Traveller and fashion designer Priyanka Reddy shares that Visakhapatnam is a sweet place to be. Having a sweet tooth, she brings us her list of dessert destinations in Visakhapatnam.
Fire and ice
Loaded with rich chocolate, the Chocolate Bomb is too good for you to share. Indulge in the cold ice cream along with hot chocolaty sauce oozing out of a lava cake.
Where: Flying Spaghetti Monster, Waltair Main Road
Fun, soft and chewy; a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream is sandwiched between chocolate biscuits. This thrilling ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ is perfect for any time you want to feel like a kid again!
Where: Havmor Cart, RK Beach
West meets east
Perfect for festivals or even otherwise, the sweetness of the traditional sweet steals the show in the Zaffarani Crêpe Rabri Roll. The milky filling is rolled within freshly made crêpes, visually resembling the European Swiss roll.
Where: Zaafran, Hotel Novotel Varun Beach, Visakhapatnam
Small and sizzling
Nothing says desserts like the soft Tavva Brownie. This one’s a classy dessert, which warms you inside out with its crusty edges surrounding an ultra light centre.
Where: Radisa, Waltair Uplands
If you’re looking for a delectable dessert, sans the guilt trip, consider the Molten Brownies. Rich and moist, they are a perfect treat to your sweet cravings.
Where: Bakers Castle, Siripuram
The all-time favourite Indian sweet, which melt in the mouth, are the orange and golden Jalebis. These are perfect street food desserts; best eaten hot and fresh, after 6:00 PM.
Where: Sweet India, Asilmetta
Moist, soft and creamy cheesecakes win the heart as week-night desserts. Available in different flavours; the blueberry cheesecake stands out with its sweet, sour and utterly irresistible flavour.
Where: Fresh Choice, Siripuram
A serving of the Honey Darsaan, a popular Chinese dessert, includes crispy fried noodles along with a dollop of ice cream. Have the honeyed noodles with Vanilla Ice Cream, to enliven the dessert experience.
Where: Ming Garden, The Gateway Hotel
With lots of goodies on it like sprinkles and white chocolate chips, the blackest ice cream in town, called the Charcoal Ice Cream is a true taste explosion.
Where: Churro99, Siripuram
No fuss vanilla
Because for most, ice cream is the biggest guilty pleasure ever, the list is incomplete without the traditional Vanilla Ice Cream. Exactly what you need in a humid city, scoop up this universal dessert with crispy wafers.
Where: Jack Frost, Siripuram