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Best S’Mores In Los Angeles

August 7, 2014 11:58 AM

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(credit: istockphoto)

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August 10th, 2014 marks one of the sweetest days of the year: National S’Mores Day! With countless creative variations of this delicious American classic, Los Angeles is one of the best places to find S’mores. We’ve put together the definitive list of some of the best S’mores you can find around Los Angeles.

(credit: Take A Bao)

(credit: Take A Bao)


Take A Bao
11838 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 691-7223
www.takeabao.com

Whether you’re visiting Take A Bao’s Century City Mall or Studio City outpost, the s’more here definitely top our list. An Asian take on the s’more, The Bao s’more is unique as it doesn’t use the traditional ingredients. This gourmet twist consists of fudge, marshmallows, and graham crackers placed inside a chocolate bao bun and is one of the most delicious s’mores you will ever taste. It’s the perfect combination of old and new flavors coming together for an amazing S’more.

(credit: Chef Lefebvre)

(credit: Chef Lefebvre)


Ludo Bites/ Trois Mec
716 North Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
www.ludolefebvre.com

Chef Lefebvre of the popular Ludo Bites has often times included Campfire Smoked S’mores on his dessert menu. The menu changes often, so if you get the chance to snag one of his delicious S’mores, you’ll be in for a treat. Made with a fresh made graham crackers, smoked marshmallows, milk chocolate and often times paired with a unique flavored ice cream, this smoked s’more is devine.

(credit: Gyu-Kaku)

(credit: Gyu-Kaku)


Gyu-Kaku
14457 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
(818) 501-5400
www.gyu-kaku.com

Looking for that classic open flame campfire S’more? Well you can have it at Gyu-Gaku. At this Japanese BBQ spot, the S’mores are served with marshmallows on a skewer with graham crackers and Hershey’s chocolate chunks and are simply amazing. You grill your own marshmallows over an open flame to your liking and finish it off by combining the marshmallow with graham crackers and chocolate to make a terrific S’more right inside a fabulous restaurant.

(credit: Luna Park LA)

(credit: Luna Park LA)


Luna Park
672 S La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 934-2110
www.lunaparkla.com

When you’re done with your appetizers and main courses, Luna Park offers a “Make Your Own S’mores” dessert consisting of house-made graham cookies, delicious marshmallows which have been roasted for you, and chocolate sauce. It’s similar to a S’more fondue, which when combined creates one of the best S’mores in town.

(credit: Gotta Have S’more)

(credit: Gotta Have S’more)


Gotta Have S’more/ Platine Bakery
10850 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 559.9933
www.gottahavesmore.com

Any restaurant or bakery that has ‘S’more’ in its name must know what they’re doing, right? Gotta Have S’more definitely does know what they’re doing when making their specialty s’mores muffins they call S’Muffins. Offering a s’more flavored S’Muffin or a variety pack which includes such flavors as milk chocolate, caramel, dark chocolate, chocolate ganache, chocolate with caramel, almond joy and more. These S’mores are some of the best you’ll ever taste.

What are your favorite s’mores in Los Angeles? Share in the comments below!
Vanessa Diaz is a freelance writer and blogger. You can find her on her blogs The Queen of Swag and Disney Domain. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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