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Bakery - Alexandria - Arlington - DC area - Italian or French

BRI328 Dec 20, 2012 11:57 AM

Visiting over the holidays and need to bring a birthday cake for a celebration. Need suggestions on an exceptional bakery or a restaurant where I could buy one. Somehting with a little chocolate, maybe hazel nut, puff pastry layers, cream...etc..

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  1. tcamp Dec 20, 2012 01:10 PM

    I like the cakes at Alexandria Pastry.


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    1. re: tcamp
      AnneM5 Dec 20, 2012 06:37 PM

      Agreed. And it isn't chocolate but their Passion Fruit cake is to die for. It always gets raves when I serve it. Just note that in general the service / staff is a little quirky.

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      Milocat1 Dec 21, 2012 07:14 AM

      Try the Paul French Bakery. They would definitely have something like this. There are several locations in DC but I see they have one in Tysons Corner now, or soon will.

      And btw their beignets are fabulous (off topic I know, but had to say......)

      1. Smiles2008 Dec 27, 2012 01:59 PM

        Best Buns or even Buzz has a great cake! Also, Society Fare may do a whole cake too.

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