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Get your Turtle cupcakes this Saturday!

Cupcake Comeback for Canines

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Posted: August 24, 2015

What’s more fun than a weekend cupcake event? “Wag-wag…Why nothing!” says Turtle the dog. A puppy mill survivor, the cute as button pint-sized pouch, has a cupcake named in his honor. Sweet Retreat sponsored a cupcake fundraiser for Turtle when he was sick and need financial help. His tail to recovery is a long one, and many dog-loving thoughtful folks helped along the way. Now Turtle is turning two. He’s better. One look at his deep dark puppy eyes and […]

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Mendl’s Courtesan au Chocolat

Mendl’s Courtesan au Chocolat

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Posted: March 15, 2014

French pastry transforms into an edible object d’art in Mendl’s Courtesan au Chocolat. The regal name is befitting for a sculpted dessert with such a true European look and rich taste. Mendl’s Courtesan au Chocolat is a vision of a fanciful dessert from a child’s storybook tale. Would Cinderella have enjoyed such an opulent end to a meal? Three Layers of Lavishness Puffs of delicate light as air choux pastry come in three sizes that resemble a snowman turned baked […]

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True Love Tiramisu for Two

True Love Tiramisu for Two

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Posted: February 3, 2014

  Valentine’s Day gives the perfect excuse to dive into dessert decadence. Like a cake-cream-coffee-chocolate combination? Go ahead, fall in love with tiramisu. Tiramisu for Two Lunds and Byerly’s has a terrific tiramisu treat. Rich coffee-infused sugary Italian cake and cream flavor comes with all the trimmings, ready to go. Tiramisu for two has a catchy name that suggests this is a dessert to share with your sweetheart. In reality, Tiramisu for Two easily becomes a big splurge for one. […]

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Cocoa & Fig Open in Edina

Cocoa & Fig Open in Edina

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Posted: October 21, 2013

Edina has more cake than ever. Cocoa & Fig opened a store in the Yorkdale Shoppes by Southdale in mid-October. The new location is a sister to the original retail outlet at Gaviidae Common in downtown Minneapolis. The Edina shop and catering center features a top-quality, made from scratch, dessert selection that goes beyond cake. It’s like being a kid in the sweet factory showroom. Decadent desserts, rainbows of pastels and glittery touches adorn every turn similar to a fashion-forward […]

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Sun Street Breads for Breakfast and Lunch

Sun Street Breads for Breakfast and Lunch

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Posted: April 15, 2013

  Simple foods made from scratch bring crowds to Sun Street Breads. A slight southern accent of flavors, spread with a generous layer of community charm pulls everything together. This is a place where neighbors meet neighbors. In recent years, Nicollet Avenue South has undergone a culinary Renaissance from the urban business core of Minneapolis down to the upscale residential district of Tangletown. Sun Street Breads is a key player in this cultural food movement that emphasizes tasteful quality.   […]

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Cupcake Fundraiser for Franco

Cupcake Fundraiser for Franco

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Posted: March 27, 2013

Cupcakes of Kindness Kindness to animals runs deep for some people. When Robin Johnson heard about the plight of Franco the pit bull, she put her 50th and France cupcake shop into action. “I just had to do something,” said Johnson who has a few rescue dogs of her own. A Friday Fundraiser for Franco Sweet Retreat Cupcake Boutique is holding a fundraiser on Friday, March 29, for Franco. On this special day, a cupcake dedicated to the dog will […]

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Kingfield-Fulton Winter Market Melting Away Winter Blues

Kingfield-Fulton Winter Market Melting Away Winter Blues

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Posted: January 27, 2013

It almost seemed like spring. Typically, the parking lots at Bachman’s Lyndale only get completely inundated during planting season, but not this year. An enthusiastic crowd not only filled the parking lot but the rafters of Bachman’s gardening supply sales area for a special winter farmer’s market event, dubbed as, “Fresh from the Freeze.” Throngs of cabin fever ailing farmer’s market devotees came. Never mind the cold, ice and gray of the day, when the Fulton-Kingfield community gets wind of […]

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Lunds Grocery Shopping and Crème Brûlée

Lunds Grocery Shopping and Crème Brûlée

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Posted: December 8, 2012

An otherwise ordinary grocery shopping errand can sparkle even during the busy holiday season. A delight in the unexpected makes a food experience truly memorable. The Edina Eater did not wander into Lunds grocery store at 50th and France with crème brûlée in mind. The dessert was not on the grocery list. But the best made plans can change fast with a grocery cart in hand. The Christmas glitter of the dessert case in the bakery section was just too […]

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