Friday, August 9, 2013

For National Cheesecake Day, "Thrillist" ranks all 34 Cheesecake Factory flavors

What better way could there be for a blog about what is new and trendy to comemmorate National Cheesecake Day than to send a local correspondent out with $400 to order, taste and rate every one of the 34 flavors of Cheesecae Factory's namesake dessert?  From the bottom of the list's Splenda-sweetened low carb offering to the taste-sensational Chris' Outrageous Cheesecake at the coveted #1, here is the list from 34th to 1st place.  (The full article has all the pictures and splendiferous commentary.) Where does your favorite place?  Should you try tasting and ranking them all on your own?

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Excerpt: "In honor of today being National Cheesecake Day (it's a thing! Look it up!) and us very much enjoying hurting ourselves via food, we asked one our local correspondents to hit up The Cheesecake Factory and try every single cheesecake they make. Almost $400 later, he had tasting notes on all 34 flavors (including a s'mores one that comes out today!) and a definitive ranking you can feast your eyes on below:
No. 34: Low Carb Cheesecake w/ Strawberries
No. 33: White Chocolate Caramel Macadamia Nut
No. 32: Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake
No. 31: Adam's Peanut Butter Cup Fudge RippleNo. 30: Key Lime
No. 29: The Original w/ Cherry Preserves
No. 28: Mango Key Lime
No. 27: Dutch Apple Caramel Streusel
No. 26: Craig's Crazy Carrot Cake Cheesecake
No. 25: Fresh Banana Cream Cheesecake
No. 24: The Original
No. 23: Snickers Bar Chunks and Cheesecake
No. 22: Pina Colada Cake
No. 21: Dulce de Leche Caramel Cheesecake
No. 20: Vanilla Bean Cheesecake
No. 19: Wild Blueberry White Chocolate Cheesecake
No. 18: White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle
No. 17: Chocolate Raspberry Truffle
No. 16: Caramel Pecan Turtle Cheesecake
No. 15: Chocolate Mousse
No. 14: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
No. 13: Toasted Marshmallow S'mores Galore
No. 12: Ultimate Red Velvet Cake
No. 11: Kahlua Cocoa Coffee Cheesecake
No. 10: Godiva Chocolate Cheesecake
No. 9: 30th Anniversary Chocolate Cake
No. 8: Lemon Raspberry Cream
No. 7: Chocolate Tuxedo Cream
No. 6: OREO Dream Extreme
No. 5: Hershey's Chocolate Bar Cheesecake
No. 4: The Original w/ Fresh Stawberries
No. 3: Tiramisu
No. 2: Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake
and finally,

No. 1: Chris' Outrageous Cheesecake.
It has layers of chocolate cake, chewy brownie, toasted coconut-pecan frosting & chocolate chip coconut cheesecake, tastes a little like German chocolate cake and a lot like the last bite of cheesecake a certain Thrillist correspondent will ever have... until journalistic integrity requires we make him do it again next year."

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