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Serious chocolate desserts in Seattle

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spudsocks Jan 3, 2007 08:17 PM

Help me! I'm craving a serious chocolate dessert, preferably something oozing and much too decadent to finish, like lava cake or a terrine. Truffles are ok, but I really want something I can eat with a fork or spoon. Thanks!

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    ceester RE: spudsocks Jan 3, 2007 10:14 PM

    Tango, get "El Diablo"

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      dimsumfan RE: spudsocks Jan 3, 2007 10:35 PM

      Chocolate chaud at Le Pichet is an incredible chocolate drink you'll eat with a spoon!

      1. barleywino RE: spudsocks Jan 4, 2007 12:01 AM

        Vessel, chocolate mousse napoleon
        Union, chocolate terrine

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          Kevin B RE: spudsocks Jan 4, 2007 05:07 AM

          Simply Desert in Fremont has unbeleivable chocolate cake by the slice. It's the kind of moist chocolatey cake that you could jam against a wall and it wouldn't fall for months. But I'm partial to more traditional cakes than flourless decadent ones.

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            PAO RE: spudsocks Jan 4, 2007 11:42 PM

            A second for "El Diablo" at Tango. The combination of chocolate and red chile is amazing. Highly recommended.

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              KellyC RE: spudsocks Jan 14, 2007 03:07 AM

              A third for "El Diablo" at Tango, it is outstanding!!

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                Snapdragon RE: spudsocks Jan 15, 2007 04:26 AM

                Just chiming in on the El Diablo love. Simply a magnificent combination of flavors and textures.

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                  Atomica RE: Snapdragon Jan 15, 2007 06:21 PM

                  Also writing in support of El Diablo at Tango, and strongly seconding the Chocolat Chaud at Le Pichet.

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                  lisaf RE: spudsocks Jan 15, 2007 05:40 PM

                  May not be what you are craving, but the chocolate sorbet at Nell's is so good you'd swear it was gelato. They use Valhrona dark chocolate, yummy.

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                    TruDiner RE: spudsocks Feb 5, 2007 01:26 PM

                    Chocolate Terrine @ Dinette on Olive Way.....and yeah, the Diablo is amazing, but since it's the only amazing thing to be had there, it's hardly worth the hassle. Although, calling ahead and ordering it to-go means you won't have to fight for parking and endure terrible service.

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                      Atomica RE: TruDiner Feb 6, 2007 04:37 AM

                      I've always enjoyed the food, cocktails,and wine at Tango.

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