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Bananas Foster at Julep's New Southern Cuisine. - SCOTT ELMQUIST

Flaming bananas Foster prepared tableside at Julep’s New Southern Cuisine in Shockoe Bottom (pictured). Cinnamon added to the liqueur makes the dish snap, crackle and scare surrounding tables — and everyone wants a taste.

Fried Twinkies at Buffington & Wine’s Pies, Fries and Franks in Church Hill.

Elvis pizza at Fresca on Addison: peanut butter, bananas and chocolate on a thin-crust pie.

Bacon ice cream and apple dumplings at Parkside Cafe.

Molten lava cake at Zeus Gallery Cafe.

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