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A Detroit Local's Bakery Recommendations
Secret Bakery
In Ferndale, baker Maxwell Leonard sells French country loaves, baguettes and sweets. He also offers pastries of the week that tend to sell out quickly.
Give Thanks Bakery
With three locations around the city, this bakery sells European-style breads and pastries. They also use good ingredients and keep a focus on nutrition.
White Wolf
This Clawson bakery specializes in bread, pastries, and plated desserts inspired by Japan’s culinary style. It combines French techniques with a Japanese aesthetic.
Warda Pâtisserie
Algerian pastries sit with French quiches and choux pastries, Russian honey cake, and Italian maritozzi. Each pastry is made from scratch with attention to detail.
Sister Pie
This bakery sells pies alongside large cookies, muffins, scones, and egg-topped galettes. The pies come in a selection of seasonal flavors made with local ingredients.