Bakeries in downtown LA
- Naina Jun 11, 2001 08:11 PM
I'm co-hosting a bridal shower in downtown LA (really!) later this week and I need to find a bakery in that area where I can pick up a nice cake (preferably something chocolate-raspberry). [I live in Washington, DC, so I'm kind of at a disadvantage.] Any suggestions?
This is probably not responsive to this particular query, however, on the general subject of downtown cakeries, I gotta put in good word for the Phoenix in Chinatown. I don't think they do chocolate. They do do really yummy fruit and cream white cake kinda things. The official birthday cake of most downtown offices.
There is a bakery in the Biltmore Hotel building that makes very good cakes, including a dark chocolate cake wrapped with dark chocolate with a raspberry filling. (Or it was still there the last I knew . . .) Call the hotel and they can give you a name and number.
Frances Bakery off Second (same shopping center as KaGaYa and Sushi Gen) and Ginza Ya in the (former) Yaohan Plaza both do beautiful cakes.