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Tag: Peggy’s cinnamon rolls Tacoma


Remember Peggy’s Cinnamon Rolls? Well, they’re back

Cinnamon Roll Tacoma

Cinnamon roll lovers, here’s a name from Tacoma’s pastry past – Peggy Waldherr.

Remember her? She was owner and baker of Peggy’s Cinnamon Rolls, which operated in Freighthouse Square from 1987-2007. Rising commodity prices and overhead costs put Waldherr out of business back then. She was looking a few years ago to return to baking, but didn’t want to take on a new business by herself.

Now? Her seven-year hiatus is over. She’s baking again at Cafe Gabrielle, a month-old cafe and bakery in Port Orchard, owned by her friend Gabrielle Freeland. Read more »


Butter me up: The waft of cinnamon returns to Tacoma’s Freighthouse Square

Tonya Reynolds smears frosting on made-from-scratch cinnamon rolls at Seasonal Delights Cafe in Freighthouse Square. Photo by Janet Jensen/Staff photographer

The assertive scent of cinnamon and sweetness drifted down the long, nearly empty corridor at Freighthouse Square. For longtime visitors of Freighthouse, cinnamon is a nostalgic scent for a building that once housed Peggy’s Cinnamon Rolls from 1987 to 2008. But more about Peggy’s in a bit. I followed the yeasty scent to Seasonal Delights Cafe, a from-scratch bakery and cafe. Husband-and-wife team Tonya and Wade “Scott” Reynolds opened the cafe Jan. 15. Read more »