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By PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 4, 2011

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MOCHA MONKEY | Coffee mix, chocolate syrup, bananas, yogurt and milk. | $4.99 | Angora Cafe, 1024 Commonwealth Ave, Boston | 617.232.1757 or angoracafe.com

CHUNKY MONKEY | Banana ice cream with fudge chunks & walnuts | $6/pint, $11/quart | Ben & Jerry's, 36 JFK St, Cambridge | 617.864.2828

VICTORY GOLDEN MONKEY | Belgian-style ale;abundant herbal, fruity notes | $4.95 | Cambridge Common, 1667 Mass Ave, Cambridge | 617.547.1228 or cambridgecommonrestaurant.com

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MONKEY BREAD | Buttery, cinnamony, sugary delicious bread —like a Cinnabon, but more fun to eat. | $4 | Canto 6, 3346 Washington St, Jamaica Plain | 617.983.8688 or twitter.com/Canto6bakery

BANANA PECAN HOTCAKES | Generous portions of freshly cut bananas and pecans | $8.75 | Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe, 429 Columbus Ave, Boston | 617.536.7669

MONKEY WRENCH | Turkey, avocado, cheddar, sprouts, and tomato on a baguette | $8.25 | Diesel Cafe, 257 Elm St Davis Sq. | 617.629.8717

MONKEY GLAND | Classic cocktail featuring gin, absinthe, fresh orange juice, house-made grenadine. | $8.5 | Green Street Grill, 340 Faneuil Hall, Market Pl, Boston | 617.227.2038 or greenstreetgrill.com

MONKEY FLIP | Cocktail with Ron Abuelo rum, Banane du Brésil liqueur, whole egg, Punt e Mes | $10 | Hungry Mother, 233 Cardinal Medeiros Ave, Cambridge | 617.499.0090 or hungrymothercambridge.com

VAN GOGH BANANA VODKA | Banana flavored vodka, yo. | $25.99 | Kappy's Liquors, 10 Revere Beach Parkway, Medford | 781 395 8888 or kappys.com

MILK CHOCOLATE BANANA PUDDING | Moist layers of banana bread, banana pudding, and crème anglaise, plus banana cookie, chocolate sorbet, and cocoa nibs. | $14 | L'Espalier, 774 Boylston St, Boston | 617.262.3023 or lespalier.com

GRILLED BANANA SANDWICH | Grilled banana sandwich with cinnamon and honey butter on pain de mie bread | $6.5 | Mike & Patty's, 12 Church St, Boston | 617.423.3447 or mikeandpattys.com

MONKEY BALLS | Spicy-tuna-stuffed mushrooms dipped in tempura and deep fried. | $6.95 | Samurai Boston, 827 Boylston St, Boston | 617.236.7672 or samurai-boston.com

LEMON TWIST BANANA | Smoothie with lemon juice, bananas, papaya, soy protein, and honey | s3.99-$7.99 | Smoothie King, 314 Newbury St, Boston | 617.236.4443 or smoothieking.com

THE BANANA BOAT | Two huge servings of soft serve, chocolate syrup, whipped cream and a cherry, flanked by banana, strawberry, and pineapple bits | $7.44 | The Banana Boat, 700 Beach St, Revere | 781.289.4777

BANANA BREAD PUDDING | Buttermilk-banana ice cream on top of brioche and a crisp crust | $7 | West on Centre, 1732 Centre Street, West Roxbury | 617 323 4199 or westoncentreboston.com

Read the rest of the Monkey Issue at thephoenix.com/monkey.

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