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Bakery

Searching for a great bakery? Chowhounds know the best spots, from hole-in-the-wall donut shops to artisan bread bakers. Tell us what you're looking for and find it all here.

Get to Know King Cake (And Why There's a Plastic Baby Hidden Inside)

The intersection between the secular and the religious is a fair starting block for any exploration of beloved holiday traditions, and the Mardi Gras king cake tradition is no exception. However, though...
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Round Bread Sandwich Loaf?

TerriDawn
by TerriDawn 5 hours ago

When I was growing up in Los Angeles, in the 70’s and 80’s, there was a bakery/deli in Culver City where my mom often bought a round loaf of bread filled with sandwiches for baby showers and partie...

Pizza bread for Italian hotdogs

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by dennishills 11 days ago

Do anybody know a bread distributor or bakery that ships pizza bread for Italian hot dogs in the USA?

Moishe's is closed!!! Where to buy kichel?

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by Juxie 11 days ago

Yes, I know it was grungy and probably hadn't been cleaned in half a century. But OMG, those giant kichel disks were addictive! And the poppy seed strudel was pretty good, too. Strudel, I can f...

Venice Food Experiences, bakeries, pasta shops, etc (that are not dinner out)

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by ciaodog 2 months ago

I will be spending Christmas week in Venice with extended family ages 2-75. We're all foodies but because of kids and Christmas holidays we're thinking about dinner at home most of the time. I am w...

Backhaus | San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 20 days 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...

Pastries for the Lunar New Year at Masse's (Berkeley)

daveena
by daveena 8 years ago

I went up to Masse's to find a chocolate cake for a family member's birthday and was blown away by the gorgeous pastries they made for the Lunar New Year - yuzu eclairs with pale green icing and pa...

Taco Temple | Morro Bay - SLOCo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Taco Temple in Morro Bay has been one of Chowhound's favorite destinations on the Central Coast, judging from the 150+ mentions on this site. It changed hands a couple years ago, and expanded to a ...

Summer Solstice Pig Roast @ Alta Bakery | Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

My intro to the long-awaited Alta Bakery was the summer solstice pig roast it hosted along with Cult Tacos in June. This was a nice way to see how the inner court and gardens of the Cooper Molera A...

Small bakery cake

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by soccermom13 2 months ago

I want to purchase a small cake from a bakery to take to a restaurant. It will be served after we eat to celebrate two major events in our family. I have checked with the restaurant and they allow...

Daily Driver | Dogpatch - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

My first time here was in August and I was lucky to get a parking spot around the corner. Fascinating to observe the cheese production, especially when the cheesemaker put her ear to what I think w...

Tiwa Kitchen | Taos, New Mexico

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

One final stop in Taos after checking out of Casa Benavides https://www.chowhound.com/post/casa-benavides-bb-taos-mexico-1087618 , I circled back to Tiwa Kitchen for lunch. I had spotted it on my e...

Ginochio's Kitchen | Bodega Bay - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Last year during Christmas week, I headed to the Sonoma Coast for bivalves. I was also interested in trying the crab sandwich at Gourmet Au Bay. But it was not available and I stepped over to its ...

Chokola Bean to Bar | Taos, New Mexico

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

From Taos Pueblo https://www.chowhound.com/post/pueblo-bread-taos-pueblo-1087607 , I headed back to my hotel to check-out. But not before investigating the source of the early morning whiff of caca...

Pueblo Bread at Taos Pueblo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Bright and early I headed to Taos Pueblo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a self-guided tour. After a big breakfast at my B&B and dinner at The Love Apple the night before, https://www.chowhound.c...

Any place one can buy Kouign Amann in SF?

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by cyssf 9 years ago

Tom fell in love with kouign amann while on our home exchange in Brittany, I have been searching for a bakery in San Francisco that sells this. I tried using David Leibovitz's version which was to...

Saltwater Bakeshop | San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

On June 20, I stopped by Saltwater Bakeshop at its new brick-and-mortar location in San Mateo's Kitchentown, lured by previous IG images of KA. But alas, on Kouign Amann Day, none were produced her...

Abiquiú: Ghost Ranch, Bodes General Store, Flourchild's Bakery, Dar al Islam Mosque

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Following breakfast in La Espanola https://www.chowhound.com/post/breakfast-la-cocina-espanola-mexico-1086923, I hurried toward Abiquiú and Ghost Ranch.

Malassadas for Christmas @ The Portuguese Bakery, Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The Portuguese Bakery has announced that it's taking orders for Malassadas for Christmas. "Malassada / Filhos Cinnamon sugar or sugar Available Dates Place Your Order for these dates only!...

Bakery Blahs

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by pitap 2 months ago

Anyone have a favourite bakery that has stopped living up to its name? A favourite pastry that just isn't the same anymore?

In Memory: Yung Sing Pastry Shop

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by syoung 2 months ago

On about Nov 29, 2009, Yung Sing put up a note on the window saying they were closed for renovations, but alas they never did reopen. Today the remnants of the store is still there, shuttered up wi...