, handmade cookies, ice-cream sandwiches, with local milk. With a variety of flavors including Nutella, Peanut Butter, Pumpkin Muffaroons, Cardamom Snickerdoodle, Cocoa Cayenne Espresso, and the Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie, this dairy bar offers delicious baked good using tried and tested homemade recipes.
GBD stands for Golden Brown Delicious referring to the unique combination of fried chicken and donuts in its menu. Here innovation is the key and the donuts are available in both the classic ring forms and innovative shapes such as fans and squares. Try exotic varieties like Maple-Bacon Bourbon, Passion Fruit Old Fashioned, German Chocolate, Cranberry Fritter and Chocolate Pudding. Unlike chain donut shops, this is more of a gourmet restaurant and guests can also enjoy delicious brunch dishes such as GBD Curry Salad and Chicken and Waffles, accompanied by dips like Chipotle BBQ and Buttermilk Ranch. It also specializes in house punches, cordials, bourbons, doughnut beers and premium coffee. The early morning and late night hours make it a popular restaurant in the neighborhood.
If you have a hankering for some divine baked goods, stop by the Cakeroom for some sweets. The bake shop's delectable offerings range from "tea time" cakes, to layered cakes, to gourmet cupcakes. For those who are looking for something a little less cake-y, the bakery also whips up cookies, cheesecakes, and morning pastries. Wash your selection down with coffee, hot chocolate, or tea, depending on your mood. Want something a little more personal? The Cakeroom also creates custom to-order cakes for special occasions.
The treats you can purchase at Pleasant Pops Farmhouse Market & Cafe are about as tasty as they come. This lovely little cafe specializes in pops - or popsicles - that are made from fresh ingredients like hibiscus, cardamom or cherries. The creative combinations are seemingly endless. For patrons with a love for chocolate, the cafe also serves hot pops - chocolate pops that you swirl around in hot milk to make your own tasty hot chocolate. People looking for heartier fare can also grab lunch or dinner at this multifaceted and unfailingly delicious establishment.
Meredith Tomason has hit the right note with her DC pastry shop, RareSweets. Located on Palmer Alley, this pâtisserie allures gourmands with its pleasant ambiance and friendly services. RareSweets not just sells old-school layer cakes, handcrafted pies, brownies and mellow cookies, but it also offers an interesting glimpse of the baking history of the continent. Coffee lovers can relish the delicious mocha brewed with top-quality La Colombe beans. Tomason prides in the fact that most of her preparations are inspired from vintage recipes, which she gathered over several decades. Stop in to indulge in its heavenly seasonal ice-creams and cakes, like Lemon & Rhubarb and Oatmeal Raisin ice-creams.
CoCo. Sala is a wonderful way to experience the full effects of chocolate fantasy. As DC's premiere chocolate boutique and lounge, this hot spot brims with curious fans from its opening to the wee hours, sampling divine coco-laden treats. Boutique specialties include artisan chocolates which duplicate recipes of the Aztec and other ancient cultures. Italian espressos and fine chocolate elixirs also tempt the most discernible tastes. As the sun goes down, this space transforms into its lounge alter ego. Weekends are hypnotic as the morning brunch crowd makes way for DC's it crowd and pulsating beats. The night menu includes an array of small plates, exotic cocktails and decadent desserts.
Buzz Bakery entices your taste buds by offering freshly baked products like sandwiches, paninis and more and is ideal for a wholesome meal. In case you are feeling a little more indulgent, try the sinful delights from their dessert menu. You can pamper your palate with heavenly cupcakes, delightful pies, blissful cheesecakes and more from their dessert menu. The delicious menu is followed by a refreshing list of beverages. Sip on to some well-brewed coffee or enjoy an aromatic tea here, Buzz Bakery is a great spot to unwind after a hectic day.
A haven for the young and old alike, Sugar Factory in Washington DC is must-visit for anyone who is in town for a while. Boasting of a 1,500 square feet (139.35 square meters) space, the restaurant, bar and candy store stocks up on everything from chocolates and candy to signature cocktails. MIlkshakes, ice cream sandwiches and other such sweet treats can also be bought here. Besides the desserts and the drinks, Sugar Factory is also known for their expert baristas and signature coffee drinks. Frequented by numerous celebrities, Sugar Factory is the perfect spot to spend quality time with family and friends alike.