PDD Quiz: Northland Bakeries

This edition of the PDD quiz celebrates the season of gluttony with a look at local bakeries. Indulge your sweet tooth and check it out!

The next PDD quiz, on this month’s local headlines, will be published on Nov. 25. Please email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Nov. 21.

#1 Amanda Belcher’s baked goods can be found at such venues as Duluth Coffee Company and Whole Foods Co-op. What is the name of her business?

Read more about Zenith Bread Project here.

#2 This Superior bakery derives its name from the fact that it’s only open one day a week.

Rich Cuisine Catering operates Wednesday Bakery, which is located at 1202 Ogden Ave. in Superior.

#3 Kristina Amys offers up confections, including elaborately-decorated cakes, under this business name.

Read more about Sugar on Top Sweet Shop here.

#4 After closing its location in the Holiday Center in 2017, How Sweet it is Cakes now operates as part of which Lincoln Park business?

How Sweet it is Cakes owner Eileen Brown joined the Duluth Grill team in Nov. 2017.

#5 Positively 3rd Street Bakery takes its name from a song by which artist with Duluth ties?

Dylan’s “Positively 4th Street” was released as a single in 1965.

#6 In what year was Johnson’s Bakery established?

Though the Lakeside location (pictured) closed in 2018, Johnson’s Bakery still operates out of its original location at 2230 W. Third St.

#7 This Lincoln Park bakery is endorsed by a German arm wrestler and features a Hall of Toms on its website.

See the endorsement here and the Hall of Toms here.

#8 The space now occupied by Lake Superior Bakehouse was previously home to which business?

Lake Superior Bakehouse took over the space in 2015 after Jitters’ owner Gary Houdak retired.

#9 The new Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace offers baked goods at its location within which other business?

The Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace opened in October.

#10 This Superior bakery, which specializes in donuts, opened a location on Tower Avenue in 2014.

A Dozen Excuses is located at 1112 Tower Ave.




about 5 years ago

Hmmm.. Someone forgot that one vegan bakery in town. The one called Cake Bandit.


about 5 years ago

Where are the two pictures at the top of the quiz from?  The one with the blood oranges looks fab.

Alison Moffat

about 5 years ago

Those photos are from a PDD story on Zenith Bread Project. Everything I've sampled from Zenith Bread Project has been stellar!

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