A Friday Night Pop-up Restaurant at Dancing Lion Chocolate.

Every Friday, 5:30PM until 1:00AM
at Dancing Lion Chocolate
917 Elm St., Manchester, NH
Reservations accepted

Locally sourced casual fare crafted weekly.

Posted on Mar 14th, 2019

Personally, I'm looking forward to Bao Bun Night on April 22nd. Because we're a chocolate shop, Chef Angelina's promised to sneak chocolate into each night's menu. Where do you think she'll get it in this one? And which chocolate--do you have a Dancing Lion Chocolate favorite? Open 5:30pm until 1am. The restaurant is tiny, so it's not a bad idea to reserve your spot ahead.…


March 22: Tokyo Ramen Night

Posted on Mar 5th, 2019

OPENING NIGHT and we're turning Dancing Lion Chocolate into our version of a Tokyo Ramen House. Serious ramen. Good ramen. The menu's simple: ramen, vegetarian ramen, and gyoza dumplings. Tea. Order, sit, enjoy. This is opening night and interest is high, so unless you'll be dining with us after 9PM, we recommend calling for a reservation.…


Beginning on March 22nd…

Posted on Feb 27th, 2019

Greetings! My name is Angelina Jacobs, I have been an Executive Chef for years and I am lucky to find myself at Dancing Lion Chocolate. ETERNA will be a pop-up restaurant that has been in the making for many years. Every Friday for 8 weeks (and maybe more) I will take you to a faraway place for a perfect casual meal. From Tokyo Ramen to Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Dining Hall, it is my…



March 22 (Opening Night)Tokyo Ramen Bar – $17
Pork Tonkotsu Ramen or vegetarian Miso and Mushroom Ramen, served with Gyoza dumplings and Tsukemono Japanese style pickles. All items are Dairy Free.

March 29 – Curry House – $10
Chicken Thai Curry or Vegetable Thai Curry, served with rice. Add Steamed Dumplings for $7.

April 5 – Taco Stand $14
3 Barbacoa Tacos, Onion, Cilantro, Lime and Salsa Verde or 3 vegetarian Barbacoa style Tacos with pulled Jackfruit with avocado lime sauce, served with street corn and Refried Beans. All items are dairy free and gluten free.


April 12 – Bao Buns and Tarts – $15
3 Barbecued Pork Buns or vegetarian Braised Mushroom Bao Buns, served with Carrot and Daikon Pickles and a Hong Kong Style Egg Tart. Bao Buns are Dairy free.

April 19 – Harry Potter Magic – $25
Pumpkin Pasty, Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding, and a slice of Harry’s Favorite Treacle Tart.  Chocolate Frog is on the House! No vegetarian or dairy free options available tonight. Add Butterbeer for $6 and a Golden Snitch for $5.

April 26 – A Trip to South Africa – $14
Boerewors, Chakalaka and Pap (South African Sausage, Vegetable Relish, Maze Porridge) or vegetarian Chakalaka, Pap and Moroccan Pita Bread. All items are dairy free.

May 3 – Chinese Breakfast for Dinner – $15
A Sweet Red Bean Bun and a Steamed Scallion Bun served with Chicken Congee, Chili Oil, Shredded Chicken and Sweet ‘n’ Sour Carrot Salad. All items are dairy free.

May 10th –Vietnam Street Food – $15
Beef Pho with basil, lime, chili, cilantro and Bean Sprouts served with Dau Chao Quay (Fried Bread Sticks). All items are dairy free. No vegetarian options tonight.

The Face of Culinary Excellence

Chef Angelina Jacobs, “versed in a variety of cuisines, she’s always been in touch with nature, working on farms and gardens her whole life.

–New Hampshire Magazine

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Dancing Lion Chocolate is “definitely a bucket-list place.