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Quest for the Best: Banana Pudding

photo by Clif Burns

Erica asked after we posted about Magnolia Bakery permanently closing in Union Station:

“So where can I find good banana pudding in DC? Not the DC Area, but in our lovely, diamond-shaped, non-state Washington, DC.”

The early recs:

Pie Sisters in Georgetown makes a good banana cream pie”

This is my next door neighbor. You won’t be disappointed!”

Henry’s Soul Cafe on U St”

“bananas foster banana pudding from @abc_pony

The Shrimp Boat.”

“@HillCountryWDC has the best in the city.”

“@SweetsbyShy! I usually find them at local markets on weekends around the DMV. I say it’s the best banana pudding I’ve ever had!”

“Shhh but don’t tell anyone else: Capo Deli

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