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Alon’s Bakery & Market opens a third location at Phipps Plaza
Alon Balshan is bringing his handmade pastries, fresh-baked breads, and gourmet sandwiches to Buckhead. A 5,300-square-foot Alon’s has taken over part of the former Twist restaurant space facing Peachtree Road in Phipps Plaza.
The Christiane Chronicles: I am a spoon freak. Don’t give me the wrong size.
I’ve always had a thing for spoons—their shape, their size, their depth, the roundness of their bowls. But far too often, I am given the wrong kind of spoon—if I get one at all. Plus, praise for Mary Ingersoll-Weeks and Alon’s Bakery's cheese counter.
Alon’s Bakery turns 25
When Alon Balshan left Israel, he was 25 years old and his bank account—which was his pocket—contained 500 American dollars. He made his way to Atlanta and, in 1992, opened his bakery in Morningside. We talked to Balshan about his culinary roots and his time in the South.
OTP Bakery: Alon’s Bakery & Market
Those who shop at Alon Balshan’s submarine of a store in Morningside might be surprised by the scale of his supersized Dunwoody outpost near Perimeter Mall.