A great place in the Summit Hill/Cathedral Hill
area to break up a stroll through the neighborhood's tree-lined streets and historic homes, A Piece of Cake
(485 Selby Ave.
, 651-846-0016) is a cheerful neighborhood bakery serving delicious coconut macaroons, frosted cut-out cookies, almond croissants, pumpkin bars, and a wide assortments of pies, tarts, and cakes. You can also grab lunch - they serve sub sandwiches, and pick up all sorts of great bread.
The owners also operate nearby Bon Vie Bistro (518 Selby Ave., 651-287-0112), which serves lunch and breakfast. Specialties include peach-crunch pancakes with applewood-smoked bacon, the breakfast BLT with a fried egg and spicy mayo, and a traditional Reuben sandwich.