The BEST burnt almond torte in the world. No one else does it like they do. Also sticky buns and ladylocks that are so good that you think of them for days after eating one.
I stopped here to get some cookies and cupcakes. The prices were very reasonable. The cupcakes were delicious! Highly recommend this bakery!
With just a little effort, this Pittsburgh institution could really improve the tourist experience. The pastry selection seemed limited, I thought, but I mostly wanted to try the burnt almond torte, which I did by trying the mini size and it was wonderful, I must say. There were no napkins provided in the takeout bag and I was told they... More
Went there to try their famous almond torte. It was very good but a little too sweet for my liking. Also tried their bear claw danish, their pecan danish, and their apple strudel. All of which were very good. The only bad thing I have to say is that if you try calling them on the phone, you can't get... More
...And I usually prefer chocolate. Go figure! Their pastries are divine! Getting a sampler of mini pastries is great, or indulge in a whole torte for a birthday celebration. Yum!
We stopped by for a bite while walking through Shadyside. We liked the small blueberry and raspberry filled pastries. So good we had to go back and get more to take home. Less of a sit-down place and more of a standard bakery. Nice people behind the counter, too.
one of the best deserts I've ever had! burnt almond torte - worth the trip if you're in town. Everytime I visit or have someone bring one back to me in NYC - FYI - they have some they freeze so it travels better
My husband and I decided to try out this bakery out on a whim one Sunday afternoon. The bakery was very crowded and busy, which made it kind of hard in terms of browsing the selection, but service was prompt and friendly. We tried a variety of treats to test this bakery out. We tried an iced sugar cookie, two... More
... I find their creations too sweet for my liking. I don't mean the deliberately sweet things (tarts,pastries etc) as I don't eat those at all. My wife loves those and according to her they are all delicious. Myself, I tried the hot cross buns recently and I just find them to be too sweet-but then again I think it... More
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