The Naked Truth

Too many helpings of the signature sweet from Morton's of Chicago [5000 Westheimer, (713)629-1946], and Lady Godiva would not be so quick to shed her clothes. She would need as much fabric as she could find to conceal the folds caused by such a decadent dessert as the Godiva hot chocolate cake ($8.95). But it would be worth her weight in gold just to sample the confection that appears oh so simple in its petite round cake form, carefully draped in vanilla ice cream. But fork into the warm disc, and rich Godiva chocolate fudge oozes out, lavalike, onto the plate. Whatever you do, don't avert your eyes from its sensual magnificence, or your dinner companions are likely to sneak more than a peek at its perfection.

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