Occasionally Cake owner and cake designer Sabrina Campbell ices a layered vanilla cake with “Classic Vanilla” frosting.
Photo by Tim Peterson.
Occasionally Cake, 8859 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria.
Gingerbread man cookies $3, cupcakes $2.75-$3.25, cakes $4.50 per serving plus additional design work, own line extracts and flavorings $12.50-$15. “We’ve reached that age where we have so much stuff, people like to find unique, consumable things they don’t have to dust,” said owner and cake designer Sabrina Campbell. “We’re doing a lot for December birthdays, business celebrations and inter-office giving.”
UnWined Gourmet Wine and Cigars, 1600-A Belle View Blvd, Alexandria.
Hardywood Great Return IPA $12 (Richmond), Firehook Baked Sea Salt Crackers $6 (Chantilly), Thibaut-Janisson sparkling wine (Monticello) $30, Cowgirl Creamery Mt Tam Triple Cream cheese $20, Potter’s Farmhouse Dry Cider (Free Union) $12, Swing’s Diplomat and G Street coffee blends (Alexandria-roasted) 1 lb bag $11. “Consumables are the perfect gift that anyone loves to get,” said general manager Renée Lorraine. “These are nice treats, things people normally wouldn’t buy for themselves.”