There are all kinds of lovely desserts to have after a meal. If they include rich, gooey chocolate, that's all the better. Here are 12 chocolate desserts our restaurant reviewers ate and would have again.
Arella Pizzeria • The chocolate calzone oozes with melted Belgian milk chocolate, mascarpone and marshmallows. It's topped with powdered sugar, whipped cream and fresh berries.
Where • 535 W. 400 North, Bountiful; 801-294-8800
Hours • Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Bohemian Brewery & Grill • The American-style chocolate cake is moist, gooey and dark. If it's on the special dessert list, go for it and have it with ice cream, too.
Where • 94 E. Fort Union Blvd., Midvale; 801-566-5474
Hours • Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Cafe Trio Cottonwood • The gooey Tollhouse pie may get all the dessert glory, but we prefer the bittersweet chocolate pudding: a coffee cup filled with gloriously bittersweet chocolate pudding topped with unsweetened whipped cream and biscotti.
Where • 6405 S. 3000 East, Cottonwood Heights; 801-944-8746
Caffe Molise • The chocolate decadence cake is dense and moist and garnished with blackberries.
Where • 55 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City; 801-364-8833
Hours • Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; 5-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; 5-9 p.m.
Cannella's • The incredibly rich house-made chocolate cake gets its moist texture from beets and is large enough to share with the whole table.
Where • 204 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City; 801-355-8518
Hours • Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 4:30-11 p.m.
Franck's • Chef Franck Peissel's true talent shows in desserts like his butterscotch-chocolate p?t de cr?me.
Where • 6263 S. Holladay Blvd., Holladay; 801-274-6263
Hours • Tuesday-Thursday, 5:30-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5-10 p.m.
Mandarin • The fudgy fallen chocolate angel cake with ice cream is a favorite end-of-meal treat at this popular Chinese restaurant.
Where • 348 E. 900 North, Bountiful; 801-298-2406
Hours • Monday-Thursday, 5-9:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 4:30-10:30 p.m.