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When you need to hit the sweet spot, you couldn't ask for better pastry chefs than the ones we have around Los Angeles. From the most haute dining rooms to quaint neighborhood bakeries, you can find decadent chocolate creations, amazing cookies, budinos, seasonal fruit tarts and more. Check out the slide show below for the 12 dessert specialists that top the list in the 2013 Los Angeles Restaurants guide. Did we miss your favorite? Tell us about it in the comments!