Zoss the Swiss Baker closing up shop for now

The red and blue of a neon Open sign stands out well against the gray, rainy sky over Cleveland Heights on a recent weekday. Zoss, The Swiss Baker has called this home for 23 years, and things look to me just as they did almost exactly five years ago.

At that time, I had just started my new chapter in Cleveland, after working as a correspondent for Switzerland’s public broadcaster.

And when in a new place, it can help to find wisdom from people who can relate to our experience.

That’s what led me to Kurt and Barbara Zoss before. The reason I sought out the bakers Zoss again on this day is because they’ve decided to close this fixture of Cleveland Heights on March 30.

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