Port Townsend-based bakers Pane d’Amore is setting up shop
between Lynwood Theatre and the Treehouse Cafe.
I just got an e-mail from the bakery’s future manager, Elliott
Yakush, who says he plans to open in early February, after the
building’s renovations are completed.
Until then, the bakery’s truck will serve up fresh bread and
pastries in front of its future location every Monday from 12 to 4
p.m. starting Oct. 5.
“It’ll be a good way to get to know the community I’ll be
selling bread and living in,” Yakush said.
Pane d’Amore’s has two other locations: in Port Townsend’s
Uptown district and on 5th Avenue in Sequim.
Sunset likes the bakery. In its June issue, the magazine noted
Pane d’Amore as part of the reason the town is “poised to become
the Northwest’s next culinary destination.”
By the way, Port Townsend’s gourmet offerings make it the “Paris
of the Olympic Peninsula,” according to Sunset. With Pane d’Amore
coming to the island, what will that make Bainbridge? Why, the
“Paris of the Kitsap Peninsula,” of course. Sorry Bremerton (“The
Detroit of the Kitsap Peninsula), and Poulsbo (“The Leavenworth of
the Kitsap Peninsula”) and Silverdale (“The Tacoma Mall of the