Photo of Towers Condominium (intersection of Cathedral Ave and New Mexico Ave) courtesy of Canadian Sweets and Treats
From an email:
“Being the only Canadian bakery in the United States, we have some unique products, not available anywhere else locally. One item is our tourtiere hot pockets. It’s a hand-held pie, in the shape of a pop-tart, filled with ground pork, potato, carrot, onion and seasoned with spices and herbs, enclosed in a flaky pie crust. It’s an item we developed a few months ago, great for a snack or a quick lunch on the go.
Also, the products we sell daily at the bakery, are croissants, scones, cookies, nanaimo bars, butter tarts, biscotti, and sometimes cakes, pies, bars… etc… I enjoy making a different kind of cake or dessert every week for customers to try.”
Canadian Sweets and Treats’ website says:
“Canadian Sweets & Treats (For the U.S. Eh?) was founded in Washington, DC in 2010 when, during the course of a friendly conversation about the greatest desserts of all time (ranging from the wholesome goodness of a Granny Smith Apple Pie to the sublime perfection of Pistachio Crème Brule), someone (out of respect for whom we have promised anonymity) asked a stunningly simple, but wholly unexpected question: “What’s a Butter Tart?” (more…)