Category Archives: Bakeries and Coffee Shops

Looking for a bakery or coffee shop on Topsail Island? Here are some of the best spots to get fresh pastries, bagels and java in Topsail Beach, Surf City and Sneads Ferry. These sweet spots are perfect for a quick breakfast or baking for a special event.

Napoli Cafe: Best New Restaurant and Coffee Shop In Sneads Ferry

Sneads Ferry has a new darling that everyone is talking about!  It opened almost three months ago and if you haven’t tried it, well… You need to get out more often!  We’re talking about the new Napoli Cafe, located in the Food Lion Shopping Plaza. Open daily, they’re serving up possibly the best cup of Italian … Continue reading Napoli Cafe: Best New Restaurant and Coffee Shop In Sneads Ferry

Sugar Island Bakery, Surf City’s Little Taste of Heaven

by Donna Byrd Saturday morning, I experienced a rare occurrence. I walked into a shop with the intention of writing a blog; a bakery that I thought you would like to know about,  to help you with your holiday cooking needs. I had no idea what I was about to walk into. First of all, … Continue reading Sugar Island Bakery, Surf City’s Little Taste of Heaven

Holiday Baking in ‘the Ferry!’

by Donna Byrd   It’s my favorite time of the year! The calendar tells us it’s well into the fall season in Eastern North Carolina and FINALLY…it feels like it! Summer has finally released its control over our warm temperatures and cool, chilly weather has slipped in. It’s now officially “sweater weather!” I’m actually in … Continue reading Holiday Baking in ‘the Ferry!’

Surf City’s Treat-ery: The Corner Sweet, Bakeshop and Treats

Boy, did I chose the right place to stop in this morning! I have always heard good things about the Corner Sweet, Bakeshop and Treats, and since I had to be in Surf City, I decided to stop by and see what all the fuss was about. Just let me tell you… I get it…It’s … Continue reading Surf City’s Treat-ery: The Corner Sweet, Bakeshop and Treats

Minervini’s New York Bagel Company!

by Donna Byrd   In the mood for great big, beautiful hand rolled bagels, water kettled and baked to perfection? How about specialty coffees served up with fresh, baked pastries or muffins?  Got a hankering for that creative deli sandwich, piled high with succulent meats, cheeses and accompanying condiments? What about a scoop of homemade … Continue reading Minervini’s New York Bagel Company!

Surf City’s Hunga Bunga Java Coffee Bar – Where Coffee and Community Come Together

by Donna Byrd   “Coffee and friends are the perfect blend.”   Something a wise person once said.   While driving down the beach road on Topsail Island this morning I had a brilliant idea. I spotted a cheerful little patio tucked away in a small shopping area and saw that it belonged to Hunga … Continue reading Surf City’s Hunga Bunga Java Coffee Bar – Where Coffee and Community Come Together

Looking for Music, a Beverage, Books, and a bit of Culture? Try Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop

Looking for Music, a Beverage, Books, and a bit of Culture? Try Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop Recently, I had the opportunity to stop in at the Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop (which also boasts of a coffee and wine bar)  in  Topsail Beach.  Bill and I had just finished a perfect lunch … Continue reading Looking for Music, a Beverage, Books, and a bit of Culture? Try Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop