Glaze Will Return As a Sushi and Dessert Bar in Partnership With Sushi Sasa:
For lovers of baum cakes and great sushi, there are good news and good news. Which one do you want to hear first? Glaze Baum Cake Shoppe, has partnered with Sushi Sasa and will reopen as a sushi and dessert bar. The Japanese-inspired bakery owned by Heather Alcott closed on Saturday after one year in Congress Park. The doors will reopen early April with a new look and a menu that combines its...
From Macarons and Baum Cakes To Tea-Infused Specialties, Jodi Polson Joins Leaf & Crumb:
Pastry chef Jodi Polson, formerly of Glaze Baum Cakes that will close on March 1, is headed to a new bakery: Leaf & Crumb. Founded by Jennifer Akina in 2012, the bakery specializes in tea-infusesd wedding cakes and cupcakes.
"They won best cupcake in 5280 last spring and are getting some pretty good recognition for their wedding cake designs," says Polson. "I'm pretty excited to join their team!"
Glaze Baum Cake Shoppe, the Congress Park Bakery, Will Close on March 1:
If there is one thing stopping deep sadness from overwhelming those fond of Glaze Baum Cakes is that the bakery will be still be open until March 1st. After that, the one year old Congress Park sweet shop will turn off its famous Red Dragon oven and close its doors.
Matcha Baum Cakes, Macarons, Pumpkin Mount Baums, oh my: Q&A with Pastry Chef Jodi Polson of Glaze:
Jodi Polson is the executive pastry chef at Glaze Baum Cake Shoppe. Glaze is Congress Park's temple of baumkucken or Baum cakes as the bakery calls them. These cakes— with origins in Germany and a large following in Japan— are made in a specialty oven nicknamed the Red Dragon, where layer upon layer of batter is roasted on a spit. Glaze's spectacular oven is the only one of it's kind in North...