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chocokitty Jun 30, 2006 01:40 AM

Now, I've been trying to scour the city for a good chocolate tart. I have tried City Bakery's it looked delicious but it turned out to be lacking in the flavor department. I have tried La Maison du Chocolat's at a chocolate tasting with a friend; it was divine albeit very expensive. I also went to Bouchon Bakery for their chocolate tart. It was chocolatey from ganache to crust but not very sweet; it's very satisfying and pleasing but it costs $9. So, my question is where would you suggest to get a good chocolate tart without being ridiculously expensive?

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    Bearnaise Jul 6, 2006 05:13 PM

    Chocokitty, NYC is not Paris. We have more nail salons here than patisseries, and we get the pastry stores we deserve. The competition to make a great chocolate tart here is not so fierce that there will be an outstanding version that's not expensive.

    If I remember correctly,the nine inch diameter chocolate tart at Maison du Chocolat was $21. It could serve four easily, and compared to the $70 millefeuille cake from Lady M or the wonderful cakes at Sabarsky which are around $50, I think it's a good deal for something so delicious, and made with great ingredients.

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      feedme Jul 13, 2006 10:16 PM

      chikalicious in the east village!
      chika bakes the tart right before its served.
      too bad there's no take out =(

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