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Costco cake for sale at Bottega Fiorentina...

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hometowngirl Sep 2, 2006 10:56 PM

Stopped at Bottega Fiorentina in Coolidge Corner a couple of days ago and picked up some delicious prosciutto panini (at an excellent price, as always). While there, my SO subtly gestured at the display case where there was a HUGE chocolate cake with slices for sale. We both recognized this dessert, without question, as the decadent and delicious $14.99 cake from Costco - another of the best deals in Boston - but we were very surprised to see it for sale in this setting. Does any one else frequent Bottega Fiorentina, and if so, have you ever noticed this?

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    Corinna Sep 25, 2006 12:25 AM

    I am the baker of this infamous chocolate cake and I assure you that it is not a product of "Costco".
    Intriguied by this posting I traveled to Costco to inspect this fascimile myself. I pleased to report that although Costco's rendition is similar, is it by no means on equal par with my own creation.

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      Heather M. Mar 18, 2010 10:59 AM

      Corinna,

      Can I order cakes directly from you? I LOVE your chocolate cake. Bottega Fiorentina wouldn't tell me where they got it.

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      Bottega Fiorentina
      264 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116

      1. re: Heather M.
        StriperGuy Mar 18, 2010 11:03 AM

        Keep my fingers crossed for you. You just replied to a 3.5 year old post.

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          mtm7654 Mar 18, 2010 11:13 AM

          And we just READ a 3.5 year old post!

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            ipsofatso Mar 18, 2010 12:18 PM

            Justice delayed is justice denied!

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      goodclaire Sep 5, 2006 03:48 PM

      Am in there frequently as it is DELICIOUS every time but have never noticed the cake....my focus is always on the hot food! Will check it out tomorrow, however......thanx for the heads up!

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