By Brittany Doohan
Are you crazy for all things sweet? Are you a cookie monster in disguise?
Well, have we got a treat for you. Look no further, folks: Here’s a list of
the best places in the Castro District to binge on dessert.
1. Hot Cookie — 407 Castro Street
A penis cookie for your thoughts? This place is a
definitely must-see in the Castro District. You can get all the delicious
penis-shaped cookies you want, and then you can purchase a pair of Hot Cookie
underwear to eat them in!
2. Sweet Inspiration — 2239 Market Street
This place has gorgeous cookies, cakes and
pastries — just like Mom used to make! You can grab one of their sweet
creations on the go, or you can call in for a customized order. Learn more: http://www.sweetinspirationbakery.com/
3. The Crème Brûlée Cart — Roaming!
What’s better than eating a delicious cup of crème brûlée? Eating it
from the Crème Brûlée Cart, the food truck that specializes in crème
brûlée! They even have unique, delicious toppings like candied pecans, toasted
coconut and bourbon butterscotch. Learn more about this on-the-go treat: http://thecremebruleecart.com/
4. Chile Pies (Sweet & Savory) — 314 Church Street
What’s in a name? Something sweet! While you may not automatically think
"sweets" when you hear the name "Chile Pies," once you step
inside this little gem, you’re sure to get a mouthful. Be sure to try their
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie — it’s to die for! Learn more: http://chilepies.com/
5. Frances — 3870 17th Street
If you’re searching for elegance, head over to Frances for your after-meal
delight. Feast your sweet tooth on their ‘Lumberjack’ Cake with Bartlett
pear, coconut, Medjool dates and maple ice cream; or try their decadent Dark
Chocolate & Chandler Walnut Torte with Comice pear, salted caramel ice cream
and crème fraîche. See what else they’ve got: http://www.frances-sf.com/dessertmenu.html
6. Thorough Bread and Pastry — 248 Church Street
The goodies at Thorough Bread and Pastry are made from scratch and are
artisan-baked using 100 percent natural ingredients of the highest quality. Try
their rainbow-tastic Castro cookie! Read more: http://www.thoroughbreadandpastry.com/