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Café Fleuri’s ode to all things cocoa is back for the 24th straight season. As always, this year’s Chocolate Bar will feature a plethora of pastry chef Jed Hackney’s tasty treats, complete with cocoa-infused cocktails like the Chocolate Decadence (made of raspberry vodka, dark chocolate Godiva liqueur and Frangelico). The inaugural cocoa celebration, which costs $40 for adults (or $55 if you’d like to try two of the chocolate cocktails as well) and $28 for kids ages 5-12, will take place on Saturday, September 8th and every Saturday thereafter until June 22nd, 2013. Reservations, which are available from 11:00am to 3:00pm, are strongly encouraged - call 617.451.1900, ext. 7125 to snag one.
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What’s this Camera-Shy Cooker Doing on Top Chef? - There’s no shortage of chefs on TV. But chef Dante de Magistris would just as soon be behind the line at any of the three restaurants (dante, il Casale Belmont and il Casale Lexington) he owns with his two brothers, Damian and Filippo. Although he’s declined invitations to try out to be a cheftestant, he did recently welcome the Top Chef team to his Belmont spot, which happens to be housed in a former firehouse (which may or may not be relevant to the episode). See what he had to say about the experience and then tune in to see how he handles the spotlight. READ MORE »