Ice-cream lovers and slushie connoisseurs, steel your nerves: Seattle has been hit by an ice-cold wave of childhood delights taken up a notch for adults. But as more and more boozy milk shakes and spiked floats find their way onto dessert menus across town, an obvious problem emerges: how to choose? Easy—just match your favorite chilly childhood treat with its new and improved grown-up version using our handy guide.
If you subscribe to a dessert-first dining ethos, Seattle may be the perfect city for you. Whether you’re craving a Danish Kringle, a homey chocolate chip cookie or an elegant French pastry, there’s a venue sure to please every palate.