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Indulge at Sublime Doughnuts

Indulge at Sublime Doughnuts
No matter what some people might say, not all doughnuts are created equal. And if you don’t believe me, then you haven’t been to Sublime Doughnuts (map) on Tenth Street in Atlanta. Now, I need to honest and let you know that I’m not a doughnut person. You won’t find me in line to buy doughnuts on a Saturday morning, or bring a dozen home. However, when I saw pictures of A-Town Mocha, S’mores and Oreo, I knew it was time to indulge my sweet tooth. These creations are introduced to Atlantans...
May 16th, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, food, sweets, treats

Tienes Hambre? Try These South of the Border Treats

Tienes Hambre? Try These South of the Border Treats
... of your next sopapilla? With plenty of panaderias (Mexican bakeries) in Phoenix, there’s no need to miss out. Panaderias house a variety of doughy sweets. Cookies, cream-filled pastries, jelly-filled pastries, sweet pan dulce, cakes, muffins and more. Sometimes Mexican pastries can be heavy on the dough, light on the flavor. While I warn you, fear not. The gamble is worth the adventure. Sold straight from the oven, Mexican sweetbreads, pastries and cookies are inexpensive, often costing 25 to...
April 16th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: bakery, featuredarticle, Mexican food, sweets

The Valley’s Best Bakeries

... and we would run home change our clothes pretending to be someone else and go back for more.  I realized early on that I would do anything for sweets and bakeries were my refuge.  I haven’t found in Phoenix the German, Polish, Italian and French bakeries that I grew up with and I’m sure my waistline is grateful, but I’m not.  It took some research and plenty of wiping chocolate frosting out of the corners of my mouth, but I think I have a pretty good list of local bakeries that I would...
August 3rd, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: AJ's, bakeries, cakes, cookies, cupcakes, Food & Beverage, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sprinkles, sweets, Tammie Coe

REVIEW-Pasteis de Belém (Cream Custurd pie)

Pasteis de Belém is something you must have heard in so many places before. There’s only one reason for that, they are absolutely marvellous. It’s a Lisbon highlight. It’s believed that the secret recipe is original from the Catholic Monks at Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, on the other side of the road. Casa Pasteis de Belém was the fist place to make and sell these small custard cream tarts, back in 1837. Today you can find them all over the world. But these are by far the best. You may be scared...
May 14th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Attractions, Family Friendly, pastel de nata, Restaurants & Bars, sweets