A Taste of Louisiana at Billy's Bakery

A Taste of Louisiana at Billy's Bakery

Whenever I'm biking home after a ride up the West Side Greenway, I find myself drawn to Billy's Bakery. I'm a sucker for the kitschy decor.

A Taste of Louisiana at Billy's Bakery

And even more of a sucker for a sweet treat.

A Taste of Louisiana at Billy's Bakery

My favorite here is the red velvet cake ($4.75). Dense and moist, topped with a boiled vanilla frosting. It's an almost perfect rendition of the cake I grew up eating in Louisiana.

Billy's Bakery 184 9th Avenue

L. Nichols is a Brooklyn-based artist.


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