The Wayward-Federal Donuts croquembouche collaboration. // Photo courtesy of the Wayward
The Wayward-Federal Donuts croquembouche collaboration. // Photo courtesy of the Wayward


The Resy Guide to Holiday Desserts in Philadelphia


There are some occasions when calories shouldn’t count, and for those times, desserts make the moments extra sweet. And though we’ve recently had to  downsize this year’s holiday celebrations, it doesn’t mean we can’t mark the occasion with a treat.  Indeed, it’s now more important than ever to recognize all of the good things, no matter how small. Did you get dressed for your remote job today? Nice! Did you clean the kitchen like you planned to today? Solid! You deserve to enjoy the sweeter things in life!

If you’re burnt out from pandemic baking, maybe help out your favorite Philadelphia restaurants by grabbing a dessert for outdoor dining or to take home? Here you’ll find a chocolate malted ice cream made from Pennsylvania malt, a tower of donuts that’s sure to make a theatrical scene, and a whiskey bar’s over the top take on a classic chocolate bar. All in our holiday dessert guide.

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