PIECE OF CAKE
These five local bakeries and designers make cakes that are (almost) too pretty to eat.
§ Ð § © « ÀÕ© for their showstopping works of art can be steep (varying on the complexity of the design), a cake from one of these bakeries is the pièce de résistance at any wedding reception.
THE CAKE AND THE GIRAFFE
Owner Dalana Fleming specializes in natural and organic-looking elements—think handcrafted birch bark, edible seashells and buttercream that looks like stone or marble. From $8 per slice, tcandtg.com
MOMO CHEN CAKES
Momo Chen designs “haute couture” wedding cakes, like a six-foot-tall cake with lace embroidery and thousands of sugar flowers; many creations feature ombré icing. From $ 450 for a two-tier cake, momochencakes.com