The Sweet Spot: A Second Taste

As the year comes to a close, don’t forget to give these tasty Triad bakeries a try to satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday season. Bobby Boy Bakeshop Since 2019, Lucia and John Bobby’s culinary and pastry-making expertise have propelled Bobby Boy Bakeshop to Triad fame, notorious for popping out artisanal pastries intricately decorated and […]

The Sweet Spot: Wilkerson Moravian Bakery

Recipients of Triad Business Journal’s Family Business Award in 2022, Wilkerson Moravian Bakery has been serving iconic Moravian baked goods to customers since 1925. With a deep-rooted family history in Winston-Salem and the surrounding area, Wilkerson is the oldest name in Moravian baking and has perfected the craft of the Moravian Cookie, Love Feast Buns, […]

The Sweet Spot: Winston-Salem’s Nothing Bundt Cakes

Ditch bland box cake mixes, and dry pre-baked desserts for your next big day. Why not spice up your celebration with a mouth-watering, post-dinner treat without lifting a finger? Nothing Bundt Cakes has been serving customers nationwide since the late 1990s and has earned its reputation as being home to one of the best Bundt […]

The Sweet Spot: Baked Just SO in Winston-Salem

Having just celebrated its five-year anniversary in June, Baked Just SO has been serving its pastries, specialty cakes, air-roasted coffee, and ice cream sandwiches to Winston-Salem, Lewisville, and Pfafftown locals since 2017. This woman-owned bakery is your best bet for custom-baked cakes and cupcakes for parties and events, as well as unique baked goods at […]

The Sweet Spot: Lei Lei’s Cuisine

BY AMY HILL Clemmons gem Lei Lei’s Cuisine & Bakery recently celebrated its eighth birthday with no shortage of birthday cakes for sweet-toothed supporters throughout the Triad. This month, owner Lei Lei Patterson also celebrates her 50th birthday, and plans to participate in Southern Charm on the Farm for the 9th time. What put Lei […]

Black Mountain Chocolate Bar: Where Friends Gather

Almost as alluring as the rich, decadent sensory overload of chocolate itself, the new location of local favorite Black Mountain Chocolate is irresistible on its own, as a gathering spot for folks who appreciate hospitality and, of course, fine chocolate! Owners Brent and Millie Peters love their new location behind the historic smokestacks in Innovation […]

The Sweet Spot: Baker’s Eight: Local Favorite Louie and Honey’s Kitchen

If you’ve taken a drive or stroll down West End Boulevard on a Saturday morning, you’ve likely seen a full parking lot and a line of customers out the door at one of Winston-Salem’s most beloved bakeries. Formerly known as Lavender and Honey Kitchen, the high-quality coffee beverages and beautiful baked goods at Louie and […]

The Sweet Spot: Liv for Sweets Bakery

  Liv for Sweets owner Olivia (“Liv”) Jessup has been gracing Pilot Mountain locals with intricately designed cupcakes, custom cakes, and fruity sweets since the ripe age of 20. For Liv, baking and decorating cakes transformed from her adolescent, after-school hobby to the thriving career of her dreams it is today. Tasty cupcakes are a […]

The Sweet Spot: What Jane Baked

  Wife and stay-at-home mom Jane Davis has somehow mastered the art of cake decorating with no formal training, and creates customized masterpieces for customers from her home kitchen. Specializing in buttercream flowers and petal work, What Jane Baked is not only Jane’s first business venture in the world of cake-making, but it is also […]

The Sweet Spot: Bobby Boy Bakeshop

PHOTOS BY MEGAN BLACK PHOTOGRAPHY Over the last couple of years, I had heard nothing but praise for Bobby Boy Bakeshop’s coffee and pastries, more specifically their croissants, so I was determined to find out for myself whether Bobby Boy’s baked goods lived up to the hype. I wandered into the bakeshop on a Saturday […]

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