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Treat to Try: The Fat Girl Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: The Fat Girl Bakery

I’ve never really tested out the old adage, “Never trust a skinny chef.” That said, there’s something awfully appealing about an operation named The Fat Girl Bakery. Especially, as the term “fat” itself can be uncomfortable. Typically, it’s replaced with some sort of euphemism, such as “substantial” or “sturdy.” And although you can’t, generally speaking, call another person […]

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Three Bites Bakery Opening First Brick-and-Mortar

Susan Post Susan Post Three Bites Bakery Opening First Brick-and-Mortar

Home-based Three Bites Bakery will graduate to its own brick-and-mortar space this summer at 999 Mt. Vernon Ave. in the King-Lincoln District. Owner Isabella Bonello has been whipping up treats under the Three Bites name for over two years. From growing up baking and cooking with her dad, to working as a line cook before […]

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South Side Bakery Opening Second Location this Summer

Susan Post Susan Post South Side Bakery Opening Second Location this Summer

Opening literally days before the world turned upside down, J’s Sweet Treats and Wedding Cakes, 1540 Parsons Ave., is coming out of the pandemic not only surviving, but thriving. This summer, the South Side bakery will head north, opening its second location inside Polaris Fashion Place, 1500 Polaris Pkwy. J’s Sweet Treats will occupy the […]

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Happy Little Treats Finds a New Home in the Short North

Susan Post Susan Post Happy Little Treats Finds a New Home in the Short North

Vegan bakery Happy Little Treats may have moved a mere 350 feet south in the Short North, but the new address opens up a world of possibilities for the operation. Happy Little Treats is now open at 1203 N. High St., the former home of the Short North Coffee House. An expiring lease and a […]

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Don’t Skip the 5th Course

Heather Yost Heather Yost Don’t Skip the 5th Course

Mark Twain said, “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Jaelyn Snead lives by this quote and has loved baking since childhood. Known to frequently steal her mom’s grocery list to secretly add things to it so she could try new recipes, she has continued that love of baking all […]

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MMELO Returns as Pickup & Delivery Operation

Susan Post Susan Post MMELO Returns as Pickup & Delivery Operation

When its brick-and-mortar shop closed in May, MMELO left fans with some good news – the confectioner would be back. Now, the wait is over. MMELO is once again whipping up delectable confectionaries and pastries, but switching things up as a pickup and delivery only business. Owner Michelle Allen says pre-pandemic, closing the brick-and-mortar shop […]

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Bites & Sips: CMR Plans for Short North, Jeni’s Instant Delivery, Pancakes, Sugar & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: CMR Plans for Short North, Jeni’s Instant Delivery, Pancakes, Sugar & More

Cameron Mitchell has announced its replacement for the former home of Harvey & Ed’s in Short North. Plus, just what every pandemic needs – Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to your door in a snap, boilermakers, sugar…so much sugar and igloo dining! Bites & Sips keeps you updated on tidbits of news from the world of […]

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