Vancouver is known as a culinary destination for its delicious West Coast cuisine, diverse array of ethnic food and, most recently, its growing street food scene. But where can visitors and locals go to satisfy their sweet tooth? From maple syrup delights to melt-in-your-mouth macarons, the city offers a sweet little something for everyone’s palate.
Thierry (1059 Alberni Street)
Chocolate lovers rejoice! Founded in the traditions of internationally acclaimed maître pâtissier Thierry Busset’s native France, the newly opened Thierry offers a contemporary approach to the finest handcrafted chocolates, macarons, pastries and desserts. And because Thierry is fully licensed, you can enjoy sweets and savouries over a snifter of Cognac, a sip of spirited liquid chocolate or a glass of wine from a list designed to complement them all.
La Casa Gelato (1033 Venables Street)
With 508 flavours and growing, you’re going to have a tough time picking your favourite at this ice cream wonderland. For more than 20 years, La Casa Gelato has produced some of the finest gelato, sorbetto and yogurt in the world. From chocolate, lemon and hazelnut, to curry and nutty-date or jalapeno ice cream, La Casa Gelato has an ice cream flavour for everyone.
Canadian Maple Delights (385 Water Street)
It’s all about maple at Canadian Maple Delights. Whether you’re craving delicious baked goods, waffles, gelato or sorbetto, discover a wide variety of products all made with pure maple syrup, maple sugar or honey at Canadian Maple Delights.
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