Poetry would be comprised entirely of haikus and sonnets dedicated to cakes and pastries if poets didn't devour their idyllic subjects before having a chance to write. Say what meter and rhythm cannot with today’s Groupon: for $8, you get $16 worth of cakes, pastries, and more at M&W Dutch American Bakery, located on Pacific Avenue. Named Best Bakery 2010 by San Joaquin magazine, M&W Dutch American Bakery uses tried-and-true European recipes to bake an impressive array of delectable cakes, cookies, and other baked treats. Take home a dozen of M&W’s wholesome cookies ($4.00–$5.00) in flavors such as Florentine, chocolate chip, and soft, chewy oatmeal. Bread loaves ($2.00–$3.50) provide a fix for yeast junkies, with sourdough, wheat, french, and challah bread fresh from the oven and ready for ravenous consumption. The bakery also offers danishes ($1.25), croissants ($1.50), and a plethora of other meticulously crafted pastries. And M&W even whips up a variety of lunchtime bites, with specialties such as jagtwurst ($3.50) and sauerkraut-covered pastrami ($3.50) to feed the German national polka orchestra when it plays impromptu shows in your backyard.
Those with wedding bells or special occasions looming ominously on the horizon can use this deal toward one of M&W’s custom cakes, which come in a bouquet of scrumptious flavors such as espresso, Dutch-chocolate whipped cream, and banana nut. Otherwise, pastry purveyors can head to the M&W Dutch American Bakery store and revel at the hundreds of colorful treats singing creamy siren songs from behind the display case. Satisfy your sweet tooth and macaroon-loving femur all in one trip with today’s Groupon to M&W Dutch American Bakery.