Another high profile biz suffers a loss in Midtown Kansas City.
Don't be a reactionary jerk about this one . . . There are quite a few readers who LURVE this local independent spot that manages to craft some worthwhile pastries the exceed expectations for even the most skeptical local.
Here are the deets to consider whilst I go grab a cup of coffee . . .
"After more than a decade on 39th Street, Sunday, May 8, 2022 is the last call at Mud Pie Vegan Bakery and Coffeehouse.
"An update on Mud Pie’s Instagram account announced the decision to close its doors, with the team providing a statement in an attempt to clear things up.
“[Mud Pie on 39th Street] has been our second home since we opened over 11 years ago, however with the challenges of the last two years and Michael’s worsening MS, we felt we couldn’t keep both locations running,” the Mud Pie post says.
“We had to go to where our kitchen is so that our amazing bakers can continue to create delicious vegan treats. Although I know this isn’t necessarily the ideal location for many, it was a matter of getting smaller and doing more to hopefully become stronger or close it all down.”
The vegan bakery’s closure marks the end of an 11-year run for its physical presence in Kansas City. Only its Overland Park shop (7319 W. 95th Street) which was in part crowd-funded in 2017 remains. The larger kitchen allows Mud Pie to offer expanded offerings like delivery and shipping.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Co-owner Mike Valverde After more than a decade on 39th Street, Sunday, May 8, 2022 is the last call at Mud Pie Vegan Bakery and Coffeehouse. An update on Mud Pie's Instagram account announced the decision to close its doors, with the team providing a statement in an attempt to clear things up.