Ladypreneurs We Love – Sarah O’Brien

If you’re an Atlanta reader, chances are you’ve had some of the deliciousness available at The Little Tart Bake Shop. Meet bakery owner Sarah O’Brien, who’s passion for baking presented itself early on (like age 10!). And hey, if you’ve not had Little Tart, when you’re done here, go and grab something sweet from their Grant Park or Krog […]


More Storefront 'Roommates' Splitting Space, Customers – NPR

Listen to the Story – All Things Considered   More businesses across the country are teaming up to share space and customers. And while the economic marriages of convenience can have real advantages, they also come with some some stresses. Sarah O’Brien is the owner of the Little Tart Bakeshop in Atlanta and shares a […]


2014 Best Coffee and Pastries – Atlanta Magazine

About The Little Tart Bakeshop + Octane At this combined business (and always-packed hangout) in Grant Park’s Jane building, baking whiz Sarah O’Brien displays the Little Tart’s ethereal croissants, galettes filled with local fruit, and other seductions next to Octane’s gleaming coffee bar. Sip a pour-over steeped with floral Ethiopian beans or try a cortado, […]


The South's Best New Coffee Shops – Garden & Gun

Little Tart Bakeshop & Coffee Bar Atlanta, GA The only thing better than the smell of fresh-brewed coffee in the morning is the aroma of just -baked, buttery almond croissants. That’s what Paris-trained baker Sarah O’Brien was counting on when she opened the second location of her popular bakery, at Krog Street Market, in partnership […]


Top 10 restaurants in Atlanta – The Guardian Newspaper

Little Tart Bakeshop/Octane Coffee Two businesses under one roof combine Atlanta’s finest bakery with the city’s most sophisticated coffee makers. First, peer into baking whiz Sarah O’Brien’s display case: flaky croissants, apple-cheddar turnovers, an unusually light creme fraiche quiche, and galettes filled with local fruit, among many temptations. Then decide between a coffee pour-over steeped […]


Atlanta Food Lovers Guide – Atlanta Magazine

by Bill Addison, Deborah Geering, Christiane Lauterbach, and Evan Mah Think of our A(TL) to Z index as your essential shopping list. We scoured the city’s best markets and shops to find fruits and vegetables at the peak of the season, fragrant olive oils, crusty breads, locally raised meats, tempting sweets, and much, much more. Plus, we sneak […]


Best Coffee and Pastries 2013 – Atlanta Magazine

At this combined business (and always-packed hangout) in Grant Park’s Jane building, baking whiz Sarah O’Brien displays the Little Tart’s ethereal croissants, galettes filled with local fruit, and other seductions next to Octane’s gleaming coffee bar. Sip a pour-over steeped with floral Ethiopian beans or try a cortado, the midpoint between an inky espresso and […]


Four Atlanta Pies to Impress Your Family, Friends and Enemies – Scout Mob

Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 Oh, Autumn. The time of year when we gear up to stuff our (collective) face with finely-roasted turkeys, piles of mashed potatoes and, appropriately enough, stuffing. Also, pie. Yes, dear reader, it’s pie time, er, high time we start thinking about holiday desserts. If you, like us, have rudimentary culinary skills […]


America's Best Bakeries – Travel + Leisure

America’s Best Bakeries Little Tart Bakeshop, Atlanta Baker Sarah O’Brien, who once studied at the Sorbonne, brings a slice of Paris to Atlanta’s Grant Park neighborhood with her pastries and tarts. A commitment to area ingredients means you’ll find crème fraîche quiche made with cheese from Sweet Grass Dairy and local vegetables as well as muscadine […]