Save Room for These 11 Cakes
As the saying goes, a party without cake is just a meeting. In our opinion, truer words have never been spoken, so we’ve put together a guide to the most decadent cakes available at Lettuce Entertain You restaurants.
Want ice cream with that cake? Here’s where to find the coolest ice cream creations at our restaurants.
Bar Ramone’s Basque Cheesecake is a creamy, crustless cheesecake infused with almond and baked at a high temperature until caramelized. Each slice is topped with a seasonal fruit compote. Currently it is cranberries with citrus and baking spices for the winter season.
An annual seasonal favorite, Big Bowl’s Pumpkin Cheesecake features a graham cracker crust, caramel sauce, candied cashews and homemade whipped cream.
Cheesecake, the Italian way, at Osteria Via Stato. In this version, creamy ricotta meets classic cheesecake, all topped with sauces that change with the seasons, from huckleberry to caramel.
Death by Chocolate
With four layers of rich chocolate cake covered in velvety chocolate frosting, each slice of the Chocolate Layer Cake at L. Woods is big enough to share with the table – but you probably won’t want to!
The Double Chocolate Cake at Il Porcellino is perfect in its simplicity with rich chocolate cake layered with chocolate ganache and freshly whipped cream on the side.
Pastry Chef/Partner Yasmin Gutierrez’ Tall, Dark & Handsome Chocolate Cake at Beatrix starts with rich, chocolate cake that’s topped with a layer of smooth, creamy chocolate and finished with cocoa powder. This one is a definitely a keeper.
Get fancy with RPM Steak’s 14K Chocolate Cake made with Callebaut Chocolate’s Cacao Barry Purete with a touch of La Colombe coffee. It’s then layered with rich chocolate ganache using locally-sourced cream from Kilgus Farmstead, a dark chocolate glaze and 14-karat edible gold leaf.
This four-layer Chocolate Torta at RPM Italian features carmelia chocolate ganache with orange zest, caramel crunch, and chocolate glaze, garnished with feuilletine and candied orange.
Petterino’s Milk Chocolate Mousse Cake boasts rich devil’s food cake layered with creamy Callebaut milk chocolate mousse, dark chocolate ganache and crispy feuilletine.
Wildfire’s Triple Layer Chocolate Cake is exactly what you are craving. Sky-high and flavored with deeply-flavored Valhrona cocoa, this is one you’ll always want to leave room for.
Carrot and Coconut
The Triple Layer Coconut Cake at Quality Crab & Oyster Bah is decadent, yet magically light with fluffy, coconut-laced frosting.
Martha’s Special Occasion Carrot Cake at Hub 51 has been a signature since the restaurant opened. However, the secret recipe has been a Melman family favorite for much longer – and we can see why! With three layers of moist carrot cake and rich cream cheese frosting, this cake is sure to impress.