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sushisam Sep 9, 2010 04:30 PM

suggestions for best chocolate cake

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    chrisbob RE: sushisam Sep 9, 2010 05:21 PM

    Cafe Lalo has atmosphere and an assortment of chocolate desserts. Call ahead to find out which of the chocolate cakes are available.

    Cafe Lalo
    201 W 83rd St, New York, NY 10024

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      jaba RE: chrisbob Sep 9, 2010 07:14 PM

      I'll disagree with the Cafe Lalo suggestion. $7.50 for a slice of mediocre chocolate cake.

      Cafe Lalo
      201 W 83rd St, New York, NY 10024

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      fm1963 RE: sushisam Sep 10, 2010 07:47 AM

      Soutine has a great chocolate cake made of chocolate meringue and chocolate mousse.

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        mahler5 RE: sushisam Sep 12, 2010 05:24 AM

        I'm partial to Good Enough to Eat. But be sure to ask if it's fresh. There's a pastry case, so you can tell what's best by looking.

        Good Enough to Eat
        483 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

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          uwser RE: sushisam Sep 12, 2010 05:55 PM

          I'd go with Edgar's Cafe, I also think that Cafe Lalo is overpriced and past its prime.

          Edgar's Cafe
          255 W 84th St, New York, NY 10024

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            CatoUWS RE: uwser Sep 12, 2010 07:49 PM

            Definite second on Edgar's. Small and often crowded, but nearly always lively. Desserts are interesting and virtually always fresh. (This is the 84th Street original; haven't been to the new outpost on Amsterdam.)

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