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gourmetgirl Aug 22, 2006 10:47 PM

Where is the best chocolate cake in Northern Virginia or DC? A friend is having her birthday on Friday and I'd like some recommendations.

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  1. rcheng RE: gourmetgirl Aug 23, 2006 01:58 AM

    I've just had some chocolate cake and chocolate cheesecake from the Amphora Bakery in Vienna and it was excellent. It's located in a small strip mall neat the Amphora restaurant in Vienna.

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      bigmouthfrog RE: gourmetgirl Aug 23, 2006 08:11 PM

      Hands down Alexandria Pastry Shop in Bradlee Center off King Street.

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        AlliantK RE: gourmetgirl Aug 24, 2006 12:20 AM

        Pastries by Randolph in Arlington has excellent cakes...never specifically had a chocolate cake but I'm sure they have a great one. May be a little pricey though.

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          browneyz99 RE: gourmetgirl Aug 24, 2006 05:36 PM

          Chocolate mousse cake from the Alexandria Pastry Shop gets my vote - its on King Street east of the king street exit from 395

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