Indian Express | 02/08/2022 04:49 PM | Click to read full article
It will not be an exaggeration to call Smith Field Bakery a cultural landmark of Chennai. This place has seen world wars and the city’s evolution from its roots. Even after 137 years, the cakes, bread and cookies of the bakery still tingles the taste buds of the residents of Purasawalkam and beyond.
The bakery is believed to have been established in 1885 by Ponnusamy Naicker of Sadarasapattinam near Mahabalipuram after he moved to Purasawalkam.