Although cheesesteaks and soft pretzels gobble up much of the fanfare, Philly's culinary landscape boasts a sweeter counterpart: gourmet desserts. Indulge your sweet tooth under the guidance of dessert guru Jennifer Reed as she leads walking groups to sites renowned for their sweets, as well as a few hidden gems.
Tour Famous and Lesser-Known Dessert Boutiques
Jennifer shares fun facts about each shop along the way
At each stop, guests get to nibble on rich ganaches, artisanal pastries, old-fashioned ice-cream cones, and other indulgent desserts
Each tour is capped at 15 participants; each tour requires a minimum of 4 participants in order to take place.
With a personal philosophy of "Eat Dessert First," it's clear where Jennifer Reed's passions lie. Her penchant for desserts emerged at a young age, when her grandmother and aunt taught her how to make everything from cakes to pies to peanut-butter balls. Jennifer continues to pursue her love of all things sweet by taking pastry courses at the Restaurant School.
November 2 | November 16 | November 30
December 7 | December 21
January 11 | January 25
December 1 | December 22
January 12 | January 26
Depending on the date, classes are available for the following times:
Noon–2 p.m. | 2 p.m.–4 p.m. | 3 p.m.–5 p.m.
Groups meet Jennifer and begin the tour in front of Pamcakes Cupcakery, located at 404 South 20th Street.