Zen Stefani dessert

E.P. & L.P.'s Zen Stefani dessert is inspired by a Gwen Stefani song.

Chefs combine nostalgia and seasonality in warm desserts

Comfort and sweetness satisfy customers, operators say

Le Périgord, a classic French restaurant in Midtown Manhattan, has a “Temptation Wagon” laden with desserts that rolls up to every table. The treats are included in the restaurant’s $75 prix-fixe menu.

Nonetheless, owner Georges Briguet says about three quarters of his customers order a warm soufflé, which is $8 à la carte or a $6 supplement to the prix-fixe menu.

Operators of newer restaurants also report that their warm desserts are attracting crowd

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