Coffee, Dessert and Bakeries
BISOUS BISOUS PATISSERIE Dessert & Coffee. Specializing in a large variety of unique Frenchstyle pastries including French macarons, tarts, éclairs, croissants and cakes, Bisous Bisous’ original creations are made from scratch daily using the finest ingredients. A rotating selection of delectable offerings features seasonally inspired flavors. Chef/owner Andrea Meyer is a staple at White Rock Local Market and provides pastries and desserts to clients such as the Nespresso Café at Northpark Center and Ascension Coffee, and now has her very own store in the West Village. www.bisous-bisous.com. 3700 McKinney Ave., 214.613.3570. CAFÉ STRADA Global. A charming café seemingly picked right off of an Italian sidewalk, Café Strada serves up handmade gelato, panini, lattés and more. Located near the Joule Hotel, it’s the perfect place for a quick pick-me-up, coffee run or lunch on-the-go. 1520 Elm St., Ste. 107, 214.202.6485. EMPORIUM PIES American. The charming pie purveyor s known for cult classics like “Lord of the Pies” and the salty-meets-sweet Smooth Operator, but there’s almost always something new in the oven depending on the season. A perfect gift for foodies or pot lucks, these pies are in high demand during the holidays. Multiple locations. www.emporiumpies.com.
FLUELLEN CUPCAKES American. A dessert mecca in DFW, Fluellen Cupcakes in Frisco and downtown Dallas is known for its signature flavors like snickerdoodle, banana pudding and German chocolate, as well as staples like red velvet, wedding cake and strawberry that are almost too pretty to eat. Open seven days a week, patrons can get their sweet fix with a cupcake or a cake pop, a tinier treat that’s served on a stick. Multiple locations. www.fluellencupcakes.com. 1408 Elm St., 469.248.0856; 2601 Preston Road, Frisco, 214.705.1100. HYPNOTIC DONUTS Bakery. Got a taste for something sweet and unique? Look no further than Hypnotic Donuts, offering up specialties like Jenny’s Evil Elvis, a mix of peanut butter, bacon, banana and honey. Looking to spice it up? Try the Mexico, a glazed donut with vanilla frosting, fresh jalapenos and Tabasco! www.hypnoticdonuts.com. 9007 Garland Road, 214.668.6999. OPENING BELL COFFEE Cafes And Coffee Houses. To call Opening Bell Coffee “just a coffee shop” would be selling it short. The hip gathering place in the basement of the historic Sears Roebuck building is part coffee shop, part restaurant, part wine bar and part event venue, with live music providing the soundtrack almost daily. Though the staff might not be able to offer financial advice, they can bring you a terrific latte or hot spice chai tea. www.openingbellcoffee.com. 1409 S. Lamar St., 214.565.0383. STEEL CITY POPS American. Beat the heat or top off a tasty meal with a refreshing sweet treat from Steel City Pops. With brick-and-mortar locations in Fort Worth, Dallas and Garland serving up fresh flavors like avocado and blueberry basil, as well as gourmet cookie pops like cookie brownie and strawberry shortcake, this is one popsicle stand you won’t want to ignore. Multiple locations. www.steelcitypops.com.