Fresh croissants on Packard
She's proud of her coffee too: "They didn't teach us coffee at school. I had to learn all of that myself. It comes from Chicago, from Intelligentsia. It was rated the best in Chicago two years in a row. I wasn't a coffee drinker until I had it, and it sold me."
Pastry Peddler Bakery & Cafe, 619 Packard, 770-8366. Mon.-Sat. 6 a.m.-
2 p.m. Closed Sun. pastrypeddler.com.
[Originally published in November, 2008.]