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AMFM Mar 9, 2009 11:12 AM

So i'm looking to send a thank you basket to an office - unknown number of people but not huge. A few people in there helped us out last week. I know the cookie design place and edible arrangements. Who does interesting baked goods that are less commercial and delivers? Thanks!

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    AlliRoll Mar 9, 2009 12:02 PM

    http://www.petitesbouchees.com/aboutus/index.php -I have always wanted to try this one.

    Sweetest Thing Bakery does cookies, cakes, etc. She is a one man show and delivers. http://www.sweetestthingbakery.com/in...

    For the Love of Chocolate in Carytown might do something for you, too. They make amazing cookies.

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      AMFM Mar 9, 2009 12:49 PM

      the first one looks really interesting thanks! and i'll check out the others too.

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        Janet from Richmond Mar 10, 2009 05:20 AM

        Veron does a great job...I think Petites Bouchees would fit the bill nicely.

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          AMFM Mar 10, 2009 08:06 AM


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            b3ngs Mar 10, 2009 11:50 AM

            I have to second that. I LOVE her macarons.

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      VaPaula Mar 14, 2009 01:33 PM

      I remember reading about a place (I think in Richmond Magazine) when we first moved here, almost two years ago, in Midlothian. It looked like a real French patisserie. I think it was run by two guys, but I might be making that up. I just looked for it again recently (googling), but haven't come up with anything.

      Does anyone know what the heck I am talking about?

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        AMFM Mar 14, 2009 02:30 PM

        you know i remember the same thing. not the two guys part but the patisserie. unfortunately i remember nothing that would actually help! :)

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          Janet from Richmond Mar 16, 2009 05:42 AM

          Le Desserterrie (spelling is probably wrong). Good cakes.

          1. re: Janet from Richmond
            AMFM Mar 16, 2009 06:24 AM

            thanks! always on the lookout here. i have found bakeries to be sorely lacking.

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              Janet from Richmond Mar 16, 2009 06:33 AM

              I very much agree and it's a shame.

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              VaPaula Mar 19, 2009 07:05 PM

              That's it, thanks Janet!

              Here's their website. OK, I was right about at least one guy, and I'm sure I somehow retained the fact that they were New Yorkers. I'm kind of partial to them. ;-)

              Wow - beautiful creations.


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