Lunch and a Legacy

At Neal’s Deli in Carrboro, Matt and Sheila Neal carve their own slice of culinary history.
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The Bakehouse

At The Bakehouse in Aberdeen, items like the black forest cake are a nod to owner Martin Brunner’s European heritage.
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Savannah Red

At Savannah Red in Charlotte, couples love it when servers ignite the caramel-bourbon sauce of the Krispy Kreme bread pudding at the table.
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Paul’s Pastry Shop

While Paul makes other delicious pastries, the glazed doughnuts remain the best sellers at Paul’s Pastry Shop in Burlington.
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Cheesecakes by Alex

At Cheesecakes by Alex in Greensboro, you can pick 12 different flavors to build your own cheesecake wheel.
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Bread of Heaven Bakery

Despite its name, there is no bread at the Bread of Heaven Bakery in Goldsboro — only sweet, mouthwatering creations like red velvet cake and pig-picking cake.
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Jimmie’s Sweets

Jimmie Williams bakes more than 200 varieties of his specialty pound cakes at Jimmie’s Sweets in Matthews.
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Mountain Pie Company

Merri and Bill Tyndall bake dozens of flavors of pie each day, including Blueberry Blintz, at the Mountain Pie Company in Hendersonville.
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The Sisters McMullen

Unfortunately, this dessert spot in Asheville is now closed. See our original post about them below and other North Carolina bakeries you should visit.
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Bailey Café

In the tiny town of Bailey at Bailey Café, the shelves are full of cakes unlike any others.
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