The South's Best Bakeries
We sent Bill Addison, Atlanta restaurant critic and former pastry chef, in search of the best cakes, cookies, breads, pastries,
and pies. A whopping 80,000 calories later, here are the bakeries that sated his sweet tooth.
Photo: Chris M. Rogers , Article: Bill Addison
Oh, the beauty of a statuesque layer cake, always the belle on a buffet of Southern desserts. The cakes I love from these
five bakeries possess professional twists—a finesse to the presentation or a unique flavor combination that would make it
darn tricky to pass off as your own at an office party or family reunion.
Find out why we are sweet on these bakeries!
- Alpine Bakery & Trattoria; Atlanta, GA
- Honey Bee Bakery; Oxford, MS
- Maxie B's; Greensboro, NC
- Sugar Bakeshop; Charleston, SC
- Sweet Art by Lucila; Miami, FL