Croissant: Patrick’s Bakery & Café

About the Store Patrick’s Bakery is a store with multiple locations, first opened in 2002, which offers French and French-like fare from baked goods to meals. It has two locations right now; I remember there being more a few years ago. The Croissant The croissants at Patrick’s Bakery are mostly straight with a medium length, … Read more

Croissant: Rustica Bakery

About the Store Rustica Bakery & Cafe is, as the name implies, a bakery and coffee shop in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area. It has two stores: one in St Louis Park, and one opened more recently in Edina. I was first brought there in 2018/19, but rediscovered it a few years later when seeking … Read more

Croissant: Black Walnut Bakery

About the Store Black Walnut Bakery is a small bakery and cafe in Minneapolis that started at a Farmers’ Market, moved to a pop-up model, and finally established a more permanent location in 2020. The Croissant The croissants from Black Walnut Bakery are straight with a medium-high peak. There’s a staircase effect from where the … Read more

Croissant: La Boulangerie Marguerite

About the Store La Boulangerie Marguerite, formerly PJ Murphy Bakery, is a small bakery in Saint Paul, MN that claims to have been open over 100 years. I visited The Croissant The croissants at La Boulangerie Marguerite have their ends curved completely inward, at which point they fuse with the main body of the croissant. … Read more

Croissant: Sun Street Breads

About the Store Sun Street Breads is a bakery and cafe in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The owner says “We are an artisan bakery and cafe, offering made-from-scratch breads, pastries, rolls, cookies and treats, as well as a full hot breakfast and lunch menu.” It opened while I was living in the area, around 2011 if I … Read more