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Counter: Museum food and lots of dessert

Counter: Museum food and lots of dessert

If you're reading this, you survived your Super Bowl party and have probably been out sourcing for Valentine's Day on Sunday — which some of us consider an excellent reason to eat as much very good chocolate as is reasonably possible. So this week, we've been going to a lot of chocolate shops, patisseries and bakeries, in search of chocolate layer cake, thousands of macarons at Bottega Louie's giant kitchen and bean-to-bar chocolate.

There isn't a macaron factory at Otium, Tim Hollingsworth's restaurant next to the new Broad museum in downtown L.A., but there's pretty much everything else. Jonathan Gold checks out what might be the most ambitious restaurant opening of the last...