Dear Readers - My name is Gian Antonio Pepe. I am the youngest son in the Pepe Family, responsible for running the day-to-day of our restaurants and bakeries, with lots of help. Over the past few years you haven’t heard much from us on our blog, but I plan on writing to you more. I’m not sure exactly what I’ll be sending—restaurant updates, coupons, event invites—but I promise to make it worth your time. In our first attempt at this blog revamp, I’d like to tell you more about our new pizza oven! The story starts ten years ago. When my brother and I
The historic Carmel Bakery opened in 1899 on Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea, and remains today the oldest building in Carmel and the oldest bakery still in its original location on the west coast. For the first time in its 100+ year history, Carmel Bakery has opened a second location, inside the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, CA.