David McNair

Paradox Pastry to open in May

In Food & Wine on May 22, 2012 at 5:27 pm

Had a chance to visit with Jenny Peterson, a personal trainer who is opening a pastry shop in the Glass Building next to the Blue Grass Bakery & Grill–hence the name. Here’s what I wrote up for the Hook:

Amidst construction work, unopened equipment boxes, stacked furniture, the smell of fresh paint, and general chaos, a chocolate layer cake sits temptingly on a high table covered with a dusting of sawdust. Paradox Pastry owner Jenny Peterson (shown here with her manager, Maureen Scott, right), her hands stained with paint, hopes there will be many more such tempting treats on display before the month is out. Work on her location in the Glass Building, right next to the Bluegrass Grill & Bakery, began a few months ago, and the high-ceilinged, light-filled space has a industrial cathedral feel to it. The cake was sinfully good, too.

But there is a paradox. READ MORE

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