Maine’s Most Decadent Dessert is Found at This Popular Portland Bar
Who doesn't love finishing a meal with a nice, decadent dessert?
If you say you don't, then you're either lying or insane. There's nothing like a calorie bomb to satisfy the palette and spirit. Who cares if you're already full? Your stomach will make the room.
Mainers have a wealth of delicious dessert options in this great state, from bakeries to ice cream stands and restaurants of all shapes and sizes. It seems like everywhere you turn, you can find sweet treat available.
But what about a treat that simply takes the cake? Something so decadent that even a dessert-craving connoisseur will gasp? Well, one website claims that Maine most definitely has one, and it's located in Portland.
The folks over on the popular culinary site LoveFood recently published a delicious article analyzing every state's most decadent dessert. The site wanted to find some outrageous dishes that are not only delicious, but also well-known. LoveFood's selection for Maine is the incredible Entourage Board from Gross Confection Bar.
If you're unfamiliar with Gross Confection Bar, let me fill you in. It's a dessert bar that specializes in sweet treats and creative cocktails. It's a spot you hit after dinner when you want that extra something.
You will most definitely get that and more. The cocktails are one thing, the desserts are another. These treats are on another world. Gross's innovative spirit clearly comes out in the menu. And even though its dessert, you will remember it like an amazing five-course meal.
As for Gross Confection Bar's Entourage Board. I will let LoveFood describe it.
The Entourage Board allows diners to select four desserts to sample and share – the sweet treats on offer include sticky toffee pudding, a chocolate and caramel torte, baked Alaska brownie sundae, tropical pavlova, and more.
That's right. It's not one item. It's four items. And it's the four items that you choose. The diner picks the plate from the nightly menu. It's a completely customizable dessert that also makes it extremely easy to share, considering the size and variety. Plus, it's typically desserts that fit the season, making them even more decadent.
Gross is an exceptional choice for LoveFood to highlight. The desserts truly have helped raise the bar. However, it's much more than just desserts and cocktails that thrive at Gross. The weekend bakery is exceptional, and you can't forget to try one of their tasty charcuterie boards. You will not be disappointed.
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