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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Great Maple

Aloha Everyone,

J.J. and I had a merienda (snack) at Great Maple located in the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance.

Upscale restaurant, advertises online as the "Modern American Eatery: Come enjoy our heartfelt enthusiasm and laid-back dining..." The two of us were greeted by Dominique, a personable seating hostess who escorted us to our table.

At 3:00 pm, the restaurant was sparsely occupied.

J.J. ordered a cup of coffee and chocolate mousse on chocolate pie crust.

I asked for my customary hot water with lemon (served very hot the way I like it) and a chocolate cake. As you can see my chocolate cake was HUGE, literally about 1/2 of my face, and after one little bite, I felt the sugar rush to my brain. Solution was to share little bit of J.J.'s chocolate mousse and had mine packed to take home.

Great Maple also has 2 other sites: in San Diego and Newport Beach.  We would give another visit, next time for a meal.

Aloha -- Cathi