La Toscanella Bakery & Paninoteca is the newest eatery to open in the scorchingly hot SLU neighborhood, having opened its doors to the public this morning at 6 a.m. The bakery specializes in Italian pastries, sandwiches, desserts, and coffee. Daily hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.. Update: It will open at 5 p.m. today. Regular hours begin tomorrow.
[Photos: S. Pratt]