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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.

The Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies You Didn't Realize Your Passover Needed

For the best Passover seder food, New York's, Breads Bakery should be on your bucket list. Passover is undeniably a tough time for bakers and their fans. As much as anything, a certain degree of lightness...
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Mutari Chocolate: Bean-to-Bar Factory & Cafe in Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

Last fall, my brother and I stopped by Mutari Chocolate to wait out traffic. The factory-cafe smells absolutely wonderful when you step inside. We decided to share the Tasting Flight, $15, of sing...

Conca D’oro chocolate cookie bars

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by TAS826 4 days ago

Hello. I was hoping someone may have a recipe posted in a 1970s Bon Appetit RSVP. It was for an Italian cookie from a bakery in NJ called Conca D’oro. The bakery will no longer share the recipe but...

Harvard Sq. Breakfast Impressions at Tatte Bakery & Cafe

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by SuzieCK 2 months ago

Cambridge Morning 6/1/2019 Woke up at the crack of dawn to drive my friend Jen to the airport. I love driving in the early morning or late at night when the roads are quiet and one seems to fly, ...

Dense chocolate cake between Boston and Newton

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by Blumie 29 days ago

Driving from the Back Bay to Newton for a friend’s birthday. She wants a chocolate cake, but doesn’t like “fluffy” cake. Any good suggestions for a denser chocolate cake that doesn’t need to be pre...

Breadbelly | Inner Richmond District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 26 days ago

Open since year-end, Breadbelly was my first pick to catch-up over lunch with a chef friend in April. Trying to avoid the crowds, we dropped in mid-morning only to find every table in the small caf...

Bob's Well Bread Bakery at the Ballard Store coming soon!

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

Construction is underway for Bob's Well Bread of Los Alamos to expand to the long vacant site of the former Ballard Store in Santa Ynez Valley. Completion is estimated in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Babka by Ayélet | Palo Alto - Town & Country Village

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

On the Third Day of (Jewish) Christmas, a field trip to the new babka bakery and coffee shop. The Four Barrel coffee logo was displayed but the La Marzocco espresso machine on the counter had not b...

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...

Morning at Ottimo | Yountville - Napa Valley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

When I complained about the wretched coffee during my previous visit to Napa Valley, https://www.chowhound.com/post/napa-valley-coffee-roasting-company-st-helena-1062509 https://www.chowhound.com...

Alternative Version of Croquembouche - Toronto

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by Britmeg 2 months ago

With a September wedding looming we have just learned that our source for croquembouche has fallen through - help! My fiancé's fav dessert is key lime pie and mine's black forest cake, so we were h...

Grover Beach Sourdough | SLOCo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

In November I had a chance to check out Grover Beach Sourdough for the morning meal. Open for six months at that point by SF Bay Area escapees who also operate The Spoon Trade Restaurant across the...

Grace Pastries on Jefferson Blvd Crenshaw District L.A.

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by mochi mochi 13 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for the Teacakes from Grace Pastries on Jefferson Blvd. in Crenshaw-Los Angeles? The bakery is long gone... The cakes were square with a butter frosting and very greasy. I...

Regular Donuts

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by nuskette 4 months ago

Where can I get good donuts that aren't Dunkin' or hipster? (Look, I enjoy hipster donuts as much as the next person, but sometimes you just want a normal donut.) I would particularly die if I foun...

Butterbun Bakery Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn

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by pannunz2010 2 months ago

I grew up in Midwood and every Sunday for a dozen years would stop at Butterbun's Bakery on Nostrand Avenue. I could never get enough of their seven layer cake and eventually they closed and when I...

Camellia Coffee Roasters | Sacramento - WAL Public Market

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

In January I had a chance to sit down at the newish cafe in WAL Public market by Camellia Coffee Roasters. The flat white-ish style cappuccino from this new roaster and cafe was terrific. Dense and...

Still looking for a Good Old Fashion Jewish Bakery in Brooklyn or nearby

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by Hydrin 2 years ago

I am craving good old fashion Jewish Rye, Salt Sticks, Rolls, etc etc etc. I know we have posted about this before but just wondering if any have been found. I tried Chiffon but it is not that...

Delish flourless chocolate cake from Chantilly, Bronxville...

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by gutreactions 3 months ago

We all contribute to our annual Passover table, and one of our jobs was a flourless chocolate cake, which we usually bake ourselves. However, it was not going to happen this year, so in the final h...

North End for true Italian pastries?

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by chefdaddyo 8 months ago

Very disappointing. Tried Mike's cannoli and sfogliatelle. Fair. Bova's last weekend was also fair. I asked for baba au rhum. Had no idea what I was talking about. Rum cake? Okay, I'll take ...

Hy's cheesecake

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by eileen 15 years ago

There used to be a wonderful shop in NJ (don't recall the town)called Hy's cheesecake. Hy retired and did not sell the shop (or the recipe) anybody know the shop (or a similar cheesecake) It was VE...