Sugar Rush: Mango Marshmallow Steamer at Three Tarts

Sugar Rush

Your daily dose of something sweet.

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[Photograph: Kathy YL Chan]

At Three Tarts in Chelsea, everything has a touch of whimsy, hot steamers ($4) included. Instead of the usual shot of vanilla or other flavored syrup, the steamers here come topped with your choice of two housemade marshmallows. I tried a variety of marshmallow flavors (which change seasonally), including strawberry-basil, yuzu, and raspberry. But my favorite for the steamer is the sweet mango, which melts right into the steamer for a creamy, fruity finish. The ideal pairing? A tiny two-bite sweet ($1.70) featuring glazed kumquats nestled in a tart with frangipane filling.

Three Tarts

164 9th Avenue New York, NY 10011 (map) 212-462-4392
3tarts.com