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Food Finds: Rhodes Family Bakery petit fours

posted on April 8, 2010 at 8:03 am

The dining scene on Cheshire Bridge Road is an Atlanta culinary anomaly. The road’s eateries – such as Alfredo’s, the Original Pancake House, Nakato, Woodfire Grill and the Colonnade – have tapped into some kind of Cheshire Bridge longevity voodoo. One such establishment, Rhodes Family Bakery, is among the oldest of the bunch.

Magdaline Rhodes started selling baked goods out of her home after the stock market crash of 1929. Her customers’ enthusiastic response prompted Rhodes and her family to open a full-scale operation on Piedmont Road in 1934.

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  • Re: Food Finds: Rhodes Family Bakery petit fours
    posted by: Cubalibre · April 8, 2010  9:57 AM

    These really are old-school faulous. Our agency head always brings these to holiday potlucks, office parties, etc. as a treat for us, and we love them. One of the very few bakeries around that doesn’t pour that dreadful candy coating all over its petit fours!

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