Last year the American Museum of Natural History in New York presented a crowd-pleasing show about chocolate (titled, neatly, "Chocolate: The Exhibition"), and, not one to miss a trick, opened a special little eatery (called, with admirable restraint, the Chocolate Café) to tempt attendees who had just viewed pre-Columbian ceramics, European silver chocolate services, 19th-century cocoa tins, and holiday candy molds with the hazelnut chocolate biscotti, chocolate croissants, and triple chocolate cakes of their dreams. (There were even chocolate-covered potato chips and three different chocolate stouts on the menu, not really the stuff of anybody's dreams.... More >>>