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1. Tiny Chefs

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24 reviews
Tiny Chefs
Location
5
Prices
5
Classes
5
Facilities
5
Teachers
5

Schedule: Open 24 hours

Telephone: (301) 841-7395

Guy: Culinary school


Review: Their website mentions cooking classes and kids

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Linda Brown: I cannot express how pleased I was with my grandson's experience with Tiny Chefs. The atmosphere was welcoming and friendly at Dawson's Market. Natalia (the instructor) was bubbly and full of energy. She made the experience fun as the children cooked. My grandson is an aspiring Masterchef Junior so he had a GREAT time!! We will be going back. I appreciate the experience.
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Julya Fridman: I invited Tiny Chefs to conduct a cooking class at my home in CT for my daughter’s birthday party. She and all 11 of her 4-10 year old guests greatly enjoyed the party! In fact, after the class was over, my daughter requested to do it again next year. For 2 hours, two Tiny Chefs staff members were working with the kids, allowing adults (parents) some time to catch up and the best part was that the kids got to enjoy their own creations at the end. I would highly recommend Tiny Chefs!
Response: Awesome, thank you much!

Lauren Barber: I cannot say enough positive things about Tiny Chefs. My son came home so enthusiastic about cooking. He insisted on making an entire meal including dessert for the entire family. The employees couldn't have been more friendly and were so helpful to the children in addition, it was very well run. We will definitely sign up for another class!!!
Response: Thank you so much for your comments and will look forward to seeing your son again!!

Kristina Woo: I signed my son up for a summer camp hosted by tiny chefs. He really loved it, and he is one to do something one day and not want to return the next; but this time he kept wanting to go back!! He had confidence in the things they taught him and was excited to share! I will definitely be sending him to more classes hosted by Tiny Chefs!
Response: Yes! We love to inspire. Thank you for your post!

Suzy Ghannam: Wonderful experience! We had a birthday party for my 9 year old and it was loved by all! The girls really felt proud of their work and enjoyed every moment. I had ZERO to worry about! Tiny Chefs did an amazing job! Would highly recommend for those who want a worry-free event!
Response: Thank you very much!

Bethany Clemmons: My 7 year old daughter absolutely loved this program. She enjoys cooking, so we enrolled her in an after-school Tiny Chefs class, and ahe came home every tome bouncing-excited about what she'd made. We also get the recipes through email, so they can make their favorites again at home. Thanks!

Carolyn Fruzzetti: My daughter really enjoys the Tiny Chefs camps. The curriculum is well-planned and the staff is professional. I am a culinary school graduate and am pleased with the educational and fun cooking environment (where they clean up their own mess!).
Response: Thank you for your comments! We really appreciate the time you took to provide us with feedback. We look forward to seeing your daughter at a future event!

Elise Kohan: Tiny Chefs came into our school to teach our students how to make a healthy meal without using electricity. The students learned that they can create a meal for themselves when their parents are not home. This cooking experience fostered their creativity and teamwork skills. Our Chefs came into the classroom with experience and behavior management skills. I will definitely book Tiny Chefs again to use for our school's Cooking Term.
Response: Thank you so much for your awesome review!

Thomas Page, Jr: My 10 year old loved it- evidently one of her favorite summer camps- ever! Had to order her to bring some of her efforts home as she kept eating everything she made; and what she brought back was delicious! She now wants to go to more baking and cooking based camps.
Response: I love this, very exciting to hear and our personal goal is for our campers to be inspired. Thank you for sharing.

tom parkins: My 3 year old daughter likes pizza and chocolate pudding so I signed us for up for the Tiny Chefs "Pizza & Dirt with Dad" event at Mamma Lucia’s in Bethesda. The online ad looked good and even included a video of kids making & baking personal size pizzas at their events. So I paid the $60 event fee and went to Mamma Lucia’s on Father’s Day. We quickly learned that the ‘pizza’ was actually a small, cold, flour tortilla with raw toppings; that’s right, unbaked ‘pizza’ at an Italian Pizza restaurant. While sitting at the table in disbelief with other parents, I double checked the Tiny Chefs website on my cell phone. After scrolling thru the ad again, the word “pizza” appeared 7 times and at the very bottom of the ad in small print it did say “Pizza, Pizza Roll Up” however there was no mention of an ‘unbaked’ pizza product. My daughter took two bites and threw it away. I mentioned our dissatisfaction to the instructor at the event and she said that ‘she just works there but she would tell management.’ Not confident that would happen, I sent an email to Tiny Chefs management, not something I wanted to do on Father’s Day. Needless to say, after receiving six patronizing emails from them over the next few days, I was informed that they decided to offer an ‘unbaked’ pizza product for safety reasons but chose not to disclose that in their ads; that is misleading! So I googled images of ‘Pizza Roll Ups’ and all of the pictures show baked pizza roll ups. But management dismissed that and felt that $60 was reasonable for a cold, flour tortilla with raw toppings. Really??? So to appease me, I was offered a coupon good towards a future purchase of another Tiny Chefs event worth $30. And risk putting myself through another experience like this with misleading advertising, overpriced ‘pizza’ (or similar food product) and receive yet more dismissive communications from their corporate office? No thank you. So parents, Buyer Beware of Tiny Chefs. Read the fine print & ask questions before purchasing because they don’t offer a customer satisfaction guarantee; and once they have your credit card number, your money is gone. Avoid the disappointment, misleading advertising, overpriced food, unscrupulous business practices and aggravation in dealing with a condescending management team. I just discovered that Wegmans offers a kids cooking class for $10 where you get a large, hot pizza – imagine that! Caveat Emptor!
Response: Thanks for your review Tom. We always aim to please our kids and parents and know you were sadly disappointed with the menu option. We have implemented a customer satisfaction guarantee and hope you will return to a future Tiny Chefs event!

2. Cozymeal Cooking Classes

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Cozymeal Cooking Classes
Location
5
Prices
5
Classes
5
Facilities
5
Teachers
5

Address: 1300 I St NW #400e, Washington, DC 20005

Schedule: Open 24 hours

Telephone: (202) 905-2991

Guy: Culinary school


Review: Their website mentions kids cooking classes

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Valerie Damond: Last night twelve members of my family experienced a truly remarkable Spanish dinner. Chef Greg presented us with a very relaxing and utterly delicious meal. Every course was beautifully displayed and clearly constructed with the best ingredients. He and his helper served us and left the kitchen immaculate. If you would like to experience an expertly crafted Spanish cuisine, I highly recommend Chef Greg.

D H: I had my Cozymeal event today. I have never participated in an online cooking class before, and I must say it was great! My daughter and I took the class making the Chinese dumplings with Chef Li. Chef Li was great and while making the recipes really gave good information on the Chinese culture and the different types of substitutions to use in the event you are not able to get a specific ingredient. She made suggestions regarding kitchen utensils and made sure that all of us were on track with her during her instruction. My only difficulty was with the recipes being in grams and not in US measurements. It would be nice to have both listed. I live in a very rural area and this option of online cooking classes is such a welcome experience. I would definitely take another class!!

Benjamin Bowden: Really enjoyed having Chef Tiffany cook for my girlfriend and me. Great food, great conversation, and a generally excellent evening. One note: she arrived 45 minutes prior to the scheduled arrival time, when nobody was home. Her early arrival was a positive, as the meal took a few hours to prepare, but Cozymeal should communicate better with the clients about true arrival time. Bottom line: Tiffany provided an excellent French meal, all cooked from scratch, with fresh ingredients. Moreover, there were leftovers! Really looking forward to my next Cozymeal experience.

Alison Ponzi: We had an evening full of freshly made pasta, bruschetta, and bread pudding with Chef Tiffany. I bought a KitchenAid mixer last year with the pasta attachment, and she was open to teaching me how to use it. She also worked with us on our likes/dislikes allowing us to choose a different appetizer. All in all it was a successful night with great food, company, and conversation.

Grace Morrissey: I loved the class. Chef Li's technique was easy to understand. I just need to practice more. I am making the dumplings again this week. They were delicious. The cabbage salad won a big spot in my heart..., I will make it often. Looking forward to do another class with Chef Li

Steven Sacks: Positive: Communication, Professionalism, Quality, ValueMy girlfriend and I took the Festival of Indian Flavor with Chef Manjiri. It was such a wonderful experience - she clearly explained the agenda for the class, told us about herself, explained all the ingredients, and then helped us through all four recipes with both laughter and fun. What a great time!

Theano Kampani: Really enjoyed having Chef Greg cook for my husband and me. Great food, and great conversation!We highly recommend Chef Greg and his Spanish dishes. The star of the menu was the dessert for us :)

Kathleen Norwood: This was a wonderful experience. Chef Gustavo was a delightful host and instructor He shared knife and preparation tips as well as the history of the food. The food was muy rico and we came away with many tips to make prep easier and food tastier for making a yummy paella as well as other dishes. Chef Gustavo created a welcoming, warm and relaxed evening. Thank you, Chef Gutavo!

Jeanne Liu: We took the Festival of Indian Flavors class with Chef Manjiri and it was wonderful! She explained everything and her recipe was fast and not intimidating. What we made was so delicious and I can't wait to try out one of her other classes. Do not hesitate to book one of Chef Manjiri's classes!

Niki Holmes: We had an amazing experience with Chef Judith. Her recipes were easy; we had great company; and the Chef taught us some very useful techniques. --Plus--The food tasted so delicious!

3. CulinAerie

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42 reviews
CulinAerie
Location
5
Prices
5
Classes
5
Facilities
5
Teachers
5

Address: 1131 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Telephone: (202) 587-5674

Guy: Culinary school


Review: "Fantastic classes and staff. Well worth the investment."

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Ryan McGorty: Culinaerie is one of, if not, the most well-known recreational cooking school in the area. They offer a lot of different cooking instruction to aspiring cooking enthusiasts of all different skill levels. They have an online calendar that shows which classes are available and when. The classes book fast, so be ready to book if you see one you like. You can take individual classes on a class-by-class interest basis, or participate in a series of classes designed to improve your skills through a structured course. If you want to take a knife skills class, learn how to make Thai food, or even make tapas, they have a wide offering of options. The actual location consists of two instruction kitchens, with one being significantly larger than the other. The instructor leads the class through the cooking demonstration and there are overhead TVs and assistants in the room to help in case you need it. The instructor usually walks around while you are cooking/preparing food to give you tips. I went here for a date night cooking class and we had a very good experience. We learned a new recipe which we’ve cooked on our own at home. It is pretty expensive, but it made for a great experience.

Michael Alexander: We came here for my fiancé’s employer’s Christmas party. It was a fantastic! I love to cook and pursue it as a serious hobby. The instructor was great. She was patient with those who did not know techniques and gave pointers to those of us with working culinary knowledge. I will be planning a family function here in future.

M. Marzulla: We did the "Date Night: Craft Cocktails & Small Plates from Mexico City" with Eliza Gonzalez and it was fantastic! The instructions were easy to follow and the dishes were delicious! It was fun learning how to make the cocktails as well, and both instructors were super friendly and helpful! I definitely recommend signing up for one of the date night courses, it turned out to be one of the best dates we have had in a while!

Joanna Claustro: Attended a daytime class with my husband and we both had a wonderful time. The class is well organized and the menu was easy to follow -- which means we can try it again at home! The wine pairings were great (and constantly refilled!) and we were impressed by how delicious the meal turned out. We felt like professionals! We can't wait to return for another class!

The Cosmetology Coach: Positive: Communication, Professionalism, Quality, ValueI have just completed my first session of the Beginner's Series with Chef Susan Holt. I will forever use my knife the Chef way. My Wonter Vegetable Gratin was to die for....OMG...can't wait for the next session. Thanks for sharing your expertise with us.
Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful words! It was such a pleasure to have you in class, and we look forward to seeing you next week!

Mark H: We are extremely lucky to have CulinAerie here in DC. I've taken two courses--knife skills with Susan Holt, and four fabulous fish with Wendi James--and both were superb. Excellently designed, organized, and executed, with no shortage of humor and constant helpfulness. I came as a total novice and the combination of practical kitchen skills and great recipes has given me confidence to start making some of the dishes I so enjoy when made by the pros. Looking forward to the next one!

Brittany Gerig Campbell: We had a fantastic experience at the couples cooking and wine pairing class. High quality food, helpful assistants, and an instructor who was a former chef and really knew her stuff. Wine was free-flowing and we never felt rushed. Would definitely come back!

Gerrit Davis: This is a high quality service for a high quality price. I've had two really good experiences here. One suggestion (and reason for 3 stars instead of 5): do not buy a gift certificate to use if you will be in the area for less than a year. Class availability (especially in the winter) is *extremely* limited due to demand. Despite this fact, and even if your scheduled classes are cancelled, CulinAerie sticks to a rigid policy of no refunds on gift certificates.

Amanda Burkholder: We took a bread making class at CulinAerie and had a blast! The teacher was knowledgeable and clear. We made four different kinds of bread and got to take it home. The class took about three hours, which included instruction, mixing, kneading, and baking the bread. They served complimentary wine, coffee and tea during the class which was a great touch. We will definitely take a class from CulinAerie again!

Vanessa: Took a french macaron class over the weekend. It was actually a really fun experience! The macarons came out so much better than I anticipated! I thought for sure we would bomb the recipe. What makes this experience fun is sitting at the same table with fun friendly people :) The chef was good, though a bit curt. The staff that was helping was really nice. I would definitely come back to do this again. Great date night idea, or something fun to do with friends.

4. Cookology Culinary School

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35 reviews
Cookology Culinary School
Location
5
Prices
5
Classes
5
Facilities
5
Teachers
5

Address: 4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM

Telephone: (703) 433-1909

Guy: Culinary school


Review: Their website mentions kids cooking classes

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Deserae P.: It was a pleasant experience. I did a dinner adult class. The entree item was shrimp risotto. I personally do not cook that much and the chef instructor made me feel great! He explained the only difference of us the professional and they cook over and over. He explained how properly cut and how to add your personal touch. I really felt confident after class. For adults you could get some nice rose. It all was very nice. I would so come again.

T. Pope: Wow. This was a great experience for my daughter. She got to go hands on and be taught and guided by trained chefs. You just don't get that from youtube videos.

Eleatia Goines: Chef Dave was great! Had patience with the newbies and gave good explanation about the meal prep. Knife lesson, seasoning your food, quick meal plan, and meat selection was a plus. The outcome of today's lesson was great. Not great as Dave but after today's lesson, he gave me the confidence to start making meals with fresh ingredients. #Dave #Tosada Thanks E

john yembrick: We purchased a certificate for a Cookology kids birthday party at our preschool auction on May 6, 2021. Our daughter’s birthday is May 4. When we contacted them on April 18 to book the party, I noticed that it expired on April 1, 2022. We contacted them by email asking if they would please still honor their donation to the preschool, even though we were a little late in contacting them, and our daughter’s birthday happened after the expiration. They replied asking for the certificate and how old my daughter was. After several follow up emails and two voice messages, their manager, Kori, called me on May 4, my daughter’s actual birthday, to say she regrettably could not honor it. I was surprised they wouldn’t be more flexible. Kori offered to redeem the certificate, but would still charge us $317 for a service fee not referenced on the certificate and for the increase in food cost. This was supposed to be a donation, not a break even endeavor. If you don't want to give, then don't. I told the manager I needed to consult with my wife, as I was very disappointed in the conversation, tone and poor customer service from this company. My wife called back to ask some clarifying questions, as she still wanted to have the party there, shortly after and was treated very poorly by Kori, who raised her voice and belittled her. I understand we contacted them after the certificate expired. That’s on us, but that is no excuse for the abysmal treatment. At the end of the day, this was supposed to be a fun birthday cooking class for kindergarteners from a preschool donation. We were really looking forward to it. Instead it turned into a contentious battle. My six-year-old daughter thought she was having her birthday party at Cookology, but we will never patron there. Just be nice. It's not hard.
Response: Wow. This is not at all what happened. We contacted you several times—from April 18 to today—we the have the emails to prove it. Unfortunately what we explained today was the value of the party was no longer the cost for the party. Prices for food and labor have skyrocketed and we simply asked if they could cover the difference which was $318. The value of the silent auction was $350 for a party of 10 kids, which they only donated $250. Making their outlay for the party only $568, where our prices start for that age group start at $65 per person. So for 10 kids they still were getting a discount. We explained so many times that we needed to cover expenses. We were not making money off of this party. We did everything we could but were met with very angry individuals who could not see our logic or reasoning.

Bryan Schonhaut: I've gone here twice - both times I did the cake decorating class and both times have been very enjoyable. Depending on the day, you may be paired with only a couple other people or 15, really depends on how popular the course is. Both times I had a solid instructor, the instructor for the smaller class was definitely more attentive but, that's understandable given the second class had closer to 15 people attending. I liked that they had a bar where you could get drinks while you cooked and the atmosphere was very laid back, fun and casual. Only grievance I have is the price. For the cake class, it was $65 and it tends to vary greatly depending on what class you're attending and what you're making. That being said, at this price, it's definitely more of a special occasion type event. That being said, it was still a ton of fun.

Jada M: Service was horrible, the instructor teaching us had limited communication and was not paying attention to us. We had to make the macaroons by our selves. They were helping everyone one else but us ours didn’t come out good because they didn’t help us. She said our macaroons were perfect and took them out early causing them to mess up. The instructor was rude and short, seems like she did not want to be there we had limited amount of hands on instruction if you want hands on instruction this is not the class for you. They show once and get irritated when questions are asked. If you are a beginner this this institution is not good for you.
Response: You showed up 45 minutes late for your class. We made the mistake of allowing you to participate. Your girls were not at all interested nor did they participate nor did you participate. The chefs and sous chef had to pretty much do everything for you. It’s still confusing as to why you would even expect us to be able to do more than we did we basically took the class for you.

Ashley Whimpey: My partner and I attended the Early Valentine's Day Italian class and it was one of the TOP TEN best things I've done in my whole life. I have always been interested in cooking/baking, but never been particularly gifted at it. Having an entire professional kitchen as well as personal step-by-step guidance (plus wine...) made this so much fun we ended the night already looking at other classes to take. I cannot recommend this experience enough!

Emily Banks: I highly recommend Cookology virtual cooking classes! My local cooking classes were canceled due to the pandemic. I was in search of a semester type class where we learned the fundamentals of cooking over the course of a few weeks. The virtual Cookology Bootcamp was exactly what I was looking for- 4 weeks, twice a week, and you make a full meal by the end of the class. It was awesome, I learned so much, and my overall cooking has improved significantly. Chef Greg was very knowledgeable and patient, and I really liked that you could ask him questions as you cook. The customer service is excellent as well, I had some cooking related questions outside of class and they were always prompt to answer. I am looking forward to the second part of this virtual boot camp, and highly recommend Cookology to anyone looking to improve their cooking skills! You don't need to be local :)

Stephanie Safro: Positive: Communication, Professionalism, Quality, ValueFun way to share an evening. Learned a few things. Made my meal and got to eat while we cooked and took the rest home. Chef Renee was a lot of fun. Food was good. Location was easy to get to with Orange line Metro. We were able to remain socially distanced for others who took same class. Would go there again.

Roshy K: I booked a Halloween treats making class for my kiddies (ages 10 and 5) on Halloween day, and loved everything about the class! My kids got to make whoopie pies, hot cocoa, and pumpkin shaped rice krispy treats. I enjoyed that each family's table was spaced out and the ingredients were all pre-measured out and ready for us. The chef instructor went at the perfect speed and ensured all were following along before moving along to the next step. And, the treats turned out super delicious!! We even had some extra whoopie pie batter that we were able to take home with us. My children have been asking to return ever since.

5. Together We Cook

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25 reviews
Together We Cook
Location
5
Prices
5
Classes
5
Facilities
5
Teachers
5

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM

Telephone: (202) 841-1349

Guy: Cooking class


Review: "My kids have always loved attending Mari's classes and yesterday ..."

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Cristina Padrao: My daughter had classes with Mari in the past and loved it. We didn’t attend many more classes because Mari’s cooking studio is far from where we live. With the pandemic, I had the idea to ask Mari to do a virtual birthday party cooking class to celebrate my daughter’s birthday and it was a total success. Everybody loved and had a great time (kids and adults!). the recipes she taught us how to make were all super delicious! Thank you Mari for making Gabi’s party so special.
Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, Cristina! It was a pleasure to be part of your family's special celebration and see all those happy faces cooking together! ; )

Amanda Willhite: We love Ms. Mari!!! She is amazing with children. We’ve done two cooking classes with her and this last one, all three of my girls were able to do it and had a blast. We plan to do many more. In fact, tonight they made the meal they learned for my husband and me. It was delicious! I love how she teaches them how to create healthy delicious food that otherwise my girls wouldn’t touch. One of my daughters is autistic and Mari is extremely patient and understanding with her. I can’t speak enough wonderful things about her and her classes. Let your kids give it a try and you can benefit when they cook at home for you!
Response: Thank you for your most wonderful review, Amanda! So important, especially during these challenging times. I’m glad to hear that the girls cooked at home! 😍

Jennifer Hole: Our Brownie troop had a wonderful experience at Together We Cook. Multiple times throughout the class different girls remarked how much fun they were having. Every single girl tasted at least one new kind of food and many of them were shocked and amazed to learn how delicious egg salad can be! Mari organized a class for eleven 8-year-old girls, at the end of a school day. The girls were full of energy (as always!) and Mari was patient, kept the class moving forward beautifully, and kept everyone engaged. We worked towards the "Healthy Snacks" badge and the girls and their parents were all very pleased with the experience. My two children (I also have a 6-yr-old son) have both thoroughly enjoyed classes at Together We Cook. They have grown in confidence in the kitchen and feel very proud of the skills they have learned with Mari. They have tried new foods during each class and my daughter, after learning to make Apple Galettes in class, recreated them for our extended family last Thanksgiving. The classes are small, Mari has a beautiful calm presence with kids, and her love for teaching about healthy, delicious food is apparent. I highly, highly recommend her classes!!!
Response: Thank you so much for the excellent detailed review, Jennifer! I'm glad that everyone had a wonderful experience. : )

Liza Karina Agudelo: My kids have always loved attending Mari's classes and yesterday we had the first "virtual" class via zoom! It was a lot of fun! We loved how we received all the ingredients/supplies list in advance so we could be prepared. A delicious and easy menu to prepare for brunch. Thank you Together We Cook!!

Sophia S: My son has taken 3 workshop classes (two in person and once virtually) with Mari now and he loves every experience! He's baked biscuits, made pizza from scratch and prepared celery soup. The ingredients aren't many, the techniques aren't difficult, and best of all, it's given my son a full appreciation of food and cooking!

Kelly B: Mari's love of children and cooking shines through in each of her classes and camps. My daughter loved her first cooking camp so much that it was the only camp that she even asked about going to the following summer. She also tried new food, eagerly talked about showing me her new skills in the kitchen, and wants to help cook "her" recipes at home. As a parent of a child with food allergies and dietary restrictions, Mari has also made it incredibly easy for my daughter to participate. I cannot say enough good things about these classes and camps!
Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such detailed review of Together We Cook, Kelly! Much appreciated. : )

Kyra J: We had our 5th grade junior Girl Scout troop earn their cooking badge today. Mari was great. The girls were engaged. They Used math to plan nutritionally balanced meals. Most of all they had fun.Would highly recommend Mari’s cooking class.
Response: Thank you so much, Jacqueline for taking the time to write a review, Jacqueline! Much appreciated.

stephanie birdwell: We loved Ms. Mari’s class. Our kids attended both in person and online (she manages the online format very well) she’s great with the kids, keeps everyone focused, on task and incorporates science and very practical skills into each session. Our entire family really enjoyed the delicious croque madames along with the yummy salad. A simple, but impressive meal.

Lara Chapman: Mari covered every detail, and our kids had an exceptional time! We had 5 kids (celebrating a 6-year-old's birthday) and the kids loved the entire experience of making fresh ravioli from scratch, playing a food-related game, and of course enjoying eating their delicious work. We look forward to returning for future classes! This is perfect for homeschoolers too, as Mari can work with different times of the day/week.
Response: Thank you so much for leaving a review, Lara! I'm so glad everyone had a wonderful experience. : )

J Vyas: Awesome cooking classes for kids. We did one cake baking and decorating class and one pasta-making birthday party. The owner, Mari, is extremely patient with kids. She explains larger cooking concepts (e.g. what to do if you put too much salt or liquid into a recipes). Close to the beltway location with plenty of parking makes getting to classes easy. Highly recommend!
Response: Thank you so much! : )

6. Pastry Codex

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11 reviews
Pastry Codex
Location
5
Prices
5
Classes
5
Facilities
5
Teachers
5

Address: 11910 Parklawn Dr # O, Rockville, MD 20852

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 9AM

Telephone: (240) 474-6766

Guy: Bakery


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Core Fit Concepts: Chef Michael was incredibly patient and helpful In Teaching my daughter to become a mini pastry chef. Thank you !!!

Tanya A Royster MD: My teen daughter and I have take 4 classes with Chef Michael and Pastry Codex. My daughter said "each class gets better and better". You really can't go wrong whichever class you take. Chef Michael is expertly trained but teaches like just you and he are at home in his kitchen. He is warm and personable. He gives each student individualized attention so your product is a success. He wants you to take these skills back to your home kitchen. He instills in you the skills and the confidence to replicate again and again. Take a class (or two) with Chef Michael. You won't regret it!
Response: Thank you ladies,I sincerely appreciate you both!

Tracey M: It was such a fun class. Chef Micheal made the recipies so easy and gave me confidence that I can make them at home. I STILL can't believe I made Madeleins!!!! Thank you Chef Michael (and the amazing person who took me to his class 😉). Looking forward to another.
Response: Thank you Tracey, My pleasure hosting the class fr both you and David. I am glad you had fun!

Diana Greenhalgh: Chef Michael provided an informative, casual and enjoyable experience preparing foods that I was too intimidated to try myself. Having someone prepare in front of you and describe what he is doing and why was very helpful, as was being able to see how the dishes looked each step in the process (color and consistency). Sharing his professional tricks and secrets based on Chef Michael's experiences is a bonus. Now I have much more confidence to try these recipes at home.

RP D: This cooking class was tremendously fun and delicious! I took the beignets, cronuts, donuts and churros class. Wow!! I've had these dozens of times but to taste them freshly made was incredible!! Also, they seem intimidating on paper but Chef Michael walks you through step by step and you gain confidence as you go through and eventually see that you are able to make these on your own! This will be fun to make over the holidays with my family and friends! Chef Michael is not only patient and fun but truly knowledgeable and willing to share that knowledge so that you understand the art and science of making these delectable delights. If you've ever wondered how these yummies are made, wait no further and join this class! It easy, fun, and delicious!

Meredith Heatwole: Positive: Professionalism, Quality, ValueThe French pastry class was amazing! So informative with so many delicious desserts. Chef Michael was a great teacher and he planned an incredibly delicious menu. So much fun!

Brad Updegraff: Positive: Communication, Professionalism, Quality, ValueMichael was an amazing host! Very informative and personable. The macaroons were delicious and we left wanting more, will definitely be looking into his other experiences.

Tiffany Figueroa: Positive: Quality, ValueI attended the Donuts, Beignet and Cronuts class. It was a great experience and I learned a lot of new things and left with way too many leftovers. Looking forward to attending another class.

Ivona Cetinić: Positive: Communication, Professionalism, Quality, Valuewonderful experience. three of us did Mad Hatter tea party for friend's bday. it was perfect. and beautiful and yummi.
Response: Thank you Ivona, It was lovely hosting your class!

Georgia Lemberos: Awesome class
Response: Thank you Georgia

7. Sunflower Bakery

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25 reviews
Sunflower Bakery
Location
4.5
Prices
4.6
Classes
4.5
Facilities
4.5
Teachers
4.5

Address: 5951 Halpine Rd, Rockville, MD 20851

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM

Telephone: (240) 361-3698

Guy: Bakery


Review: "Muffins on Tuesday and cute cookies on Wednesday."

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Jules Polonetsky: Lovely baked items created by very special people. Spend your money and support independence and training for the employees. Gluten free options available.

Keli Dimari: I'm truly delighted at Sunflower Bakery's mission; to me, it's admirable that people try to be kind and provide the opportunity for others to grow and refine a skill, and I understand that making a place like this bakery requires a lot of guts and a ton of grit to achieve. Even for a place with a mission, if their food isn't amazing, it isn't enough. The main reason I went today was to see if it was tasty...if it was really delicious and amazing, because all the good intent in the world doesn't make food more tasty, and I have a severely-dairy-allergic (needs epi pen) 2-year-old that I was desperately trying to find a genuinely tasty birthday cake for. I was hoping this bakery would be yummy enough that it could become the bakery I get stuff from, for my extremely allergic and pretty durn picky kiddo. I purchased several items, just to get a baseline of things. It is a great little bakery, with a ton of but free, dairy free, and vegan options. The lemon bars and chocolate crackle cookie are excellent; I tested one chocolate cookie in my car, at a stoplight, and then pulled over at a gas station to eat four more. The chocolate cracked cookies are that good. They are extremely chocolatey, really decadent, like a brownie corners on the outside of the cookie, and the middle of the softest brownie ever on the inside of the cookie....if it weren't for the calorie count, I could polish off the whole container by myself. These are the best soft chocolate cookies I've ever had. There were so few left, I migrated them to a ziplock bag to save space. There were about thrice as many a few hours ago. They are perfect for coffee or tea. The lemon bars are also beautifully balanced; I can totally see why they are a crowd favorite. It has a thin golden brown crust that's a tiny bit chewy and very crumbly, and a really good filling. Unlike regular store-bought, or even those found at most restaurants, the filling in these lemon bars was not overly sweet. I prefer my lemon bars a bit more tart, but I'm also the weirdo that tends to double the lemon and lemon zest in most recipes. It was really, really good. If you get one item from Sunflower Bakery, and you're not allergic to and rather like lemon, I would strongly recommend the lemon bars. The challah bread was light and fluffy and had a nice bounce to it, the tahini cookies are very crumbly but a bit salty (is that normal?), but had a good sesame flavor. The macarons were surprisingly really good, considering the filling had no dairy at all. If you didn't tell me it had no dairy, I couldn't have told you there was anything unusual; well flavored, nice chewy texture, they were beautiful and there were four of each flavor. I loved them quite a bit. The berry lemon loaf was flavorful but a bit too sweet, and not enough lemon....would've liked a little more lemon zest or a little more berry flavor. Overall was just sweet and sort of average; not bad, because fresh baked goods are generally delicious....but it could be so much more, you know? I wish it were more flavorful. I wouldn't mind if they bumped up the price by a bit or reduced the size, if it had more flavor. The only thing I got that I really didn't like was the Almond Berry cake. For me, personally, it was way too sweet/overly sugary and didn't taste enough like almond or berries. They needed to intensify one or both flavors, and could probably cut the sugar in the icing by half. As it was, it was too in-your-face-sugar-coma-ish. We didn't finish it and ended up crumbling bits of the cake into homemade ice-cream...(we just reduced the sugar in the ice-cream recipe, instead). However, that could just be me....maybe that cake is intended for young kids and just had a lot of sugar in it. I don't know. It seemed sort of out of place compared to the tastes and textures of the other items I got. Overall, loved the bakery and definitely will go back again. This is definitely the bakery I'm getting the birthday cake from, and I'm sure we will be back many more times before and after.

Barbi Wood: Found this bakery through a blog recommendation and I'm so glad I did. I live in Kansas and had my order plus two other orders shipped to Missouri and Tennessee. Everything was great from beginning to end. Ordering online was super easy, all three shipments arrived on time and in great shape. The cookies are delicious!!! I'm very pleased with my purchases.

Jack Luxemburg: Though out of the way in an industrial part of Rockville, it is worth the trip. The baked goods are excellent even if the selection is somewhat limited. That the bakery is also a training and employment center for people with disabilities makes buying there doubly good. There are a range of products that are gluten free, vegetarian and maybe vegan.

Michael Shuman: Very good pastries and supporting a good cause.

Sydnye White: Sunflower Bakery nailed the individually wrapped treats for the school faculty and staff during Teacher Appreciation Week. Muffins on Tuesday and cute cookies on Wednesday.

Mary Eva RB: I placed an order through their website, and It came perfectly and delicious.I recommend them, not only because the bakery goods also because their mission.

Tatiana Harris: Love baking there so much fun.

Michael Palan: Excellent bakery with a great mission full of heart and deliciousness. It was Purim and needed hamantaschen, and luckily I stumbled upon Sunflower Bakery. Their ‘taschen were super soft and super yummy. They were better than my mother-in-law’s homemade ones. Shhhh don’t tell her. Can’t wait to return to try something new!

Anthony Schweiss: Amazing food and amazing people.! Give it a try

8. Sur La Table

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66 reviews
Sur La Table
Location
4
Prices
4
Classes
4.1
Facilities
4
Teachers
4

Address: 1101 S Joyce St Suite B-20, Arlington, VA 22202

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM

Telephone: (703) 414-3580

Guy: Cooking class


Review: "My kid is going here for cooking classes."

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Fonsetta Badger Brown: The cooking class was loads of fun. Pressure cooked short ribs, mushr!ooms risotto and cheesecake with caramel sauce.. The instructor was awesome!

Tatiana Padilla: Finally got to do a class in person after joining several virtual ones, we LOVED the experience! It was my Christmas gift to my mom and best friend, it was fun— delicious— and they couldn’t wait to try the recipes at home. Lots of hands on practice, PLENTY of food, and the chef+assistant we’re very engaged and kind. Excited to be back in two weeks for Italian steak night 😋 A few ways the class could be improved: —I ’ve grown up in the US since I was 5yoa, and even I had a bit of hard time understanding the prof. He spoke a tad bit fast/muffled. — offer BYOdrinks, we were sad to be drinking water with such a nice meal. — groups of 2-3 max per station so everyone has a chance to help with the prep. Our group of 3 had 2 stations and we felt that was PERFECT! Wouldn’t want to be 4 people to one station.

Erin McMenamin: The cooking class was extremely fun and informative. The staff and the chef were amazing gracious hosts. We cooked salmon, asparagus and a savory soufflé; all delicious. They took good care of us and I can't say enough good things! Highly recommend.

Rasha Sharif: Zero for customer service! The lady named Donna was terrible! She did not ask me for my email to add the amount I purchased toward my perks program. She was cold and did not hide her racism from the beginning! I love Sur la table but this was annoying. I want my perks added!! Edit: I love sure la table and I shop online ! This was my first time to stop at the store next door and I was disappointed :(

Alexis McCoy: I loved the cooking class (steak frites, 01May22) the instructor was very knowledgeable and provided tips for other meals with similar ingredients. Would love to do it again.

L. Charisse Davis: I was looking for some upscale corn holders. They did not have any like that. I started looking around at other things, like cloth napkins. They had some nice ones. But others appeared a bit shopworn (dirty) and were not marked down. I had a hard time swallowing the prices of the "new" ones, much less the shopworn ones that were the same prices. I guess made of linen in India costs more than made in China. 🤭 It is a beautiful store, both inside and out (loved the beautiful potted plants outside), and it does have some nice things--baking pans, appliances, kitchen tools, etc.--just not what I was looking for. Oh, and the staff was very pleasant and tried to be helpful.

Cynthia Davis: My friend and I came here for the pasta cooking class with Chef Scott. It was absolutely incredible we couldn’t stop talking about it all the way home. The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable and fun and all the food was delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed our girls night out and we will definitely be back for more classes!

Nizar Farsakh: Large selection of kitchenware and utensils . Mostly the high-end stuff better quality so pricey but they often have sales which makes things reasonably priced . This location also has cooking lessons right next door which are a lot of fun if you're into cooking.

Kyle D: The staff is friendly, helpful, but will let you shop if you want to alone. You can get really high end knives and cookware ($1600+) here!

Jay Empty: So much fun learning to make sushi tonight with Chef Cacchiitti and my table partner Adele.

9. Pizza University & Culinary Arts Center

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20 reviews
Pizza University & Culinary Arts Center
Location
5
Prices
5
Classes
5
Facilities
5
Teachers
5

Address: 10310 Southard Dr, Beltsville, MD 20705

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 9AM

Telephone: (301) 937-1003

Guy: Culinary school


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Robert McMahon: The experience that I recently had at the 3-day course, Pizza Business 101, exceeded my expectations. In just three days, we covered a wide range of topics from ingredients, proper techniques, equipment and basic business startup information. Obviously there is a lot to learn, but the course gave a real sampling of things to think about and processes to practice. I would highly recommend this course to anyone that wants to get started in the pizza business, or even someone that just loves making pizza and wants to understand the business side of things as well.

Ralph Riley: Amazing experience!! Everyone at Pizza University went above and beyond to make sure the atmosphere was supportive and collaborative. Jonathan Goldsmith, John Arena and Scott Wiener make a tremendous team. So glad I took the class.

Bobby Lang: Absolutely a phenomenal experience. Never knew how much there was I didn’t know about pizza! The entire course was full of passionate and very knowledgeable people that I will have in my network forever.

Alanna Cohen: I purchased the Pizza Wars tickets for a surprise birthday gift to my husband, and we went with a few other friends. We had a blast and would highly recommend this as an experience gift to anyone who enjoys pizza, cooking, and competition! No experience is necessary for this, and it would be the perfect party idea for any occasion, even for kids. Chef Sed was so accommodating, fun, and a great instructor through the process of rolling out the dough, guiding us through a few pizza-making tips and tricks, and helping us use the brick ovens. We learned a lot, had a ton of great laughs, and plan to go back again someday! And....the pizza was delicious! A great experience we'll remember forever.

Allison Birney: We had a great time! Chef Sed(?) took time to answer all of our questions and was the ultimate professional throughout the class. Making our own pizzas at the end was a nice touch. I would definitely recommend this class.

Brenda Leadley: Chef Sed is great! My friend and I had a wonderful time learning how to make pizza. We also got to eat our delicious creations! Chef Sed has a passion for pizza and was a kind and patient teacher. Highly recommend!

Eric MIller: Great experience, learning different traditional dough methods, recipe formulation, and of course the stretching and making of dough. Working with world class instructors and amazing Marra Forni Ovens!

Matt Hart: Personally, pizza is a way that I get to give love and happiness to the people around me. I've read books, practiced at home, and delved deep into as much culture online as possible. Through my own learning, I thought I had a pretty good understanding of the world of pizza. What this class has shown me, is I can read and study all I want, but nothing compares to actually being in the thick of it to really hone the craft. I still have a long way to go, but with this experience, I feel prepared and confident to embark on the next leg of my journey as a Pizzaiolo. Big thanks to not only the instructors, but especially Francesco, and the whole Marra Forni Team. Would absolutely attend again.

Bruce Marlette: Pizza University is well worth anyone's time and money. The knowledge that you will gain is invaluable for those in the pizza business. The level of teaching and expertise by Chef Leo will allow you to take your pizza to the next level.

Valentina Ossa: We had an amazing class with Chef Sed. My fiancé loved it! We made many delicious pizzas. Chef Sed prepared everything for us and the class was really fun and personal. I highly recommend taking classes with him at the Pizza University. He is just adorable!

10. Fran's Cake & Candy Supplies

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178 reviews
Fran's Cake & Candy Supplies
Location
4.7
Prices
4.8
Classes
4.7
Facilities
4.7
Teachers
4.7

Address: 10927 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22030

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM

Telephone: (703) 352-1471

Guy: Baking supply store


Review: "They have classes to teach cake making."

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Gary Connor: For a baker, this place has to be heaven on earth. Easy to find with plenty of parking, Fran's has every type of baking supply and equipment you can think of and will offer multiple choices. I'm not a baker but I am told the shop has everything you might need. The prices seemed high but if the family baker accompanied me to a DIY store, they would feel the same.

Clare Bolton: Frans has EVERYTHING you could possible need. Including cake decorating, cupcakes, cookies, molds. The employees walked up to me and asked if I needed help politely. Very amazing and was like a bakers heaven. Excited to come back!!
Response: Hello Clare, Thank you so much for the 5-star review!! We are happy to her you loved our store! I will make sure to pass the good compliments to our amazing staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thank you!

X: I have zero decorating experience but thought it would be fun to try. Chef Dawn taught this layer cake class on buttercream, fresh floral and gold drip. I’d never done piping or icing before but she was encouraging and I left with a pretty good final product. There was 8 in my class, 2 people per table. They provide all the supplies (cake, icing, spatulas, flowers, buttercream, gold, edging tools, etc), you create the product and take it home. Way more advanced classes if that is what you are looking for. They do seem to book out fast, so click all the way on the Event Bright info to make sure they aren’t sold out of the class you want. You get a discount on store products the day of your class. The two store employees (or owner/s?) were helpful and complimentary to us in the class.
Response: We are so glad you enjoyed the cake decorating class with Chef Dawn! Your cake looks amazing! We hope you have an opportunity to join us for another class soon!

Rochelle Whittall: I buy most of my supplies for cakes from here. I bought some stuff recently and they gave me a wrong product by mistake. I emailed the store to ask for a solution because it was urgent. It was about 1 hour drive so didn’t have a way of going back but a lady named Debbi immediately responded and said she will bring it to me the following day. She delivered it as promised. The store and the staff is great. I highly recommend buying products from here
Response: Hi Rochelle, We appreciate your business and your kind words! I am so sorry we made a mistake with your order. Thank you for giving us an opportunity to fix it for you! We hope the project you are working on is a huge success! Thank you!

Alicia Lamb-Moody: I love this store! They know me by name now, lol.All of the employees are always kind and helpful. I can always find just about everything I need for whatever I want to bake next. I especially love the variety of cookie cutters and chocolate/candy molds. Plus, I love the fact that it's not a chain store.
Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! And, THANK YOU, for giving us the opportunity to serve you. We love helping with and seeing all of your awesome projects!

Sharon Sacks: If you're looking for stencils, shapes for cake pops, custom colors, and every form of decorating this is the place. They do offer classes such as cake decorating as well. Knowledgeable place and friendly staff. You can go here as a home cook but this is more geared towards people who do this for a living. You will find anything you could possibly need.
Response: Hello Sharon, Thank you so much for the 5-star review!! We are pleased to know you enjoyed everything in our store. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you!

surabhi jain: One of the best stores in NoVa for cake supplies. What makes it stand out is the service. Shoutout to Nick who guided us very well. Very nice experience overall
Response: Hello Surabhi Thank you so much for you 5-Star review!! We are pleased to hear you liked our store and our staff! I will make sure to pass the good compliment along to Nick. Thank you! Hope to see you soon.

Ruth Vallejos: This store is amazing for all you need for baking, they got it, very friendly and helpful staff. Definitely going back every month. Love it.
Response: Thank you for your kind words! We love having an opportunity to help with your projects and can't wait to see what you create!

Felecia Moore: Nice, well supplied shop! Friendly staff!

Corrie M: I love Frans! So glad to have a bake supply shop in the area. Always well stocked and there is always someone willing to help you find something. Plus, they have a rewards program so you get even more when you buy from them!
Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! We are happy we can help with your projects!

11. Buttercream Bakeshop

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317 reviews
Buttercream Bakeshop
Location
4.3
Prices
4.3
Classes
4.4
Facilities
4.3
Teachers
4.3

Address: 1250 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Schedule: Temporarily closed

Telephone: (202) 735-0102

Guy: Bakery


Review: "Visitors for the day we sought out a pastry shop experience."

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Megan Barnes: The cake of my dreams was created by Tiffany at Buttercream. When we did our tasting I was blown away at how I would be able to choose as every flavor was better than the last. She did an incredible job pulling our English garden vibe together for a beautiful cake on our wedding day.
Response: Thank you so much Megan!! You were such a JOY to work with. We are beyond grateful for word full clients like you!!!

Elizabeth Meltzer: These cream puffs were THE HIT for our small backyard wedding reception! We had a cake (not provided by Buttercream), but, it was overshadowed by these delicious puffs. Everyone asked where we got them, and kept going back to get more or try to choose one with a different flavor (we had mocha and vanilla). These are unlike anything I've had from anywhere else - just absolute perfection. Having something fancy and unexpected like this really made our unconventional wedding feel a little more special. I even had a friend sneak several into my car so I would be sure to have a few as we drove away (because you can be sure that there were no leftovers!) Thank you Buttercream!
Response: Wowowow! What an amazing review. Thank you for taking the time to share this. Honestly, the cream puffs are a staff favorite so I'm happy you love them as much as we do. (Pro tip - be sure to try the birthday cake cream filled puffs when we *finally* re-open)

Jane L: I ordered a Best of Buttercream Box back in August. Just catching up with my review now. Quarantine inspired me to try a lot of local businesses and discovering pastry boxes was a fun twist on ordering takeout. Buttercream's Best of box is offered every few weeks in advance online and you don't know what's in it until a day or two before pick-up. You know there will be 6-7 pieces and it costs $37. Check out my photos to see what I got. All of the pastries I got were high quality, rich, and delicious. For me, however, they were too sweet. I split each piece with my Mom and I still couldn't finish any of them in one sitting. I would have preferred a lighter touch. I think other people would be completely in heaven, though. The ordering and pick up process is super quick and I loved that the chef actually handed me my box with some tips on storing.

Chels Owens: Looooooooove their cake and cupcakes! These people are top notch and make high quality baked goods, you will not be disappointed. I got a gorgeous unicorn cake from them that was a huge hit with my friends and I got myself a cotton candy cupcake that was the absolute best.

Tina P: First, the customer service was really good. I was running late for my pick up and it was not a problem, the girl I spoke with was very nice. The cupcakes were beautifully presented and tasted great. I ordered the gluten free elderflower lemon cupcakes with blackberry jam. My boyfriend has an allergy, so we've been on the hunt for really good gluten free cupcakes. These were light, fluffy and moist. Will shop there again for our pastry needs!

nitubw: This is my go to bakery for special ordering celebration cakes! Buttercream makes it easy to order online and provide ideas for specialty cakes. My older daughter loved her Wonder Woman cake! It was honestly looked almost too good to eat. Almost. She had her favorite flavor, S’mores. They made my younger daughter’s Moana dream come true with her birthday cake which also incorporated her favorite flavor: Vanilla cake with lemon curd and strawberry buttercream (despite it not being on their menu at that time). The cake was the right amount of sweet and the buttercream was fantastic. My husband had also purchased one of their peek-a-boo cakes (Elderflower soaked lemon cake with blackberry jam and vanilla buttercream) for my birthday. Let’s just say this family of four devoured it!

Kay Chevalier: I was in DC for the weekend and my Airbnb was close to the bakery; I’m too embarrassed to admit the number of times I stopped in to get another treat. Everything I tried was amazing! Like AMAZING!!! Their savory breakfast roll was super. The one I had was filled with egg, cheese, & sausage. The Queen Bee was flakey and soft and buttery and sugary, a perfect balance. Oh my, I want one just thinking about it. Ps.- their unicorn hot chocolate is adorable!

Mackenzie Jandernoa: Super cute and friendly spot! The Reese peanut butter cup cookie bar was absolutely phenomenal and worth every bite. I enjoyed the chocolate chip cookie and the half brownie/half cookie bar as well, however, the funfetti cupcake was a huge miss for me; this certainly could be due to personal preference. It just didn’t have much flavor. More specifically, the frosting was super bland. Overall, it’s still worth stopping in and checking out the variety of treats they have to offer!

Kate Morton: Buttercream was good, the gluten free snickers brownie was tasty but I did hope there would be more gluten free options. My date said the triple chocolate cupcake was good though the icing could’ve been more flavorful.

Loree Lipstein: Cake is literally my favorite food... I've been known to eat upwards of 8 pieces of wedding cake at other weddings. I'm rather famous for it actually. So for my own wedding, the cake was one of the most important things to me. I wanted it to be GOOD cake above all else -- a pretty cake that doesn't taste amazing is not really cake! Buttercream knocks it out of the park on both fronts. The cake is as delicious as cake can get -- truly insane. And they offer so many amazing flavors! We ended up with three different ones because it was so hard to choose. And then on top of the cake being absolutely amazing... their designs are gorgeous. We did both a traditional beautiful cake and a fun groomscake that we designed special. Both exceeded our expectations. If you're in the DC Metro area, you must work with Buttercream!
Response: Congratulations!!! We were so thrilled to be part of your big day and this review is the icing on the cake cake. We LOVED both of your designs ~ thank YOU for letting us be a part of such a special memory for you and your husband (!!)

12. Baked by Yael

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157 reviews
Baked by Yael
Location
4.4
Prices
4.3
Classes
4.3
Facilities
4.3
Teachers
4.3

Address: 3000 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 8AM

Telephone: (202) 234-9235

Guy: Bakery


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Suradee Thongkiattikul: Great place to stop by after the zoo to grab a quick bite. The bagel sandwiches are around $6 and baked goods are around $4 each. Overall a decent place with vegan and gluten-free options. Nut-free and kosher if that’s also a concern for you. They had cute zoo-themed cake pops here and if you want a cute panda pop then this is the place for you. I tried their southwestern sandwich on an everything bagel and it was tasty and big enough that you’re full but not overly stuffed. I also tried their cookie bar and it was okay, though I wish I would’ve gone with their raspberry bar instead (maybe next time).

Marie Brown: Beautiful cake pops. I wanted to get a holiday gift for my mom (who already has everything) and support local business at the same time. Online order and curbside pickup were very easy.

Matthew Henry: The best hamantaschen anywhere. Impressive, both Vegan and regular. Their vegan Reuben is an amazing experience. Even if you've never had anything vegan before, try it. And, be careful, you may never eat an animal again :)
Response: Wow, thank you! We're so happy you enjoy our hamantaschen and sandwiches. We agree with you that they're quite delicious :-)

Christen Sparago: Baked by Yael is a real hidden gem. This place feels like a neighborhood bakery but has a surprisingly extensive menu (which is almost entirely vegetarian or vegan, with gluten-free options available too). Their cake pops are delicious and really cute, but the standouts for me are their bagels -- some of the best I've ever had in my life, and definitely the best I've had in DC. They're clearly handmade and always fresh. The whole staff, Yael herself included, is super friendly and there's some nice seating outside right across from the Zoo entrance. Highly recommend the next time you're walking up Connecticut or picking up a snack to take on the Tregaron trails!
Response: What a testimonial! Thank you, Christen! We are so grateful to have amazing customers like you.

Corine Sass: I buy an assorted bag of bagels and a tub of cream cheese every saturday from the Alexandria Farmer's Market and they are something I seriously can't do my week without! I love that I can just throw them in the freezer and reheat them in the mornings, making them taste fresh out of the oven every time. They are chewy (-in the best way) and soft at the same time, some of the best bagels I've had! Definitely worth a try.
Response: Corine, thank you so much for your kind words and for being such a loyal customer!

Ryan Wee Sim: TL;DR - Food is delicious and kosher, management is bitter and not-so-kosher. Vegan faire is great! Bagels are tasty, if a bit small. But the customer service was bad enough that I won't be going back. Submitted my order at 9:28am for 10am pickup. I arrive at 10:01am, to a shop with no customers, and am welcomed by the (seemed to be) manager who couldn't be bothered to look up from her computer. I inquire about my online order for 10am, she finishes her computer task, then walks to the kitchen, where I can see the person just start making my order (2 bagel sandwiches, no modifications). I say, "I was hoping to just run in and out", holding a toddler fidgeting with their mask. The manager says, "it will be right out", again barely looking up. I step outside, and return at 10:10. Still no food in hand. I mumble my frustration, but still no apology from the manager. At 10:12, the person making my order hands me two bags and says zero words. Manager is in the kitchen, waving a paper at her staff. On my way out, I hear the manager say in an agitated voice to her staff, "you don't have your own thermometers?!" I had enjoyed getting cake balls on zoo visits, but with management like I witnessed, no thank you, not ever again.

Rowan Cloud: I love this place! They have a great variety of options, including gluten and allergen free foods. The staff is very nice and incredibly helpful, and I always feel welcomed coming in here. The decor gifted to them from the zoo across the street are an added bonus- so cute!

Pete Freeman: Typically coming to a bakery at the end of the day is a mistake, and while I missed the morning brownies there were plenty of cake pops and they were excellent! I also want to counter some of the reviews of staff behavior; the woman who helped me was friendly and quick. I’m impressed!

Toby Barg: Can’t speak for the in person experience, but we ordered breakfast and snacks to our hotel for our group and it was nicely presented, delicious, on time. Warm bagels snd cream cheese and other options. Highly recommend the Duffins (donuts crossed with muffins) which were fresh, soft and very delicious (maple glazed and chocolate glazed were our favorites).

Allison F: Now that I am back from out of town, I will share the details of my experience. Customer service was extremely lacking. Employee did not get my name correct despite repeating it twice. I figured she got the 2nd attempt, as she did not ask me again or clarify how to spell it. Didn't think "Allison" was that difficult. As a result, my order got lost and I did not receive my food for a while because they and I did not recognize the name they were calling. Once I received my "small" lox bagel, it was disappointingly ungenerous and low on the portion with the lox, not worth the pricey $10. My partner had multiple grounds in the bottom of his coffee that he was irritated with and the cake pop was "ok". In my opinion, the commercial ones Starbucks sells are better, so we wished we just went to the one next door. We were on a time limit getting to the zoo, so this sadly resulted in this review.
Response: We're sorry you didn't enjoy your visit, but we wish you had shared your feedback with us. Please email info@bakedbyyael.com so we can learn more.

13. Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats

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Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
Location
4.3
Prices
4.4
Classes
4.3
Facilities
4.3
Teachers
4.3

Address: 1370 Park Rd NW, Washington, DC 20010

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM

Telephone: (202) 299-9700

Guy: Bakery


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Christina S: Such a variety of vegan desserts. Loved their donuts (although not better than Dottie's donuts in Philadelphia). Texture's great, maybe a bit better flavoring. Tasted great, but the strawberry and cream didn't taste like strawberry. I also tried the triple chocolate, maybe it could use a glaze, but I'm really not complaining. Next time I'll try the vanilla glaze and any other new flavors they might have. I LOVED their fudge brownie! Not too fudge-y, not too cake-y. Perfect chocolate chip cookies! Excellent cinnamon buns too. We also bought their cookie mix we'll bake at home. I will definitely go back when I'm in D.C.

Dwayne Martin: Customer service was absolutely great. I was purchasing some treats for my vegan roommates birthday and they gave great recommendations and he loved it. Definitely will be coming back.

Jessica Williams: Love, love love! I’m severely allergic to milk. So this is really my only option if I want dairy free cupcakes from a bakery. The carrot cake cupcakes, coconut, and red velvet cupcakes are AMAZING!!!!! I know red velvet are around all year. I wish the other two were as well. I’ve been in heaven since picking up my order.

B Fletcher: I've tried various bakeries and sweet shops around DC since I moved here about a year and a half ago. For sweets, this one has impressed me the most. I never buy cookies from a bakery, because it's pretty hard to impress me with a cookie, but I just love the cookies from this place (s'mores cookie is my favorite!). The cupcakes are super tasty, too. I found the vanilla cake a little lackluster, but the red velvet and chocolate were some of the best I've had in a long time. When I want sweets, this place has become my go-to.

Megan: Customer service was poor. The employees didn't greet anyone or say hello, and seemed disinterested during the ordering process. I think we received a "what do you want" when it was our turn at the register. We ordered four cupcakes and a chocolate chip cookie. The cupcakes were average, not overwhelmingly delicious. The cupcakes had chunks of cocoa that hadn't been properly incorporated into the batter. Both the red velvet and yellow cake was sweet and super soft/moist! The chocolate cupcakes were super dry though. The frostings were flavorful with a nice thick consistency and really saved the cake. The chocolate chip cookie was amazing! This was the highlight of the items we tried. I would give the cookie alone 5 stars. Pricing was also very fair! $3.00 for most cupcakes can't be beat.
Response: Thank you for your feedback, Megan. Hope to see you back soon to try some of our other items.

Queen Afua: It was a treat in itself omg I had the matcha tea and an apple cupcake it was Heavenly and everything is vegan which is a plus for me

Risa Lewis: Can't speak to all the treats there, but the devil cake ganache thing that was suggested to me tasted almost entirely of baking soda :( The cake was moist and the sweet frosting in the middle was okay, but even the ganache was bland and sad. Maybe other stuff is better, but it was overall a flavor bummer.

Maria I: I had high hopes for this place and ordered a dozen cupcakes for work. I only tried the red velvet and the frosting was too sweet and the cake was not flavorful.

Carla Godoy: I have lived in Columbia heights now for over 10 years and have always seen sticky fingers bakery but have never actually been there. But now since I am a vegan, let me tell you this is the perfect place. The cupcakes are to die for, and so is the rueban with sweet potato fries. My favorite is the sticky buns on my way to college.

Edward Parsons: Was super excited to visited Sticky Fingers. I fondly recall watching the owner on Cup Cake Wars and pulled for her because of her vegan values. After a year of living in DC, I took my family to the store. My wife was given a piece of the double chocolate cake, and we had to experience the shop for ourselves. Expectations were high for Sticky! When we walked in I initially thought that the neo look was interesting...but after looking around the store it seemed to be randomness that I found difficult to connect with. When I order, the employee seemed to be rushed and somewhat annoyed. The store was not very clean. The products that I bought were tasty, but the entire experience left me wondering...is this the true Sticky Finger experience...? I hope not. I will be giving Sticky another try, but sometime you only get one chance to make a first impression.

14. Café Sunflower

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Café Sunflower
Location
4.3
Prices
4.3
Classes
4.4
Facilities
4.3
Teachers
4.3

Address: 6101 Executive Blvd #115, North Bethesda, MD 20852

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 9:30AM

Telephone: (301) 321-3280

Guy: Bakery


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Michael Kurtz: I am new to Rockville and recently visited Sunflower for the first time after finding them through a Google search. I was looking for a Kosher bakery to buy something to bring to as a gift to a Kosher home. in addition to enjoying the best and most unique Hamantashen I have ever had, I was so impressed by the staff of young people. This was a truly “feel good” experience. Many thanks for the opportunity to support such a great community service. I look forward to indulging and trying new treats very soon

Seth Hoffman: This coffee shop is a diamond in the rough, difficult to find from the road but well worth it! Staff are friendly and helpful. They gave me a love of Chai Latte that I will never forget. Also pastries. Mmmm pastries.

Andrea Simhony: Amazing apple pie and pumpkin are my favorites. Delicious not too sweet. Melting in your mouth. Can’t go wrong with this place.

Diego Proano: Great little coffee shop inside the executive building with delicious baked goods. The staff is very friendly and caring. Stop by for a cup of coffee and a raspberry crumble!

Jake Klingman: I had a great time.I ordered a coffee and a rocky road.I also had brownie and sunflower swirl.I also had a raspberry bar.The food is great.The manager named Joey is very kind and the person behind the counter named Jake is so kind.

Aaron Bernardo: The restaurant is awesome and broad, the meals was delicious and the rates were very reasonable. fast, productive service and very personal waiters. I highly recommend this place.

Elliot White: It wasn't particularly obvious where it was from the road, but the baked goods were excellent, and the support they provide to the differently abled community is admirable. Will probably return, next time I am in the area.

Tammy Berman: Wonderful baked goods. Cute cafe. Overly friendly staff. Easy parking

Nayema jackson: No way to find the bakery and they had very little selection. Definitely not a real bakery just a shop that sells coffee.

Ellen Janeen: Tasty pastries! Cute little shop with a nice vibe. Friendly and helpful staff.

15. A Baked Joint

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A Baked Joint
Location
4.6
Prices
4.5
Classes
4.5
Facilities
4.5
Teachers
4.5

Address: 430 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 7:30AM

Telephone: (202) 408-6985

Guy: Bakery


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pelumi olaleye: First time visiting. Went around 9am on a Saturday morning. I’m a French toast enthusiast & I couldn’t wait to try their theirs. It’s the best French toast I’ve tried out of all the ones I’ve tried. Their velvet cake is delicious. The cafe is cozy with vibrant music. Great for kids as well. I will return.

Sahar Bayounis: This is a nice breakfast place. I really loved the vibe and design of the restaurant. And I liked how I could study there because the atmosphere was so chill. I just didn’t get why it was so expensive because I had an egg sandwich with cheese for $9 (no coffee or drink). I wanted to try the famous biscuits but they were baked with bacon and I couldn’t find a vegan option.

Fernanda Lanzagorta: Delicious made from scratch biscuit breakfast sandwich. Their creations are original and tasty. The coffee is also good as well as the pastries. Order in advance or be patient to wait in line specially during the weekends. Plenty of seating options inside and outside.

Elias Chelala: The smoked salmon sandwich was absolutely delicious. The staff were friendly and the venue had a good vibe. It cost around $12 and took about 15 minutes to prepare the order. The inside has lots of cozy seating and the patrons seemed friendly. This place is conveniently located near where I work and live and I will definitely be visiting again.

sierra hall: First of all, whenever me and my boyfriend visit DC. This is one for favorite places to grab a quick bite to eat. Every time we come here we get a bunch of food because we want to try everything! We are never ever disappointed. They always serve amazing food with delicious options. I will say this place is always super busy and seating is kind of hard to find but eventually while waiting for your food you'll find seat. Everything from the bakery is amazing. The breakfast sandwiches 10/10 and drinks 10/10. Can't wait to come back again to see what's new on the menu

Greg Young: It came highly recommended and we definitely enjoyed it (though a couple of menu items—the quiche and French Toast—were not available). We went fully savory, though the sweet options were plentiful and looked delicious too.

Marina Figueroa: Adorable coffee shop!!! Very hip, loved the decor and plants around the store. A bit expensive; I think it could go with a side for the price, but delicious nonetheless. Be ready to show proof of vaccination :)

Philip R.: Had a nice meal here after an event at the convention center. Lots of seating for dining indoors. Photos show the ham and gruyere quiche with salad and the chicken and rice soup. The soup was hearty and flavorful!

Annie: Great spot! Atmosphere is perfect for lounging with friends before a night out. Cocktails aren't advertised but they're cheap and delicious. Pastries were tasty and fried green tomato sandwich is the best around.

Erika: This place is spectacular! Amazing food, super fresh and came out quickly. We had the creme brulee french toast, a massive croissant and a HUGE cinnamon raisin roll. 10/10 would absolutely recommend!! We will definitely be back!!!

16. Patty Cake Daycare

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Patty Cake Daycare
Location
3.8
Prices
3.9
Classes
3.8
Facilities
3.8
Teachers
3.8

Address: 7119 Willow Hill Dr, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 7AM

Telephone: (301) 336-5781

Guy: Day care center


Review: "She takes very good care of the children in her care and is really ..."

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Laurie Valcius: I have known this provider for a while now. She takes very good care of the children in her care and is really loving and nurturing. She is always friendly and personable and the children really enjoy being around her. She takes the children on outings and field trips to enrich their learning experience and plans developmentally appropriate activities for them to do while at the center. She has a wealth of knowledge on child development and is very competent. This home center is safe and clean with a wide variety of toys for the children to play with. I would highly recommend Patty Cake daycare to anyone looking for childcare!

Kendra Morgan Scott: We appreciate the care that was given to our son during his time at Patty Cake Daycare. Ms. Cami worked with us during my transition back to work and assured that our son was in good hands. The facility is clean and my son appeared to be happy in her care. I recommend the provider to anyone looking for a safe and happy environment for their child!

Crystal Drakeford: The Patty Cake Daycare experience has been a great experience for my family. I was having a tough time searching for a provider that I trusted and felt comfortable with. They are now members of my village in helping me raise my daughter. My daughter has beem receiving care from Patty Cake since she was three months and now she is a walking and talking toddler who’s excited to show me all the activities she’s done and new skills she has learned during their care. The provider was very patient with me and helped ease my worries as a new mom. And trust me, I know I was a special case lol. Patty Cakes’ story time activities have helped strengthen my daughter’s attention into wanting to read more books and improve her vocabulary. I highly recommend this provider, such a relief knowing your child is in good hands.

Tiana Wynn: OMG…Patty Cake’s Childcare was the first childrcare provider my daughter attended and the best place for my daughter. The child care services were nothing short of the best I have ever experienced. The environment was warm, structured, inviting, nurturing and educational. My daughter learned valuable skills that she now uses in school, daily progress updates were given. My daughter never got ill from other children while attending Patty Cake’s Childcare. I recommend Patty Cake to anyone looking for excellent childcare.

Tamika Bolton: My son attended Patty Cake daycare for about a year and a half back in 2013. He attended their before and after care program and summer program. I never had any issues with him being dropped off and picked up from school. The staff was always polite to me and son.My son never wanted to leave their house. They were a huge blessing to my family and a lot of help. I would recommend their services to anyone.

Andrea Lee: My son was well cared for at Patty Cake Daycare from 6mons until he was able to attend preschool. The provider, Camia, is a sweet, caring, attentive, reliable, and is an experienced provider. My son learned all the fundamentals neccessary that prepared him for the classroom environment. He was feed well and received appropriate play and social time with other children. The center is always clean, family oriented and it's setup encourages learning, teamwork, proper communication, and safety. I highly recommend Patty Cake Daycare.

jasmin jackson: My daughter has been going here from the age of 3 months when they first opened and now she is 9 years old still coming to the day care. The owner is like her second grandmother. If this daycare was so bad I don't think it would be as successful, loving, and trustworthy as it is. I have seen parents come through and try to get over on the owner with her trying to help everybody's situation. It seems to me that these was one of those parent's that tried to use her kindness for a weakness. But God has this daycare under his wings and that's why they are still going strong.

Yonis Bonilla: I had my son under care from this facility for about 6 months. This by far has been the worst place my son has received care in. Ms. Camia made a comment to my wife telling her “Your son talking to other parents is ruining my business”. My son was objectified and was nothing more then a pay check to Ms.Camia. I never in my life would of thought that someone that is licensed by the state would make such a comment. I guess kids don’t matter to her all she cares about is a paycheck. This facility does not have separate rooms to separate the toddlers from the infants. So she would constantly call and complaint to us because our son was too loud when the infants were sleeping. What did she expect infants sleep all the time. She constantly threatened us with kicking him out of the facility. Horrible place period.

Natalia Smith: ::::WARNING:::Horrible day care my child suffered from severe head and facial trauma under their care. Also the facility failed to contact me or emergency services. The ER doctor said that there was no way he had fallen from a seated position. And no way he Tripped because he doesn't walk. And suggested I remove him based on details I am not at liberty to discuss. I posted this prior to a lengthy investigation by DSS The owners were prohibited from working with Children.

Danielle Collins: We had a wonderful experience at Patty Cake! I'm so grateful for the care and attention given to our child and I highly recommend this center to anyone interested in giving their child the very best in the area.

17. Pastries By Randolph

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387 reviews
Pastries By Randolph
Location
4.5
Prices
4.5
Classes
4.6
Facilities
4.5
Teachers
4.5

Address: 4500 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 7AM

Telephone: (703) 243-0070

Guy: Bakery


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Belinda M Vallarino Cermola: Great little pastry place to go and have coffee and morning buns and deliciousness all around. Very friendly servers and wonderful. We ordered cupcakes, and raspberry filled cookies and an elegantly wrapped elephant ear/palmier and also a morning bun to go! My hubby had coffee and they have a small fridge with refreshments and water. Everything is so neat and clean and definitely a wonderful bakery. Oh and on the outside they have a small patio with wrought iron tables and chairs for you to enjoy your desserts. If in Arlington, make sure you stop here. Oh and it’s Kosher certified under orthodox supervision all year.

Tahoma Lewis: If it were possible I would have bought one of each. Everything was appealing to the eye, and each pastry and dessert was created with craftsmanship. It took every ounce of willpower to not eat one of my purchases on the way home.

Marilyn Evans: I love this place! My favorite go to for pastries. I have never been disappointed. The one ought I have with them is I bought a chocolate babka today and didn’t look at it. I got home and it had icing on it. Icing! I’ll probably give it away. But they still get 5 stars. Please people. Don’t ice the babkas! Update: I stand corrected! This was one of the best babkas I ever had. And the icing, though non-traditional, was perfect!

Clare Sullivan: They were amazing with my last minute wedding cake request. I was even able to get a groom's cake in a short amount of time. I should have started with them in the first place! I was also able to get a sample of my wedding cake in 24hrs so I could be sure the flavor combination was right. Eizel was absolutely amazing. She was patient and walked me through every step. The follow-up from day 1 thru picking up the cake and after was absolutely amazing. Thank you for accommodating me last minute and giving this bride one less thing to worry about!

Devin Gondolfo: Hi all! I was throwing a gender reveal party for a close friend and the mom-to-be had this cake in mind, so going out on the limb I sent it to Gen at Pastries by Randolph who absolutely CRUSHED IT! Of course, I wanted everything to be perfect for the gender reveal. I knew she was good, but this was above and beyond. I would HIGHLY recommend coming here for custom cakes for special events. Gen was super easy to work with, accommodated the time request, and was just a pleasure to work with. On top of that, I mean, look at what she created! It was SO soft, tasted amazing, and the design was spot on for what the mom-to-be wanted. The price was very reasonable also. I was expecting it to be significantly more, but I couldn't argue the price for what we got. 11/10, please go here for your requests. Also, GEN rocks. Thank you SO much!
Response: Thank you so much Devin for sharing such sweet words. Gen is the best, we’re proud to have her!

Corinne Auger: I got a red velvet cake for my boyfriend’s birthday party and it was so delicious! Highly recommend for your next party.

Mildred Godwin: So delicious pastries and cakes! I just can't control myself when I see all these sweets. The staff is welcoming and professional, and this place is so beautiful inside. Coffee is great too. I really enjoyed visiting this place and I will definitely come back.
Response: Mildred, thank you so much for taking a moment to share such sweet words. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Vanesa Stafford: I rarely leave reviews unless I am truly impressed, or truly disappointed. I have to say, I am extremely impressed and wanted to share how pleasant my experience ordering my sister’s wedding cake was. Penina was an absolute delight to work with, very detailed and patient. She provided a variety of options to work with our budget and was flexible up to the last minute. The cake was a delicious success! It was spongy, not too sweet, light, and just everything we could have imagined. I was nervous because we had not had time to do a tasting, but I was absolutely not disappointed and the cake was amazing! Thank you for delivering top notch customer service and also a top quality cake! I have passed your information around already!
Response: Vanessa, I am so touched by your thoughtful words. You were an absolute pleasure to work with and I’m thrilled the cake was such a hit that it warranted a post. We can’t wait to see you for your new family’s next celebration!

Elli Flores: They have the best pastries I ever tasted... the cheesecake was excellent and the cookies were melt- in- your- mouth delicious. Thank you for your outstanding service and delicious products. The quality is amazing and I highly recommend this bakery.

Porusp Marshall: Got 2 birthday cakes from here. Both were excellent. Moist and light.

18. Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery

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Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery
Location
4.4
Prices
4.3
Classes
4.3
Facilities
4.3
Teachers
4.3

Address: 1515 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 7AM

Telephone: (703) 243-2410

Guy: Bakery


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Robert Young: Stopped in on a weekend trip for brunch and this Bakery is great! It’s easy to get to from the hotel and way better food than what the hotel had! Should’ve had breakfast here twice! The fresh biscuits and rolls were delicious! We tried the quiche and also liked that. Was a bit disappointed a lot of things that were on the menu weren’t available though when we went. With no clear signage that basically if those items aren’t in the case then they don’t have them. It’s always a peeve when then the host gets rude as if I, guest, am supposed to know that and where they store what; after rushing me forward to order when then other things aren’t prepared for the menu that were also full kitchen items. My host was a bit rude while their coworkers serving other guests seemed nicer and less abrasive. But all in all a great spot and he did NOT ruin my experience! They have this pepper jam by the pick up counter that was absolutely delicious! The prices were great too and liked how I could build out my sandwich to my dietary restrictions. They’re spacious with a great ambiance too! I really liked seeing their light fixtures which were really unique! I’d definitely go back again and recommend you stop in if you’re in the area.
Response: Robert- wow, we appreciate the stars and your detailed experience. It really helps us use this in meetings and "line-ups". Being a small family run business (wife does pr), we appreciate the info and especially how you presented your feedback, so I want to honor that as well. We can do better then that, so again thank you. We hope you will be back and when you are in ask for me or at least our GM. Be well, Chef Guas

M. B.: The food was amazing and they even have frozen alcoholic slushies. I had the gumbo and their specialty grilled cheese. Go check out the places. The people who work there have a beautiful spirit and you always feel welcomed. The place is like a small art museum with a bit of historical facts posted on the walls. Check it out. You'll definitely return. I know I will.
Response: M.B.-thank you for the stars and feedback. We are so happy you get us, not everyone does. Those "slushies" are one of many signature New Orleans classics called Daiquiris. We hope to see you soon. All the best. Chef Guas

Alex: Out of this world biscuits. I should have gotten the pimento bacon egg biscuit because the cheese just melted everywhere and looked delicious but ended up getting the cheddar bacon egg biscuit because of my nightshade allergy. Also got the praline latte that was lip smacking good. Would definitely recommend this place for a delicious breakfast stop before moving on to your day’s fun activities
Response: Alex-Love to hear about your visit to our place. We have plenty of pimento for you next visit. See you again soon (we hope)-Chef Guas

Virginia Moore: Bayou is a wonderful restaurant in the DMV to have a comforting breakfast. The savory grits are so tasty. They have bacon, cheddar, and green onions. The beignets are unique treat for this area. Their coffee is also well executed.
Response: Virginia- Thank you for your feedback and starzzz. Not sure if you knew, but our white corn grits are milled out at Mtn Vernon Gristmill and we are VERY proud of the relationship we have with them. For all purist, you can get them "plain" which is simply with butter, a pinch of salt and nothing more or the version you are mentioning "Dressed" which is basically loaded with the 3 toppings you listed. See ya soon-Chef Guas

Richard Chow: As I write this, my hunger was just satiated by a hearty and warming lunchtime meal. Although not pictured here, we got some flavorful gumbo that had all the right items to make it a great lunchtime stew and a roast beef po boy which had an amazing gravy that had me coming back for more and more bites. The food disappeared before i could remember to take some photos for the memories. However, I did manage to snap some quick pics of their Deviled eggs with their “pork n’ peño” addition which really put these deviled eggs on a whole other level. Also, if you’re in the area and you’re not getting their beignets, you’re 100% missing out. A great spot to chose for amazing food and chill interior (and exterior) vibes. Staff was friendly, helpful and instrumental in making this place a spot I’ll be returning to in the near future.
Response: Richard- Thank you for the stars and feedback. We really appreciate it. We all hope to see you again soon. Be well- Chef Guas

Harsha P.: Bayou is delicious and bring not-often-found NOLA flavors to the DMV. Beignets and biscuits are the gems, seating can be limited with a few tables outdoors. Ordering is more like ticketing at the counter which can be chaotic, but there quick and well worth navigating. Popular spot with knowledgeable and accommodating staff are characteristic of Bayou Bakery during all seasons! ig: @harshaeats
Response: Harsha- Many thanks for the feedback/review/stars! We love hearing this. Chef Guas

Linden Yee: This place is perfect for a more low-key brunch since it's cafeteria-style but has lots of seating and a fun atmosphere. The prices/portions are very reasonable. The avocado Benedict was good (the roasted tomatoes made it). Cafe au lait and croissants were great. The breakfast sandwich was kind of mid (it was bland). I added salt and hot sauce to everything but with those additions it was perfect.
Response: Linden- Thank you for the starz. We are a super casual/counter service neighborhood JOINT but doing it from scratch, so not your "cookie cutter operation". We hope to see you back soon. Chef Guas

Love to Smile: We really enjoyed this place on our visit to the DC area. We had breakfast there two times at my son’s request. We had the biscuit both times. We also had the beignets and coffee. Everything was great and customer service was wonderful…very friendly staff.
Response: Thank you for stopp'n in x2, we love hearing that. See ya'll again soon, we hope. Chef Guas

Linda Whalen: Lattes were fantastic, quiche was great and service awesome. I took a stroll with my friend through her Arlington neighborhood and she raved about this place. I'm hooked and will take me walk there tomorrow as well.
Response: Linda-we love hearing this. I will share with our whole team. We look forward to seeing you more in our neighborhood.-chef Guas

Taylor Rafter: Fun Café! King cake daiquiri was delicious! Mac and cheese was good, muffuleta and arm drip were good. Ice coffee was OK. Beignets were yummy! Nice spot but limited seating, order ahead.

19. Ladurée

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506 reviews
Ladurée
Location
4.2
Prices
4.3
Classes
4.2
Facilities
4.2
Teachers
4.2

Address: 3060 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Schedule: Closed ⋅ Opens 10AM

Telephone: (202) 948-6350

Guy: French restaurant


Review: "I love the pastries here."

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David Frank: They have a wide variety of pastries and macarons. I love the different flavors, many of which are unique. They have croissant-based sandwiches for lunch and a nice tea service, also with a wide variety of options that you can't find elsewhere. I had a pot of tea which makes about three cups worth (my only suggestion would be to provide more tea). The cafe is decorated nicely and you would think your in a tea shop in Paris.

Kiara C: Loved everything about this place. The ambiance, the large menu selection, the drinks…everything was just fabulous! The staff is very attentive to your needs and ensuring you have a good time. I can’t wait to go back! I ordered the Croque Monsieur and the Ladurée champagne cocktail. Can’t wait to try the other items.
Response: Hello Kiara, thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback very much and hope to see you back soon!

Nova Au: It was Saturday and the place was busy, and looked like they’re short-staffed (not sure), but I think the staff members did their best to serve us. We didn’t have to wait so long for food, and they never gave us dirty look for taking tons of pics xD

Therese Sipes: The hot chocolate is 10 out of 10 stars! The Elysee, éclair, practically every other dessert was stellar, except the “cake” - it’s chocolate loaf bread and was dry and unimpressive. Eat loaf bread at Starbucks and stick to the all-star macarons here!

Devin Boe: Exquisite (and expensive). I have only tried the pastries and confections here, but so far everything I have sampled has been phenomenal. Excellent service at the counter, and their take-away boxes are very cute and stylish. I now know why the Maison Laduree has such an outstanding reputation for their sweets and desserts! Truly world-class, but very pricey.

Fahad Aqeel: Delicious pastries and coffee. They service was a bit pushy and the wait to sit is always long.
Response: Hello Fahad, thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback very much and hope to see you back soon!

Mark Blanchard: Beautiful place and gorgeous desserts. Macarons are delicious, but some of the other desserts aren't authentically French.
Response: Hello Mark, thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback very much and hope to see you back soon!

Hadji Beye: French patisserie is one of the best in the world ( if not simply the best). If you want to taste paradise then go try Laduree because they make the best of what French Bakery offers. There isn't too much sugar in their bakery as opposed to store bought bakery. You taste the natural ingredients used to bake. Just exceptional!!!!

Golden Eye: Cute overload! Cost overload as well - but worth the visit! Nice little pastries, drinks and light lunch items.

Mishal Greenwood: Service was quick and friendly! The macarons are always delicious from Laduree ♥️