A few weeks ago, I took note in this column of Baltimore’s growing wealth of bakeries. That story focused on the newcomers, but it’s impossible to overlook the city’s share of baking businesses that have been run by the same family for generations. Many have become synonymous with favorite treats: If you’re searching for cannolis, try Vaccaro’s, in business since 1965; for sweet buns, there’s Woodlea, run by the Hergenroeder family since 1943; for marshmallow-stuffed doughnuts, go to Herman’s, owned and operated by the Herman family for a century.
Bits & Bites: Rose’s Bakery in Baltimore to close after 45 years, new Canton bar spins vinyl and tipped wage effort stalls
April 13, 2023