Thank you for the responses (just a few posts down). They sound like great suggestions and I will definitely try them. I would also appreciate recs for moderate priced restaurants / bistros -- up to the 50 - 100 Euros range for two.
This classic should be in every Southern woman's repertoire. A moist, delicious Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake pleases crowds of all ages, and is the perfect dessert to bring to a neighbor, to a potluck, or to a summer party.