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Treat to Try: Miss Cristy’s Maple Oat Scones

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Miss Cristy’s Maple Oat Scones

There’s no real middle ground on scones. It seems like they turn out one of two ways: either they’re lusciously dense, perhaps packed with savory or sugary nuggets, or they’re pretty much stale biscuit triangles. Fortunately, Miss Christy’s Bakery makes scones that fall in the former category, even a day after purchase*. The operation’s scones […]

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North Market Welcomes New Merchant Coco Cat

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega North Market Welcomes New Merchant Coco Cat

The North Market announced the addition of a new merchant planned for early November. Coco Cat, a family owned chocolate purveyor, will occupy the space next to Stauf’s Coffee Roasters and across from Market & Boar. “Coco Cat is embodiment of North Market fulfilling our mission,” said Rick Harrison Wolfe, North Market Development Authority Executive […]

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Treat to Try: Der Dutchman Donuts

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Der Dutchman Donuts

Der Dutchman donuts are legendary for their size. Weighing in at about twice the heft of a regular donut, they deliver more than sheer mass: the donuts deliver old-fashioned homespun goodness as well. Like any donut, Der Dutchman’s offerings come in countless forms: traditional, twisted, frosted with sprinkles. Our introduction to the scene came courtesy […]

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Treat to Try: The Cookie Sampler Box from Uncle Giant

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: The Cookie Sampler Box from Uncle Giant

Before we get to the cookies, let’s just say this: Uncle Giant’s got game. Serious game. It’s sometimes difficult to get near its products at Farmers’ Markets, because the proprietors are surrounded with an unending supply of customers, fully engaged in animated conversations about its wares. In addition to the team’s interpersonal skills, the products […]

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Treat to Try: Smidgen

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Smidgen

A good-looking macaron is impossible to pass by. The treats are so prissy and dainty, and yet . . . so packed with flavor. Too often, pretty food and delicious food share too little space in Venn Diagrams. That said, macarons are treats that occupy that shared space. So the house macarons are the initial […]

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Treat to Try: Whisk

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Whisk

To be frank, cinnamon rolls have been kind of disappointing recently. Not enough filling, dry and flavorless, fatty, unsweet icing: the list of complaints can start right there. But still, the one spotted from Whisk looked delicious — and Hallelujah Glory Be, the little bakery delivered a cinnamon roll that is worth fighting random waves […]

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Bake Me Happy Expanding With Coffee Shop this Fall

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Bake Me Happy Expanding With Coffee Shop this Fall

Local entrepreneurs Letha and Wendy Miller Pugh have their minds set on growth and evolution for their gluten-free bakery Bake Me Happy. Located in Merion Village, what’s been mostly a grab-and-go business will soon offer an extended drink service, as well as seating and event space. The idea came to Letha Pugh after their neighbor […]

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