You know what they say: “Dessert is the most important meal of the day!” Or something like that… In any case, here are some delicious options in NYC to visit and satisfy your sweet tooth. You’ve had a productive week, you deserve it!


1. ChikaLicious: Dear New York readers, please, please, head down to 2nd Ave and E 10th Street to try something sweet and delicious off of their gourmet menu. You absolutely can’t go wrong with ChikaLicious. From the hip East Village vibe to the seemingly endless stream of perfect looking dessert platters, you will not regret making the effort to give this place a try.


2. Nutella BarNutella Bar. Need we say more? It’s a bar… devoted to Nutella! Attached to the fine foods store, Eataly, is a magical store filled with shelves and shelves of authentic Italian Nutella — the good stuff — and a small menu of different delicious Nutella creations. Nutella with mixed seasonal berries? Nutella on Brioche? Nutella with crepes? Yes, yes, and yes.


3. PopBarQuestion: do you love popsicles? Of course you do! Who doesn’t like popsicles? Only communists. If you are not a communist, head over to the West Village and try one of the many interesting flavors off of their delicious popsicle-filled dessert menu! Go here and find your favorite flavor and your perfect summer dessert spot.


4. Dough: Doughnuts are back in, ladies and gentlemen! Who are we kidding, they never went out. If you love doughnuts (this is a given), then roll on down to the best doughnut bakery in New York. This is a bold statement to make, but Dough definitely lives up to the title. They specialize in the art of making doughnuts, and they have it down to a science. They have doughnuts of all shapes and sizes, and they have achieved the perfect doughnut consistency; doughy and crisp but still fluffy and light at the same time. And sweet, sweet sweet!


Where is your favorite dessert spot? Leave a comment below or find me on Twitter @JenksUOhMeASoda