Culinary: Bakeries and Confectioners

Given the disappearance of most independent bread and confectionery bakeries, this list includes information about presently operating bakeries throughout the metropolitan area in addition to defunct bakeries and baking history.

Bread Bakeries

“Alois J. Binder Bakery”, n.d. http://staylocal.org/biz/alois-j-binder-bakery/.
“Angelo Gendusa Bakery”, n.d.
“Baker’s Club Holds Monthly Meetings at Louis Stein Bakery.” Tagliche Deutsche Zeitung. New Orleans, LA, June 13, 1851.
“Bellegarde, a Baker”, n.d.
D’AQUIN Et Al. V. BARBOUR (Louisiana Supreme Court 1849).
“Dong Phuong Bakery”, n.d. http://www.dpbanhmi.com/DP_Bakery/Welcome.html.
“Dorignacs Bakery”, n.d. http://www.dorignacs.com/departments_bakery.php.
“Gambino’s Bakery”, n.d. http://www.gambinos.com/shop/about_us.php.
“Hi—Do Bakery”, n.d. http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/hiandmdashdo-bakery/Content?oid=1256784.
“John Gendusa Bakery”, n.d. http://staylocal.org/biz/john-gendusa-bakery/.
“La Boulangerie”, n.d. http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/621063/restaurant/Uptown/La-Boulangerie-New-Orleans.
“La Louisiane”, n.d. http://lalouisianebakery.com/.
“Leidenheimer Baking Company”, n.d. http://www.leidenheimer.com/.
“Letter to the Editor, Bread.” Louisiana Gazette. New Orleans, LA, October 17, 1815.
“Peoples Bakery.” New Orleans Tribune. New Orleans, LA, February 23, 1866.
“Thanh Truc – Kenner”, n.d. http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/1587824/restaurant/New-Orleans/Thanh-Truc-Kenner.
“The Bikery”, n.d. http://thebikerynola.com/howitworks.
Vandal, Gilles. “Black Utopia in Early Reconstruction New Orleans: The People’s Bakery as a Case-Study.” Louisiana History 38, no. 4 (1997): 437.
“WildFlour Breads”, n.d. http://www.wildflourbreads.com/.

Confectionary Bakeries

“Adrian’s Bakery”, n.d. http://www.adrians-bakery.com/1817287.html.
“Angelo Brocato’s Italian Ice Cream & Italian Desserts: Home Page”, n.d. http://www.angelobrocatoicecream.com/.
“Antoine’s Annex”, n.d. http://www.facebook.com/AntoinesAnnex.
“Antoine’s Famous Cakes & Pies”, n.d. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Antoines-Famous-Cakes-Pies/113067728716271.
“Buttermilk Drop Bakery and Cafe”, n.d. http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/1519365/restaurant/Seventh-Ward/The-Buttermilk-Drop-Bakery-and-Cafe-New-Orleans.
“Cake Cafe & Bakery”, n.d. http://www.nolacakes.com/.
“Chez Pierre Bakery – Kenner”, n.d. http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/620422/restaurant/New-Orleans/Chez-Pierre-Bakery-Kenner.
“Croissant D’Or Patisserie”, n.d. http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/620562/restaurant/French-Quarter/Croissant-DOr-Patisserie-New-Orleans.
Falcinella, Laurent. Le Pâtissier Classique. New Orleans, LA: Bakery Video Productions, 1987.
“Flour Power Confectionary – Chalmette, Louisiana”, n.d. http://www.flourpowernola.com/.
“Gambino’s Bakery”, n.d. http://www.gambinos.com/shop/about_us.php.
“Haydel’s Bakery”, n.d. http://www.haydelbakery.com/about.asp.
“Laurel Street Bakery”, n.d. http://www.laurelstreetbakery.com/.
“Maurice French Pastries”, n.d. http://www.mauricefrenchpastries.com/.
“Nonna Randazzo’s Bakery”, n.d. http://www.nonnaskingcakes.com/.
“Norma’s Sweets Bakery – Kenner”, n.d. http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/57/621402/restaurant/New-Orleans/Normas-Sweets-Bakery-Kenner.
“Pure Food Bakery”, n.d.
“Randazzo’s Camellia City Bakery”, n.d. http://www.kingcakes.com/.
“Royal Cakery”, n.d. http://royalcakery.com/.
“Sucré New Orleans”, n.d. http://www.shopsucre.com/.
“Sweet Savors Bakery”, n.d. http://www.sweetsavorsbakery.com/.
“Swiss Confectionery”, n.d. http://www.swisscakes.net/.
“Tartine”, n.d. http://www.tartineneworleans.com/.
“Zoës Bakery”, n.d. http://www.zoesbakery.com/.

History

Baudier, Roger. “New Orleans Master Bakers Protective Association, 1892-1952, Together with a General Review of Origin and Development of the Baking Industry in Old New Orleans, 1722-1892”, n.d. Tulane University Special Collections.
“Letter to the Editor, Bakers.” Louisiana Gazette. New Orleans, LA, January 18, 1805.
“Letter to the Editor, Bakers.” Louisiana Gazette. New Orleans, LA, June 4, 1810.
“New Orleans Bread, Research Binder, Newcomb Archives”, n.d.
Vandal, Gilles. “Black Utopia in Early Reconstruction New Orleans: The People’s Bakery as a Case-Study.” Louisiana History 38, no. 4 (1997): 437.

SPECIALTY

“Abdulaha Al Azize Bakery, Circa 1870s.”
“Bill Long’s Bakery”, n.d. http://www.myneworleans.com/New-Orleans-Magazine/December-2009/Julia-Street-with-Poydras-the-Parrot/.
“Mona’s Bakery”, n.d. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Monas-Bakery/158214554232503.
“Turnbull Bakeries – Turnbull”, n.d. http://turnbullfoods.com/page8.php.
“United Bakery”, n.d.

Version: Spring 2012

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