Granted, I only sampled one thing on one day, so its not a good test statistically, but I will certainly return to sample more goodies.
My dentist, who is in Pasadena, would be proud to know I stopped in the bakery after my cleaning. So many things looked tempting, but eventually I settled on a cheese danish so that I could eat and drive to work. Plain croissants were gone, but they still had a few chocolate, some almond, and raspberry jam danish, all of which sported, I would assume, the much discussed croissant dough of which the plain are made. It was delicious. Pastry was tender, flaky, buttery, but not greasy. Filling was light, creamy, sweet but not cloying. I wish I'd bought 2 (but am glad I didn't!).
I've discovered my new favorite, better than amandine, which is a little on the greasy side for me, and on par with Boule in taste, but twice the size and half the price (danish was $2). How did we ever suffer through those terrible cardboard, canned fruit pie filling danish that we get served at breakfast meetings for so long? Or maybe I'm just a late pastry bloomer...
What should I get when I go back? It all looked delicious!