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Silver Spring’s new Money Muscle BBQ food truck offers a s’mores board for private events and catering orders.
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13 Places to Enjoy Gooey, Chocolate-Packed S’mores Around D.C.

The cold weather treat also translates into theatrical desserts, ice cream, cupcakes, and bars

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Silver Spring’s new Money Muscle BBQ food truck offers a s’mores board for private events and catering orders.
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One of the best ways to embrace the cold is to huddle around a fire pit and toast s’mores. The nostalgic campfire combo of gooey toasted marshmallows and rich melted chocolate sandwiched between graham crackers takes on various forms around town these days — in cupcakes, cookies, ice cream, and bars. Baked & Wired’s “OMG bar” and DC Harvest’s marshmallow-topped chocolate pot remain longtime favorite interpretations in D.C., and Bourbon Steak just revived a show-stopping “smoked s’mores” dessert that’s surrounded by a cloud of smoke.

Traditional s’mores service is also rising in popularity this season. Eaton DC’s rooftop and Shaw Korean barbecue spot Gogi Yogi just rolled out the interactive option for the first time. The Wharf’s Airstream-turned-campfire pit remains temporarily closed during the pandemic.

Here are 13 spots to score a taste of the wintertime treat in some form or fashion.

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Crumbl Cookies - Rockville

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The fast-growing sweets chain that maintains two area locations, in Rockville and Vienna, makes a mean s’mores “brownie.” A warm chocolate and graham cracker cookie gets stuffed with milk and semi-sweet chocolate chips, topped off with marshmallow cream and graham cracker crumbs ($4.11 or a box of four for $13.48).

Crumbl’s s’mores brownie.
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Summer House Santa Monica

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The airy ode to California in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose complex gets into the holiday spirit with s’mores bars ($4.69). A chocolate graham crust with a soft chocolate center gets topped with a bed of charred marshmallows. The bars are served room temperature, cold, or can be warmed up, too. 

S’mores bars at Summer House Santa Monica.
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Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream

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Maryland’s small batch scoops shop recently released a “S’more Please” flavor ($4.59 for a single scoop). The homegrown brand just added another outpost in Bethesda’s Wildwood Shopping Center.

“S’more Please” at Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream.
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Money Muscle BBQ

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The new barbecue food truck from the owners of the All Set seafood restaurant in Silver Spring offers a sizable s’mores board for private events and catering.

Money Muscle BBQ’s smore’s setup.
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Gogi Yogi

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This Korean barbecue joint makes creative use of its tabletop grills with a new s’mores dessert. Request the traditional fixings — Hershey chocolates, graham crackers, and marshmallows — for $4 per person.

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The acclaimed Korean pub from the restaurant group behind Chiko sends out a s’mores tart finale ($9) featuring a sable tart shell, sesame ganache, and marshmallow fluff.

BOURBON STEAK

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The Four Seasons hotel’s glitzy restaurant wows diners with a theatrical presentation of smoked s’mores housed under a glass dome. Unveiled tableside, a cloud of billowing smoke disperses to reveal the artsy finale: a compilation of rich chocolate praline mousse, fudge, toasted marshmallow ice cream, hazelnut and graham streusel ($16).

Baked & Wired

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The “OMG bar” remains a longtime favorite at Georgetown’s go-to bakery. The compact and less-messy take on s’mores service consists of a cookie bar with a graham cracker crust, layered with caramel, marshmallow, and bittersweet chocolate glaze. Stock up on dozen for $39.

OMG Bar at Baked & Wired.
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Eaton DC

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Flanked with fire pits, the downtown hotel’s chic rooftop bar overlooking K Street NW is perfectly suited for s’mores service. Each traditional component is presented bottle service style inside chic wooden bowls alongside supersized sticks to reach the flames (starting at $28 for two to four). Reserve a seat, Thursday to Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

S’mores service by Eaton DC.
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DC Harvest

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The creamy chocolate pot de creme has stayed put DC Harvest’s menu since Day One, in 2014. Served in half pint mason jar, it’s topped with a layer of toasted vanilla marshmallow and served with a side of buttery, homemade graham crackers ($8). Available for dine-in only at brunch and dinner.

The chocolate pot de creme at DC Harvest.
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Urban Roast

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Penn Quarter’s months-old cafe and sangria bar ushers in the cold with a new s’mores package designed to be enjoyed around the patio’s fire pits. Traditional fixings can be jazzed up with offbeat accents like peanut butter cups, Caramello squares, sea salt, bananas, and peppermint patties.

Urban Roast’s s’mores packages.
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Smokecraft Modern Barbecue

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The modern barbecue joint in Clarendon found a creative way to utilize its abundant wood inventory for a smoked s’mores dessert. The towering treat stars cedar plank-smoked brownies alongside chocolate, marshmallows, graham cracker, chocolate orange ganache, and vanilla bean ice cream ($7.95).

Smokecraft’s s’mores dessert arrives on a cedar plank.
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Buzz Bakeshop

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The beloved Alexandria bakery’s rich chocolate s’mores cupcake balances on a graham cracker base ($3.25). The best-selling order is topped with chocolate frosting and graham cracker crumbles. Open for takeout and delivery from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Crumbl Cookies - Rockville

Crumbl’s s’mores brownie.
Crumbl/official photo

The fast-growing sweets chain that maintains two area locations, in Rockville and Vienna, makes a mean s’mores “brownie.” A warm chocolate and graham cracker cookie gets stuffed with milk and semi-sweet chocolate chips, topped off with marshmallow cream and graham cracker crumbs ($4.11 or a box of four for $13.48).

Crumbl’s s’mores brownie.
Crumbl/official photo

Summer House Santa Monica

S’mores bars at Summer House Santa Monica.
Summer House Santa Monica/official photo

The airy ode to California in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose complex gets into the holiday spirit with s’mores bars ($4.69). A chocolate graham crust with a soft chocolate center gets topped with a bed of charred marshmallows. The bars are served room temperature, cold, or can be warmed up, too. 

S’mores bars at Summer House Santa Monica.
Summer House Santa Monica/official photo

Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream

“S’more Please” at Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream.
Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream/official photo

Maryland’s small batch scoops shop recently released a “S’more Please” flavor ($4.59 for a single scoop). The homegrown brand just added another outpost in Bethesda’s Wildwood Shopping Center.

“S’more Please” at Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream.
Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream/official photo

Money Muscle BBQ

Money Muscle BBQ’s smore’s setup.
Money Muscle/official photo

The new barbecue food truck from the owners of the All Set seafood restaurant in Silver Spring offers a sizable s’mores board for private events and catering.

Money Muscle BBQ’s smore’s setup.
Money Muscle/official photo

Gogi Yogi

This Korean barbecue joint makes creative use of its tabletop grills with a new s’mores dessert. Request the traditional fixings — Hershey chocolates, graham crackers, and marshmallows — for $4 per person.

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Anju

The acclaimed Korean pub from the restaurant group behind Chiko sends out a s’mores tart finale ($9) featuring a sable tart shell, sesame ganache, and marshmallow fluff.

BOURBON STEAK

The Four Seasons hotel’s glitzy restaurant wows diners with a theatrical presentation of smoked s’mores housed under a glass dome. Unveiled tableside, a cloud of billowing smoke disperses to reveal the artsy finale: a compilation of rich chocolate praline mousse, fudge, toasted marshmallow ice cream, hazelnut and graham streusel ($16).

Baked & Wired

OMG Bar at Baked & Wired.
Baked & Wired/official photo

The “OMG bar” remains a longtime favorite at Georgetown’s go-to bakery. The compact and less-messy take on s’mores service consists of a cookie bar with a graham cracker crust, layered with caramel, marshmallow, and bittersweet chocolate glaze. Stock up on dozen for $39.

OMG Bar at Baked & Wired.
Baked & Wired/official photo

Eaton DC

S’mores service by Eaton DC.
Eaton/official photo

Flanked with fire pits, the downtown hotel’s chic rooftop bar overlooking K Street NW is perfectly suited for s’mores service. Each traditional component is presented bottle service style inside chic wooden bowls alongside supersized sticks to reach the flames (starting at $28 for two to four). Reserve a seat, Thursday to Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

S’mores service by Eaton DC.
Eaton/official photo

DC Harvest

The chocolate pot de creme at DC Harvest.
DC Harvest/official photo

The creamy chocolate pot de creme has stayed put DC Harvest’s menu since Day One, in 2014. Served in half pint mason jar, it’s topped with a layer of toasted vanilla marshmallow and served with a side of buttery, homemade graham crackers ($8). Available for dine-in only at brunch and dinner.

The chocolate pot de creme at DC Harvest.
DC Harvest/official photo

Urban Roast

Urban Roast’s s’mores packages.
Urban Roast/official photo

Penn Quarter’s months-old cafe and sangria bar ushers in the cold with a new s’mores package designed to be enjoyed around the patio’s fire pits. Traditional fixings can be jazzed up with offbeat accents like peanut butter cups, Caramello squares, sea salt, bananas, and peppermint patties.

Urban Roast’s s’mores packages.
Urban Roast/official photo

Smokecraft Modern Barbecue

Smokecraft’s s’mores dessert arrives on a cedar plank.
Tierney Plumb/Eater DC

The modern barbecue joint in Clarendon found a creative way to utilize its abundant wood inventory for a smoked s’mores dessert. The towering treat stars cedar plank-smoked brownies alongside chocolate, marshmallows, graham cracker, chocolate orange ganache, and vanilla bean ice cream ($7.95).

Smokecraft’s s’mores dessert arrives on a cedar plank.
Tierney Plumb/Eater DC

Buzz Bakeshop

The beloved Alexandria bakery’s rich chocolate s’mores cupcake balances on a graham cracker base ($3.25). The best-selling order is topped with chocolate frosting and graham cracker crumbles. Open for takeout and delivery from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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