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It has chocolate in the name ... how could it not be delicious? The Chocolate Maven is tucked nicely into the same warehouse where bakers produce fresh scones, cakes and other delectables found at local coffee shops and grocers. The café is soft and quiet, with an Italian-country villa feel. If you sit on the ground floor, you can watch the bakers make cinnamon rolls and knead bread as you tear into wonderful dishes like the Maven BLT (a classic BLT sandwich with chipotle aioli and avocado) or roast beef and blue cheese on freshly baked sourdough bread. Even if you’re too stuffed to eat dessert after lunch, make sure to look at all the fine creations and take some home for later. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)