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Arz Bakery

Greekfood Koukla | Jun 6, 2009 04:59 PM

Initially wanted to go to Athens Pastries to pick up some yalaktobouriko (custard and phyllo with a honey syrup), but got detoured and went to Arz instead.

We bought 4 pastries, but most of them had a weird aftertaste. Paid $12. The hazelnut torte in particular had a very weird sticky 'icing' on it. 2 of them were on the verge of being a bit stale, just not there yet. All in all I kinda regret making the detour cause I know I would have gotten an extremely fresh, much more stellar product at Athens.

Everyone did seem to be buying the various types of baklava, but that's not my thing, so I didn't. Did I just get the wrong thing? I thought they were kind of famous for their pastries, bakery, etc?? Anyone have a better experience or suggestion on what to get next time?

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