I’ve read my share of chef’s memoirs and food books, but CHARLOTTE AU CHOCOLAT might take the cake --- or, more accurately, the charlotte au chocolat, a delectable-sounding French dessert for which the author was named. Charlotte Silver, like a real-life Eloise, spent most of her childhood in the dining room (or napping under the bar) of Upstairs at the Pudding, her parents’ fancy restaurant in Harvard Square. Jealous much? I am.
"CHARLOTTE AU CHOCOLAT is a lovely, delicious