Sweet Hearts Patisserie treated customers to a soft opening this week in the Clock Tower Plaza.
Walking past Sweet Hearts Patisserie this week, it was difficult to tell the specialty bakery had just opened. Owner Kristen D'Angelo had the shelves filled with some of the petit fours and French macaroons that she said she is best known for. Still, she said there is more to come, much more. She's remodeled the bakery in the Clock Tower Plaza and said she is anxious to introduce the area to everything she has to offer.
Sweet Hearts Patisserie is aiming to open in mid-March, offering "fine handmade pastries."
Kristen D'Angelo earned a following in Fairfax, VA, over the past few years baking from her home and becoming a familiar face at farmers markets there. Now, she's in the middle of renovations in a space in the Clock Tower Plaza to open her first bakery. She is aiming to open the shop by March 12. Sweet Hearts Patisserie will feature handmade pastries, including the petit fours and French macaroons she said she is best known for. "I've always wanted to have my own bakery," she said Wednesday afternoon as contractors and electricians buzzed around the shop. "This just seemed like the perfect spot." D'Angelo said she already feels at home with the other shops, such as My Butcher and More and Wine Cellars of Annapolis, that help give the small…