Los Angeles Restaurants: Enjoy National Dessert Day on Oct 14, 2015

Check out places in LA to satisfy your sweet tooth!

BierBiesl Imbiss

Sachertorte $5

One of the most famous Viennese culinary specialties, the cake consists of a dense chocolate cake with a thin layer of apricot jam, coated in dark chocolate icing

Chocolate brownies

 

Esterhazy $6.50

A spiced buttercream, sandwiched between four to five layers of almond meringue dough. The torte is iced with a fondant glaze and decorated with a characteristic chocolate striped pattern

napolean cake

 

Messhall Kitchen

Banana Cream Jar Pie $9

Banana Cream Pie Dessert

Banana Cream Pie DessertVanilla wafer, whipped cream, toasted almond & Banana brûlée

Vanilla wafer, whipped cream, toasted almond & Banana brûlée 

Ocean Prime

Ten Layer Carrot Cake $12

carrot cake

Ten Layer Carrot Mexico

Cream Cheese Icing and Pineapple Syrup

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie $11

Peanut Butter Mousse, Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache

Baked Alaska $12

primed baked alaska

Primed Baked Alaska

Pound cake with Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry Ice Cream, Toasted Meringue & Fresh Raspberries 

Carbon Beach Restaurant

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie $19

The Deep Dish Chocolate Chip cookie topped with vanilla ice cream and hot chocolate sauce is a Carbon Beach Club favorite. 

 

Charity Dinner Competition on Hell’s Kitchen

American Cancer Society donors, volunteers as well as celebrity supporters Josie Loren from ABC Family’s “Make It Or Break It”, and Nelsan Ellis and Nondumiso Tembe of HBO’s “True Blood” attended the first ever VIP Charity Dinner at Chef Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen!  The charity episode is airing Monday, Aug 29th (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. 

With just six chefs remaining, Chef Ramsay pits the red team against the blue team in another intense challenge to make 3 dishes in less than 30 minutes. The winning team celebrates in high  style going on a lavish shopping spree while the losing team is left behind to prep for that night’s dinner service, a special Black Tie Charity Event.  During dinner service HELL’S KITCHEN welcomes guests from the American Cancer Society and the American Humane Association in the first ever VIP Charity Dinner.  Tune in to see which contestants wind up on the chopping block after an intense dinner sevice in the all-new “6 Chefs Compete” episode of HELL’S KITCHEN airing Monday, Aug. 29 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Chef Gordon Ramsay”C Yourself” With More Birthdays

Showtime’s “The Big C” and the American Cancer Society have partnered to help create a world with less cancer and more birthdays! Celebrities supporters including Colbie Caillat, David Duchovny, Dave and Odette Annable,  Julie Benz, Chef Gordon Ramsay, Parker Posey, Hunter Parrish, Tyler Labine, Francois Arnaud, Kevin Nealon, Simone I. Smith,  Genevieve Farrell among others have joined the campaign to encourage fans to “C Yourself” with More Birthdays! For each “C” uploaded, Showtime will donate $5 to the American Cancer Society!

You can “C Yourself” with More Birthdays at http://apps.facebook.com/cyourself/

An American Cancer Society Event At Spago’s With Private Practice Cast

Spagos

With recent deaths of beloved celebrities Farrah Fawcett and Patrick Swayze, it is easy to understand why the American Cancer Society prides itself on being the official Sponsor of Birthdays.  Last Week the Shonda Rhimes and the stars of Private Practice gathered at Spagos to support the American Cancer Society.  (Read the story with commentary from Tim Daly and Kade Strickland)

http://www.looktothestars.org/news/3182-private-practice-cast-hosts-dinner-to-honor-cancer-survivors

Diverse Talent of Private Practice Blows out B-day Cake!

Private Practice Cast Blows about B-day Cake

by Crystal A. Johnson

At an American Cancer Society event, the slogan of the night was, “The Official Sponsor of Birthdays.”  Celebs shared with the Multi Cultural Cooking Network what their ideal birthday dinner would be.  Stay tuned for that info on our official website. 

The cast and series creator Shonda Rhimes (wearing black and in the center) blow out the candles of a delectable looking chocolate cake at Spagos.  The Cocoa Cake with Pudwill Farms Red Raspberries and Valrhona Chocolate Pearls. Designed by Spago Executive Pastry Chef Sherry Yard.  Believe me, the photo does no justice!

See Video of KaDee Strickland, Kate Walsh and Tim Daly making birthday wishes.