Pastry Transitions

The Owner of Niche Gluten-Free Cafe and Bakery Just Bought Crumble and Flake

"After hundreds of 12+ hour days, 32,144 cream puffs, 41,289 croissants, 50,746 smoked paprika croissants, 57,590 kouign amann, 63,850 macarons and thousands of other pastries, I am quite frankly burned out."

06/26/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Sugar and Spice

5 Baked Goods for Christmas Morning

When you've wakened from a slumber of sugar plums dancing in your head, make sure you have one of these delicious treats on hand for breakfast.

12/20/2013 By Chelsea Lin

Critic's Notebook

Best Dishes of 2013 Countdown # 10: Crumble and Flake

Cheddar and smoked paprika croissant.

12/18/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


Weed Won’t Show Up in Restaurants Anytime Soon

Why pastry chefs aren’t high on pot as an ingredient.

01/23/2013 By Danielle Zorn

My Ten Favorite Dishes of 2012

Smoked Paprika Cheddar Croissant at Crumble and Flake

Dish #5: The pastry you wish you were eating this minute.

12/24/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Baked Bakers

So Will Bakeries Make Artisanal Pot Brownies Now?

Don't expect any cannabis macarons at Crumble and Flake...but maybe a class at Pantry at Delancey?

12/06/2012 By Danielle Zorn


Seattle Pastry Chefs Go Rogue

The early bird gets the cinnamon roll at Crumble and Flake.

09/19/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Morning Matters

Crumble and Flake: Go Early

The diminutive patisserie is selling out before lunchtime.

05/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: Hot Cakes comes to Ballard, Hunger on the move, Voxx to open a downtown iteration, and more.

05/04/2012 By Brandon L. Bye


Five Restaurant Openings to Watch in May

Coming this month: Vessel returns, dining amongst Chihulys, and modern Korean at Pike Place Market.

05/01/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Crumble and Flake Opens May 5

People, we are just days away from enjoying Neil Robertson’s pastry creations.

04/27/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Five Restaurant Openings to Watch in April

Coming this month: Ethan Stowell’s pizza by the slice, shabu shabu in the International District, a cartwheel-inducing bakery, and more.

04/03/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Tracking 2012

Five Openings I’m Awaiting in 2012

We’ve celebrated the newcomers and mourned the shuttered. Now let’s look ahead.

12/28/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Breaking Restaurant News

Neil Robertson Will Open Crumble and Flake on Olive Way

One of Seattle’s favorite pastry chefs will set up shop this spring.

12/06/2011 By Allecia Vermillion