If you were born in LA, you remember Chasen's Banana Shortcake, the Brown Derby's Grapefruit Cake, Hillcrest's Coconut Cake, Blum's Crunch Cake, and the Bullock's Wilshire Mile High Coconut Pie. You also remember your parents' parties with their appetizers of spinach-artichoke dip, crab and creamcheese dip, baked brie with fruit and nuts! Well......Sandy Pressman and I recreated it. Our guests were Nancy Sanders, Kris Postil, Terre Thomas, Cathy Siegel, sundry friends, Seanna Biggs, Marisa Levin Frankel and Nathalie Kunin. We cooked all the apps, but the cakes came from:
213-739-8149 3360 W. First St. Los Angeles 90004
Go on their website to see the cakes of our childhood, that we never thought we'd ever taste again.