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Mountain Editors Picks

Magazine article Sunset

Mountain Editors Picks

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A major new museum

The city's Golden Triangle can add an abstract expressionist powerhouse to its realm: the new Clyfford Still Museum. Pollock and Rothko get all the love, but a visit here will convince you that Still deserves to share the stage. There are nine galleries, all devoted to Still's works, many of which have never been seen before. Wander the halls and stare at the monumental colorsplashed canvases; the space is designed to show them off in different shadow and light. $10;


For chocoholics

Roses ... meh. Chocolate roses? Now you're talking. At Piece, Love Si Chocolate, Sarah Amorese combines her art background and chocolate obsession to craft stunning edible long-stem roses ($25 each, 300/dozen) and rows of gemlike truffles in flavors like Dark Passionfruit and Salted Liquid Caramel. For whole-body chocolate immersion (who are we to judge?), look for chocolate-based lotion, massage oil, or bubble bath. PLC also hosts three chocolate-craft classes (Feb 6, 13, and 20), including a "lab for lovers" to explore chocolate's, urn, stimulating effects. …

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