Best bakery 2013: Albemarle Baking Company

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Albemarle Baking Company

418 W. Main St.

Chandler’s Bakery
Albemarle Square Shopping Center

In Ed Sheeran’s “The A Team,” he describes his lover’s face as “crumbling like pastries.” And while that lyric is arguably one of the worst ever written, he must have had the treats at ABC, which break apart ever-so-deliciously and burst with flavors both sweet and savory, in mind. Chandler’s takes the runner-up spot with its classic confections in Albemarle Square Shopping Center.