Milwaukee's best bakery, 2019

Published Oct. 25, 2019

We have a new winner in this category. But like the previous title holder, this year's champ is a long-lived Milwaukee favorite!


9 spots in the Milwaukee area to find king cake for Mardi Gras

Published Feb. 20, 2019

One of the elements born of Epiphany is the king cake, a sweet, circular pastry, cake or bread which is baked in the shape of a king's crown - and here's where you can find it. We've done the research for you and assembled this list of places where you can find (and pre-order) the cakes.


Milwaukee's best bakery, 2018

Published Oct. 25, 2018

Peter Sciortino's first opened it doors in 1947 and despite being sold in 1997, much of the bread, rolls, cookies and pastries are the same ones sold in 1947.


Simma's bakery is sold

Published Aug. 4, 2011

Simma's, the upscale Wauwatosa bakery known for its cheesecakes, wedding cakes and other goodies, has been sold. Mark Carollo, the owner of Greendale-based Croissant Etc., confirmed he purchased Simma's last week, adding that he will make no changes to the business.


Milwaukee's best bakery, 2008: Peter Sciortino's

Published Oct. 2, 2008

Peter Sciortino's Bakery, a Brady Street institution for decades, has little competition, according to readers, who again -- for the fourth year in a row -- voted it Milwaukee's best bakery. Everything is made from scratch daily, resulting in incredibly fresh baked good. Even typing about it is making us hungry ...