A Good Cake Is Hard to Find: R.I.P., Sweet Corner Bakeshop

Sweet Corner Bakeshop had a storefront located on Hudson Street. The Bakeshop has since closed but its desserts have left a lasting impression. (Staff Illustration by Debbie Alalade)

As a wise tweet once said, “Once you realize that you don’t need a special occasion to buy a cake, the second part of your life begins.” 

When I was younger, my parents found endless excuses to bring home a chocolate layer cake from Gregg’s — a humble Rhode Island chain so renowned for its desserts, even former President Barack Obama paid a visit while in office. If you don’t trust Obama’s

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