5 to Try: Chocolate Desserts

Satisfy your chocolate craving with a decadent cake, melt-in-your-mouth pastry or another sinful dessert at a top Kansas City restaurant or bakery.

Updated: March 21, 2003

5 to Try

V's Italiano Ristorante

10819 E US Hwy 40, Independence, MO 64055

Sinfully delicious is the "chocolate suicide," a creamy, alluring triple-layer cake topped with a wedge of semi-sweet chocolate.

O'dowd's Little Dublin

4742 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64112

It's hard to resist the chocolate torte coated with Irish whiskey.

Figlio Italian Restaurant

209 W 46th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64112

Morto nel Cioccolato (death by chocolate), a chocolate-amaretto gelato-covered double chocolate cake, should please any sweet tooth.

Panache Chocolatier

418 Nichols Rd, Kansas City, MO 64112

Among the custom handmade sweets is the Chocopoppo, classic salty popcorn covered with rich milk or dark chocolate.

The Capital Grille

4740 Jefferson St, Kansas City, MO 64112

There's always room to spare for the flourless chocolate espresso cake.