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Oct 14, 2006 09:52 PM

Help - Desserts next Saturday

Me, my sister and some friends are coming in from all over the country and congregating in Chicago next weekend. As such I want to find somewhere more special and appropriate for a girl's night out so that a bunch of sugar fiends can relax, catch up with each other and eat some kickass sweets.
So far I've heard good things about Hot Chocolate, the dessert tasting at Tru and the cupcake buffet at Ritz Carlton.
Any thoughts on any of these and which would you choose?

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  1. I have been to Hot Chocolate once but not to the cupcake buffet or the dessert tasting at Tru. It has been a while since I went to Hot Chocolate and the details now are somewhat fuzzy. From what I remember, I think I thought it was good but not as great as I was anticipating. We went early on a Monday night and they would not seat us until our whole party was there, so my guess is they might not make you feel terribly comfortable lingering for hours relaxing and catching up, but maybe someone with more recent experience can speak better to this. I would recommend the Chocolate Bar at the Peninsula Hotel downtown (Friday and Saturday nights only in the Lobby).