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SusieCakes Opening Saturday, Sept 23 with Grand Opening Celebration in FW’s Westbend

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SusieCakes’ Founder, Susan Sarich, grew up in Chicago where she was called Susie by her two beloved grandmothers, Mildred and Madeline. Every day Susie would come home from school to enjoy her grandmothers’ company over a glass of milk and a fresh baked treat. This daily baking ritual and special time together in the kitchen left a lasting impression.

When Susie grew up to become Susan and moved to the West Coast, she brought along her grandmothers’ carefully recorded recipes on handwritten 4×6 cards. The pure and simple connection those recipes fostered helped Susan form SusieCakes bakeries to share her experience with others. Through SusieCakes, Susan honors Mildred and Madeline: both in her dedication to their baking traditions, and her commitment to providing women with progressive careers in the food and hospitality industry. Continue reading

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SusieCakes Opens in Plano October 29th

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SusieCakes, an all-American, home-style bakery, will open its second Texas location in Plano’s Preston Towne Center at 4909 W. Park Blvd on Saturday, October 29.

The company specializes in an array of sentimental dessert favorites made from scratch using fresh, simple ingredients by on-site bakers. SusieCakes founder Susan Sarich says, “ If you can’t spell it, we don’t bake with it. Just like our grandmothers, we do not use any mixes, artificial preservatives, high-fructose corn syrups or trans-fats in our products. We bake our products from scratch using only the freshest and finest natural ingredients, including European-style butter and Guittard chocolate.   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Vice Cake at Ida Claire

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We visited Ida Claire this week, which just opened recently in their beautiful location in Addison, and we will share our first look in tomorrow’s edition of craveDFW. But we are still ecstatic about the desserts prepared by corporate pastry chef Sarah Lewis.

Chef Lewis prepares all the pastries for the company that owns such restaurants as Whiskey Cake, Mexican Sugar, The Ranch in Las Colinas and even Velvet Taco.  Ever had that Red Velvet cake at Velvet Taco? That is a Lewis cake.   Continue reading

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Meet Pastry Chef Sarah Strain From “Eat My Cake”

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Meet Sarah Strain who owns Eat My Cake. Sarah makes cakes. Seriously super delicious cakes that are too beautiful to eat, but when you do there is little regret. To say Sarah is more artist than pastry chef would be demeaning, because she excels at both. You can’t find her cakes in any shop, for now the pastry chef works out of her professional studio in Exposition Park and takes orders via email and Facebook.

This may seem unusual, but it works for Sarah. And it works for her clientele who come back for more, even conjuring up occasions to celebrate with her cakes. She has been operating her business for two years and worked as a party chef for seven.  Continue reading

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Trinity Groves Cake Bar Opening In September

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Cake Bar is coming to Trinity Groves. The new shop is located next to Kate Wesier and is scheduled to open the first week in September. You will be able to buy some pretty delicious cakes by the slice in this adorable setting. The pastry chef/ owner is Tracy German. Think southern recipes wit very similar hospitality.   Continue reading

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Empire Baking Company Now Offering Pastries

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One of our very favorite bakeries in Dallas is Empire Baking Company owned by the very talented Meaders Ozarow. The bakery does the majority of its business wholesale to local restaurants, but they also have a store front located in Inwood Village just off Lovers Lane.  Continue reading

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