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Sweet Bar Bakery

2355 Broadway, Oakland

Owned by the famous Mani Niall, former personal chef to Michael Jackson, and located on the corner of Broadway and 24th Street, in Uptown Oakland, Sweet Bar Bakery entices with its spaciousness, ambiance, and dreamy curves, not to mention its delicious menu!

"I was drawn in by the historic building [formerly MacFarlane’s Candy and Ice Cream showroom] and warm glow of the windowed corner space," noted Niall in an interview with SF.Eater.com. "Two walls of 15-foot windows; it's all about light. Forty-five feet wide at the front and fifteen feet wide at the back— shaped like a giant slice of pie!"
 

Architect

Daniel Smith & Associates

Designer

Rocket Restaurant Resource

For this buildout, Black Creek built a baker’s kitchen, along with a curved designer bar and floating ceiling. We also hung custom lighting, refinished floors, upgraded plumbing, solved the impossible problem of venting the new hood, and refurbished the existing bathrooms.

They say “the devil is in the details” and in construction, that often means finishes. Niall describes the aesthetic as having:  "the color palette of an ice cream sandwich—warm chocolate brown, white, and custardy butter yellow—accented by bursts of rhubarb red and huckleberry blue.”  Sweet Bar will not disappoint the senses. Stop by, check out our handiwork, and treat yourself to a vegan cupcake, or a bacon-gorgonzola scone!

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