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Peace Love and Little Donuts

When I came upon Peace Love and Little Donuts in Monroeville, I wasn’t sure what to make of it. The name threw me a bit, and the building was oddly shaped. I had to investigate.

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Dunkin Donuts

I frequent the Dunkin Donuts on Grant Street. We often have clients that want early-morning meetings at the club, and they always require fresh, delicious donuts and bagels. It’s always been a pleasure to walk into the Dunkin Donuts on Grant Street- the shop is clean, the staff is friendly, and there are plenty of donuts to choose from… until recently.

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Prantl’s Bakery, Pittsburgh, PA

I had never heard of a burnt almond torte before I moved back to Pittsburgh. The first time I saw one of these cakes was at a party one evening. I noticed the square cake with shaved almonds on it and asked, “What’s that?”
“That’s a Burnt Almond Torte from Prantl’s, you’ve never had one?”
Why was it called a burnt almond torte? The almonds were barely toasted, but they were coated with a thick layer of sugar.

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