Bliss-fullness Custom Cakes & Pastries to leave the west side for Old Town
01/31/2013 4:05 PM
01/31/2013 4:05 PM
WICHITA — There's blissful news for denizens of Old Town.
Angie and Johnny Vasquez are moving their Bliss-fullness Custom Cakes & Pastries from Tyler Plaza near Central and Tyler, where it opened last summer, to Old Town.
The shop will locate between Larkspur and Wasabi.
"We were eating lunch at Wasabi one day, and my husband was like, 'Let's go take a walk,'" Angie Vasquez says.
They saw that a space next door along with a loft above it were available.
"Basically, that was the selling point for us," Angie Vasquez says. "We can have a business and a family all at one place."
The couple has two toddlers and a 19-year-old, Johnny Jalali.
"My 19-year-old is kind of like a baking prodigy," Angie Vasquez says.
Bliss-fullness has cupcakes, cakes and pastries, such as croissants, which are made fresh daily.
"We are definitely going to go up on the pastries," Angie Vasquez says.
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