Here's where you'll find Atlanta's best pastries (and breads!)

The sweet side of town: Our guide to Atlanta’s best pastries (and breads!)

We celebrate the city’s finest, from bejeweled macarons to no-frills doughnuts, flatbreads to cornbreads, gooey Filipino blondies to fancy Rice Krispie treats, Korean cream breads to French fruit tarts—and everything in between.
Essential Atlanta pastries

The essential elements of Atlanta pastry

Creamy, flaky, fancy, red, green, vegan, Brazilian—whatever kind of treat you’re looking for, here’s where to find it.
Atlanta microbakers

Think small: Some of the best desserts in Atlanta are being made by independent bakers

Working out of shared kitchens, rental facilities, and sometimes their own homes, these pastry artists are bringing an invigorating array of flavors—and colors!—to the city’s palate
Cornbread

Everything’s better with a little sugar—especially cornbread

On a journey through the city’s cornbread kitchens
Pleasant Hill Road pastries

Pleasant Hill Road is metro Atlanta’s sweetest strip

Bejeweled macarons, mountainous bingsu, Japanese honey toast, fish-shaped bread, cat-shaped cake—and great coffee: Gwinnett County’s Pleasant Hill Road has got it all.
Claudia Martinez

Pastry chef Claudia Martinez is at the top of her game

Now in the kitchen at Miller Union, Martinez combines the flavors of her Venezuelan and Southern roots with an artist’s visual flair.
Breads you need to try in Atlanta

10 breads you need to try in Atlanta

Any way you slice ’em, you need to have them.
Dandy Donuts

A doughnut maker gets ready to hang up his apron

A 67-year-old Vietnamese refugee, Dandy has been making doughnuts by hand, in the middle of the night, for more than 30 years.

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