Summer Fruits Hit New Jersey Menus

Where to find sweet treats featuring blueberries, blackberries, peaches and more.

A lot of summer traditions look different this year, but desserts featuring summer fruits like berries, stone fruit, even tropical fruits are still popping up on time on menus around the state. Here’s a short list of the fruit-driven sweets available for takeout or outdoor dining.

—Stuart Marx is doing some refined beach-side pastry at Drifthouse by David Burke. Witness his signature dessert: Coconut Layer Cake with Pineapple-Mango Reduction and Mango Sorbet. It’s not berries or stone fruit, in fact it’s not quite local or seasonal, but mango does have a way of transporting us to some kind of island vacation of the mind, especially when it’s assisted by equally tropical coconut. So we’re not complaining. Drifthouse by David Burke, 1485 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright; 732-530-9760

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