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Spoons Up! Celebrate National Pots de Crème Day

Chocolate with black lava salt pot de creme from Platine (image courtesy Platine)
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It seems like every sweet treat gets its own holiday. Whether it's donuts, coffee cake, pie, waffles, or even taffy, we'll take any excuse no matter how flimsy to indulge in something delicious.

Today is National Pots de Crème Day, and to help you celebrate the dessert custard, we've compiled a list of popular pots de crème around town.

Platine bakery in Culver City will be serving its most popular pots de crème today: chocolate with black lava salt. If you return a week later, you'll be able to try butterscotch with Glenlivet, and if you're lucky, Chef Jamie Cantor will be serving buttermilk with macerated blackberries.

Gjelina, the darling of Abbot Kinney, will be serving their butterscotch pot de crème with salted caramel and crème fraîche.

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If you still haven’t tried Breadbar’s Ramen Bull pop-up, now you can end your beef-based ramen meal with a brand new dessert: toasted coconut & miso pot de crème.

It’s not uncommon to hear that FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place’s signature Chocolate Pot de Crème is a dinner highlight. This popular dish features crunchy praline financiers, vanilla cream, and orange zest.

A safe bet is Bouchon Bistro's always changing pot de crème with infused custard. Check out the recently-opened Bouchon Bakery while you're there.

FIG, one of the LA's best hotel restaurants, always serves a wonderful chocolate pot au crème with market berries and sable cookies.

Did we leave out one of your favorite LA pots de crème? Let us know in the replies where we should break our summer diets today.