Food festival-inspired finger foods for your wedding menu

I recently went to a big food festival featuring the best restaurants in LA. Because it was a festival, all the bites were of the finger food variety. And, because of my job, I couldn't help but think "these would be great at a wedding!"

So, fellow Offbeat Foodies, here are my food festival-inspired finger foods that would be perfect for weddings…

This wood grain cake is our rustic wedding dream cake

I spied this amazing wood grain cake at the wedding of Jalyn and Andrew at Alderbrook Inn and Resort in Union, WA. They had a rustic forest theme with pine cones, slices of logs, bundled wood place cards, and of course, this cake made to look like wood grain. It as like a fancy camp-out in the woods, all at their fingertips.

Let's have an adventure and take a peek at the cake and other rustic woodsy wedding details…

Up your carnival-theme game: get a cotton candy machine!

So this idea works for carnival weddings, that's a given. But really? ANY WEDDING can rock a cotton candy machine. Your sweets table, candy bar, and dessert spread is instantly that much awesome-er with the addition of delicious, fluffy, happy-inducing candy floss. I mean, just look at the faces on these kids at Christina and Michael's carnival wedding (with Elvis officiant!). Those are some blissed-out sugar-fiends.