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The dessert menu changes seasonally at Occidental Grill & Seafood, the steak and seafood restaurant next to the Forbes Travel Guide recommended Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, D.C, but features fresh-baked cookies each night.
Like the dinner menu, the dessert menu at the Occidental changes every few months to showcase seasonal ingredients. Spring brings light desserts such as the strawberries Romanoff parfait layered with almond cake, orange cream and strawberry sauce. On a winter visit, Forbes Travel Guide editors indulged in a chestnut walnut crunch, a layered mix of mousse, walnut sponge cake and crunchy chocolate chunks.
The menu features classic desserts like crème brûlée and a large selection of dessert wines, coffee cocktails and cognac, but the Occidental's dessert signature is its cookies. The varieties and flavors change often, but they're always warm and freshly baked.