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One of our favorite places in the world is Oxford's 236-year old Covered Market—opened in 1774 in an effort to streamline the city's streets and move messy-looking market stalls indoors. Today, the covered market houses traditional butchers, groceries, greasy spoons, clothing and souvenir shops, and, our favorite place to window-graze: The Cake Shop. We stopped by this morning after breakfast at Brown's Cafe to have a looksee at the bakers' fanciful creations—we especially love the interracial same-sex wedding cake The Cake Shop's displayed in its window. Gorgeous!
· The Cake Shop [Official Site]