- Rotha (East Bay) – 1051 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA
- Arsicault (San Francisco) – 97 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco, CA
- Marvel Cake (South Bay) – 1614 W Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA
I won’t dare to mention pastry shops that bake monstrosities such as Cronuts, Croffle or Croffin (there must beat cosmic justice, Mr. Holmes went down.)I’ll take a minute to say a word about Bakesum (3249 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA), a French pastry / Asian flavor fusion that started in Berkeley during the pandemic, very close to where I lived and brought me a lot of joy when I needed most.
One other joint that I enjoyed very much was The Pie Society (2533 Seventh St, Berkeley, CA; suggested by my friends Nika and Jesse), which made delicious pies (their passion fruit pie was my favorite.)
Sadly, I’ll never get to enjoy their take on Cherry pie, and see how they compare with those served to Agent Cooper.