Matt tried a West Coast toast, a quiche Lorraine, and some sweets from Pekara Bakery and Bistro.
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Baked goods at Lucky Moon Pies and More make for a good treat
Matt drove to Mahomet and sampled a few of the many bakery items at Lucky Moon Pies and More.
Incredible sweet and savory crepes at Paris Super Crepes
Matt checks out Campustown's Paris Super Crȇpes and tries a savory chicken teriyaki crȇpe, a sweet crȇpe, and more.
Five sweet eats to try in C-U
Matt tried five different sweets from local shops around Champaign-Urbana.
Made-from-scratch Japanese desserts at Suzu’s Bakery
Matt interviews Jennifer Gunji-Ballsrud, one of the owners of Suzu's Japanese Bakery, who said, “Opening during the pandemic, although it was a bit crazy, we did find it brought happiness to many people.”
Talking baby goats and cheeses with Leslie Cooperband, co-owner of Prairie Fruits Farms and Creamery
“We have a community that cares about what the farming community provides. It’s a great place to be a farmer and a peacemaker.”
Matt talks with Leslie Cooperband of local farm Prairie Fruit Farms and Creamery about their award-winning cheeses, farm life, and baby goats.
Sampling sweet treats from Suzu’s Japanese Bakery
Matt tastes several baked goods from Suzu's Bakery in Downtown Champaign, the first Japanese bakery in Champaign County.
An interview with Hilary Porter of Walnut Street Tea Company
Matt talks with Hilary Porter, the owner of Walnut Street Tea Company, who said, “People are drinking more tea and coffee at home instead of the office.”
An interview with Eric Faulker, owner of Original Pancake House
“We have such a loyal customer base that transparency is the only option, and we have had an outpouring of support because of it.”
A look inside Made in Urbana’s world of 3D printing
Matt interviews Judy Lee, founder of the downtown Urbana fabrication studio Made in Urbana to learn their secrets to success during the COVID-19 pandemic.