I'm looking for a wedding cake that looks great, and tastes great too. So far:
Hansen's: Tried it, thought it tasted terrible and the designs were very old-fashioned (think 70's & 80's) looking
Rosebud: Lots of pretty designs, and the cake was "good", but not amazing IMO
SLJ: They do not deliver, so it's not an option
I'm looking for any opinions you might have on:
Pastries by Edie
...or any place else you think I'm missing out on if I don't try.
our wedding cake was made by fantasy frostings. granted, that was in 2001, but it was excellent at the time and they've been in business for 35 years. from the site, it looks like they've received some press since then. i liked the owner immediately - she had a creative eye and told great stories. also, it's a woman-owned family business (think all the kids and grandkids making cakes), which i loved. we had new orleans spice ("a soft, lightly textured cake generously flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves with a gentle splash of brandy before baking. a soft cream mousse is the favored filling.") and it was incredible. she interpreted the design we wanted flawlessly, delivered without any problems and was - by far - the easiest vendor we worked with. (and we also tried hansen's and were not impressed.)
10050 mills avenue
re: Amuse Bouches
We got our wedding cake from Layers, and couldnt have been happier. Our guests were asking for 2nds! Janelle @ Layers took the time with us to help select the cake we wanted. The tasting was great and personal, and she came through on everything from the delivery, presentation, and great quality. I highly recommend Layers!
Me and my wife had ours done at Topozio's on La Cienega, and it was *way* beyond expectations. Unfortunately, they have closed without telling anyone. Does anyone know what happened?
Sweet Lady Jane is a pretty good alternative. I went to a wedding that had cake from there. Not as fancy looking as something Topozio's would have done, but pretty tasty.
We had our wedding cake from Sweet Lady Jane and they DID deliver to the Biltmore in downtown L.A. it might have been $50 delivery and set up, but there was no problem with delivery! You might want to clarify that one.
We had the triple berry shortcake for our wedding and everyone thought it was to die for. Their "Princess" cake is delish as well, but skip the fondant icing :) But, no, they definitely deliver! :)