When patrons step up to the self-serve pumps at Berri Yummi, they fill their cups with the tongue-titillating frozen yogurt flavors that earned the title Best Desserts in Delaware Today’s 2011, 2012, and 2013 Best of Delaware. Though it changes daily, the selection often includes flavors such as peanut butter, white chocolate, and mango, many of which are certified kosher and all of which are high in protein, calcium, and live cultures. Diners are charged by weight, not by flavor, so they can mix as many varieties as they’d like before sprinkling them with any of the over 50 toppings. If the endless options overwhelm patrons, they can call their parents for advice in the VIP room or refer to a list of some of Berri Yummi’s tried-and-true favorite combinations.
Fresh! We bake all night so our guests can enjoy the freshest products all day. Over a dozen gourmet coffee flavors, twenty signature muffin varieties, made-to-order egg-white breakfast sandwiches, six delicious soups, two dozen signature sandwiches and the freshest salad choices around. Life is Ruff - We make it better.
Baker and sugar artist Chef Dana Herbert has long held a local reputation for his confections—he’s known across Delaware as "The Sugar Daddy" and "King of Cakes.” He rose to national attention on TLC's Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker, where he took home the top prize and caused viewers everywhere to lick their TV screens with his inventive flavors and striking designs as well. His dual training in culinary and pastry arts also won him an invitation to join the esteemed James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour.
At Desserts by Dana, he channels his creativity into customized wedding cakes, intricate sugar sculpture, pastries, and special event cakes. Each edible conversation piece is sculpted around moist, rich cake—available in more than 20 flavors such as Mexican chocolate, raspberry, and pumpkin—which can be filled with mousse, lemon curd, or other sweet fillings. Equally as imaginative as the flavors is the final product, which might arrive decorated with delicate, eye-catching flowers, bows, or damask designs. Chef Dana can also fashion cakes into the likeness of cartoon characters, cars, or the profile of a funny-looking cousin.
Since his successful run on Cake Boss, Chef Dana has garnered even more attention for his sweet treats (which also include cookies, tarts, and pastries). He’s been featured on such networks as NBC and FOX, and lauded within the pages of Huffington Post, Chef Magazine, and Fitness Magazine. He’s also made sure to show that there’s more to good eating than sugar—when he’s not baking, he tours from coast to coast to educate the country on diabetes. During these tours, he helps others learn to create nutritious, flavorful meals and desserts specially tailored for a sugar-free diet.
To get from Paris’ iconic Palais Garnier opera house to the Louvre, it’s easiest to take a half-mile diagonal of road called Avenue de I’Opera. The renowned roadway funnels through an array of shops and cafes, one of which has housed Barclay Paris and its aromatic baked goods and confections since 1918.
Since then, Barclay Paris has expanded its market, shipping its fruity macaroons, chocolate-covered fruits, and gluten-free truffles to cities across the United States. It’s also expanded its menu by incorporating hors d’oeuvres such as foie gras and French croissants that chef Arnaud Nicolas cuts against the backdrop of the crescent moon.
The bakers at Papa's Pastry whip up decadent desserts fit for special occasions or every day. Their Italian pignoli cookies stand out as best sellers amongst chocolate chips, biscotti, and cinnamon-walnut rugelach. Cakes come in towering tiers of ganache and buttercream or ranch-style ramblers of rich cheesecake. The culinary artists also assemble gluten-free breads, biscuits, and entrees for those with an aversion to wheat and hawk their wares at various farmers' markets from May to October.