Where to order a killer birthday cake --- village or soho/noho location?
I don't know how fancy you're wanting, but Amy's Bread has a yellow cake that beats just about anywhere else in the city, IMO. My second choice would be Sugar Sweet Sunshine in the LES.
250 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014
Sugar Sweet Sunshine
126 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002