Candice Reynolds became a runaway hit at farmers markets in 2011 with her grown-up take on breakfast pastries. We’re holding out for spring, when her tarts filled with blood orange marmalade return.
Beer caramels, tangerine pâtes de fruits, and truffles that may be scented with lemon oil or Parmesan showcase chocolatier Taria Camerino’s edgy imagination.
Fetching decor and sleek, long, serve-yourself cases filled with dozens of baked goods attract the laptop brigade to this newcomer in Asian Square. Bubble teas, smoothies, and iced coffees cool on a sweltering day.
When looking for the right buttery taste and home-baked texture, follow your nose to the Cookie Studio’s new digs on Pharr Road, just off Peachtree in Buckhead.
At this always-packed hangout in Grant Park’s Jane building, baking whiz Sarah O’Brien displays the Little Tart’s ethereal pastries next to Octane’s gleaming coffee bar.
Alayne Graham’s adorable bakery in downtown Roswell offers a seasonal selection (peach or raspberry in the summer and caramel-apple or Franken pie in the winter) plus a famous chicken potpie.