It may not be an official holiday, but you can’t let National Cheesecake Day go by without having a piece of that marvelous dense pastry crust with exquisite creamy filling that will most certainly sweeten your existence! With cheesecake in mind, the possibilities to celebrate this awesome day are endless. On Monday, July 30th, try some of these amazing LA-based cheesecakeries!
If you don’t want to risk anything and indulge in absolutely delicious treats, head out to Sweet Lady Jane in West Hollywood. It’s been around for a long time, enchanting Angelenos with heavenly cheesecakes, lovely pastries and scrumptious sandwiches, that it has become a Hollywood institution. At Sweet Lady Jane they take pride in using only the finest, best quality ingredients and traditionally transforming them into true works of art. Edible art of course!
If you have a sweet tooth, Twelve Centimeter is the right place for you. Revel in the exquisite taste of a rich cheesecake, try a piece of their signature chiffon cake, an extra silky, exotic and delicate high-end dessert made exclusively from all-natural ingredients, or have some yummy macarons. Almost forgot about their divine chilled ice cookies, now that’s a treat you can’t miss if you come by 12cm. This charming gourmet confectionary is a real gem hidden in a corner of Wilshire Center, just waiting to be uncovered. You might want to make this a Sunday or Tuesday stop as it is closed on Mondays. Le bummer!
Besides being home to grand sporting events and glamorous parades, Pasadena is also home to D’odici, a special place where simplicity is valued over extravagance, and quality artisan foods are skillfully created out of simple and natural ingredients, baked to perfection.
Or you could take the party to your L.A. apartment and work on some fabulous desserts yourself. Here’s a video to teach how to bake your own smooth and creamy, New York-style cheesecake.