The Rolling Pin Bakeshop: A Taste of France Right in the Heart of Five Points

The glass case was nearly empty. Gone were the Danish, bread, croissants, and a good portion of the cakes I'd read about only an hour ago. Disappointment set in quickly and the clerk at the counter noticed right away. "I'm sorry," he said with a polite shrug. "We had a pretty busy day and went … Continue reading The Rolling Pin Bakeshop: A Taste of France Right in the Heart of Five Points

Sun Sand and Surf: Why You Must Chow Down at Crabby Chris Beachside BBQ

I'm usually quite content with an ice-cold Corona, the warm sun overhead, and a nice view of the ocean right in front of me. Add some tasty barbecue to that and it's just a little slice of heaven, which is exactly what I got at Crabby Chris Beachside Barbecue and Sweets. Well, after waiting three … Continue reading Sun Sand and Surf: Why You Must Chow Down at Crabby Chris Beachside BBQ

Cakery Creation & The Workings of a Cake Wars Champion

I tend to throw planning and agendas out the window when it comes to road trips because it always leads to great memories and new experiences. On this trip to Ormond Beach again, however, I broke with tradition simply for the fact that it was absolutely necessary to visit Cakery Creation. Here's why. Two years … Continue reading Cakery Creation & The Workings of a Cake Wars Champion

Donnie’s Donuts, Sweet Spot of Ormond Beach: Why You Should Visit

I'm a big fan of donuts, something you may already know if you've read my previous posts. But if you missed it, I'll say it again. Cake donuts and yeast donuts. Jelly, sugar, glazed, and powdered donuts. Bear claws, fritters, twists, chocolate, Bavarian creme, Cruller, French Cruller, Long Johns, old-fashioned, fancy, and donut holes. I … Continue reading Donnie’s Donuts, Sweet Spot of Ormond Beach: Why You Should Visit