Tag Archives: bakery

Washington, DC

When I showed up in Washington, D.C., last weekend, I didn’t know what to expect. I came to visit my best friend from home who lives in the city, and also to revisit some of my favorite haunts. It’s been … Continue reading

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Shaw, St. Louis

Shaw is one of my favorite neighborhoods in St. Louis. I like it for a bunch of reasons, but one of them is that it’s still relatively secluded. When you go to Shaw, you’re walking into a community. Everyone is … Continue reading

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Sugaree Baking Company

A couple months ago, I ditched work and went to explore Dogtown. Sugaree Baking Company was at the top of my list. I hadn’t been to the bakery since before I moved away from St. Louis five years ago. I … Continue reading

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Pizza Break: Union Loafers

I’ve been hearing about Union Loafers’ pizza since I moved back to St. Louis. So last Friday night, I decided to check it out. I got there early because Union Loafers doesn’t take reservations. When I arrived at 5:15 (they open … Continue reading

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Breakfast Banana Split, Etc.

Sometimes when I wake up in the morning, I know exactly what I want to eat for breakfast. Other mornings, I’m not so sure. Do I want toast? Do I want oatmeal? Do I want a smoothie bowl? Do I … Continue reading

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Union Loafers and Chouquette

The corner of Tower Grove Ave and McRee is a dangerous one for me, not so much because of neighborhood safety but because of what it does to my wallet. Union Loafers, a bread baker, is on one side of … Continue reading

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Baking Life

One of my earliest memories is watching people make pancakes. When I was little, my family would always go to the local diner for breakfast on Sunday. I’d peer over the counter and watch the cooks ladle batter onto the … Continue reading

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