Sarmentine bakery. Santa Rosa.

by seefoo 10 days ago

I hesitate to even speak of this place. It’s so excellent. The white bread loaf will elevate even the most mundane of school lunches. It’s a loaf of white bread. Great crumb, and the flavor so so ...

Lee's Sandwiches - Banh Mi in Falls Church and Beyond

by Steve 3 years ago

I never paid much attention to the Lee's Sandwiches chain until I saw one of the food tv shows (was it Bourdain?) where they highlighted Lee's in the Little Saigon area of Orange County as a prime ...

Bakers of Paris wholesale bakery closing March 20

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Wholesale bakery, Bakers of Paris announced that it is shutting down after March 20 due to a rent hike. It's been the low price leader, so expect to see increases in sandwiches and other pastry ...

Backhaus | San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

On a recent Sunday, I recently stopped by Backhaus, the new bakery in downtown San Mateo, for the first time. Just after noon, the shelves were already pretty decimated. I chose the whole wheat-cho...

Foods That Destroy the Roof of your Mouth

by paulispumonti 12 years ago

Here's my shortlist: 1) Almost any sandwich on a crispy baguette- major damage 2) crispy tortilla chips or nachos eaten when drunk- I've had to pull out those pointy ends with a pair of tweez...

Dos Hermanos Bakery | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

My housemate Cynsa snuck out early Saturday morning to the closest bakery, Dos Hermanos, to pick up breakfast treats..

Why are baguettes in the US so bad?

by plasticman 11 years ago

The baguettes in France are light, airy and have a thin crust. I could eat a whole baguette easily. The baguettes in the US are terrible by comparison. Some are just white bread shaped into a tube....

The Home Baked Baguette of your dreams, simple and easy

by janniecooks 4 years ago

Forget all the hoo-ha about the need for special equipment, using a pre-ferment, special shaping, ice cubes in the oven, complicated instructions and so forth on making a decent loaf at home. Yest...

Using acidic whey in place of water for baguette dough

by lacoet 5 years ago

Hi, I have some leftover whey from making ricotta and yogurt. According to what I've been reading on the net that would be Acidic Whey and they say it's not good to use in place of water when m...

My Ideal Baguette is at Tous Les Jours

by Steve 4 years ago

Not everyone has the same idea of what a great beguette is, but for me it is shatteringly crisp on the outside, and easy to chew on the inside. The serious bakers here tend to make a tough version...

Whole wheat baguettes

by philbkr 4 years ago

Anyone know of a source for these in central CT or thereabouts? Have checked from Hartford to Middletown and in between but have had no luck. Supposedly some of the supermarktets bring in breads f...

Baguettes between Sunnyvale and Santa Cruz?

by sed 5 years ago

Hello helpful chowhounds! Can anyone recommend a good baguette (sweet, not sourdough) somewhere along my commute - Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Santa Cruz/Capitola/Soquel? Manresa bread in Los Gatos may...

Baguette toasts

by hungryann 5 years ago

Hey folks, Where can I buy ready made baguette toasts. I know they are easy to do but it's for a party and I would appreciate the convenience rather than spend time doing this. Thanks!

French Bread in Atlanta

by Robin O 18 years ago

I just got back from Paris and loved the food there, I can't wait to try on my own a couple of dishes. Question, In Atlanta, where would I find that perfect french baguette? Is it possible? Just cr...

New bread & pastries from France at Ma France in Lexington

Chris VR
by Chris VR 6 years ago

I saw on Ma France's Facebook feed that they were importing parbaked pastry & breads from France and finishing them off locally and selling them at their store in Lexington. My daughter & stopped ...

Best Baguette in Calgary

by Scary Bill 6 years ago

Just read an EnRoute article about the ten best baguettes in Paris. As I'm not in Paris I'm looking for candidates for the best baguette in Calgary. My go to is Ace sold in several stores and resta...

Best Baguette in Philly

by jellybell 6 years ago

I am eating a baguette from La Columbe Fishtown and it's good. It made me wonder what other great baguettes are out there.

Paris Baguette vs Clear Flour Baguettes

by kdl 6 years ago

Has anyone noticed that the baguettes at Paris Baguette (Hmart/Central Sq location) taste and look exactly like the ones at Clear Flour? It's pretty uncanny how similar they are. If they do b...

Baguettes from Buiphong in Oakland

by GH1618 6 years ago

I go to Buy Phong bakery to get a good baguette. That's in the Fruitvale district of Oakland. Not the peninsula, but there's a bridge. Buy Phong might supply some outlets on the peninsula, but i...

Best French-style Baguette on Peninsula?

by goodeatsgal 11 years ago

I'm looking for a place on the Peninsula to buy an authentic French-style baguette. The kind that is skinny, crispy crunchy and caramel brown on the outside, with a chewy interior and irregular ho...