Los Angeles has plenty of sweet shops and bakeries around the city, many adopting styles and flavors from around the world. But some of the best are as American as apple pie, putting slight twists on familiar classics. This list is a reliable collection of pastry purveyors around town that offer a good range of delectables that would please any sugar maven. The new entrants of Republique and Cafe Rockenwagner are sure to shake up the hierarchy in the new future. Below, Eater presents L.A.'s Best Pastry Shops and Bakeries for Winter 2014.
Added 8/13: Red Bread, Valerie Confections
Added 2/14: Lady M, Bo Nuage, Republique, Creme Caramel, Cafe Rockenwagner