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chocolate cake in los angeles

mermy Jan 21, 2009 03:21 PM

so a friend and I are craving .... CRAVING... for a great chocolate cake. A chocolate cake that is not too sweet but rich in flavor — moist spongy crumbs that aren't too coarse and just makes you swoon.

we've had one that was pretty good at kincaids in redondo beach but they don't always have it.

willing to drive in the LA area for this one craving... any suggestions????? :D

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    jillso Jan 21, 2009 03:28 PM

    Are you looking for a whole cake or a place where you can sit down and be served a slice?

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      mermy Jan 21, 2009 03:31 PM

      both! :) if it's a whole cake, i can always take the rest to work.

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        kevin Jan 21, 2009 04:08 PM

        if you mean regular old-fashioned, betty crocker style cake: here's a few,

        chocalate layer cake at Hollywood Hills Coffee Shoppe if i'ts still around of course

        chocolate layer from spago is amazing if they have it's a slender slice with about 10 distinct layers served with a scoop of gelato or ice cream.

        also, a delicous, and recessionary priced slice ($1.95) at Mom's BBQ.

        1. re: kevin
          jaykayen Jan 21, 2009 04:35 PM

          second. spago is amazing with desserts.

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      thecrookedfork Jan 21, 2009 03:50 PM

      Angeli's on the corner of Poinsettia and Melrose in Hollywood has the best flour less Chocolate cake I ever had.. and I've tried a lot

      Angeli Caffe
      7274 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046

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        mermy Jan 21, 2009 03:52 PM

        is it a molten cake? or a regular chocolate cake?

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          thecrookedfork Jan 21, 2009 07:17 PM

          it's just flour less but amazing.. just thought of another place... Chaya off of robertson south of 3rd. It's Molten and really kicks ass.. Ask for Candy and tell them that Tony sent ya, Cristian's friend.. Go for brunch... it's amazing

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        jillso Jan 21, 2009 05:20 PM

        Have you tried King's hawaiian Restaurant on Sepulveda?

        1. Kate is always hungry Jan 21, 2009 06:13 PM

          Mom's BBQ in Van Nuys at Vanowen and Hazeltine.
          Continental Bakery in Valley Village, on Burbank Blvd. just east of Whitsett

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            citizenx Jan 21, 2009 09:22 PM

            Jamaicas cakes by the slice, mini cake or big cake.

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