America's Best Salty-Sweet Desserts

Pastry chefs all over the country are infusing their desserts with salty and savory elements—from bacon and salted caramel to black olive...
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The Girl & the Fig; Sonoma, CA

Salted fig caramel sundae, $8
At this rustic wine country gem, the restaurant's namesake ingredient is often featured throughout the menu—including in the signature sundae. Picture layers of house-made vanilla ice cream, Italian brandied cherries, Chantilly cream and gooey brownie bites, all doused in warm, fig-infused salted caramel sauce. "This is not a boring dessert," owner Sondra Bernstein says. "Definitely an adventure for the taste buds with salty, sweet, tart, cold, warm, chewy, crunchy and velvety—are we missing anything?"

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