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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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Need help with recipe: poppy seed cake from Kramer's Pastries • New York • Yorkville

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by BakingFool27 4 days ago

Trying to locate a recipe for the poppy seed cake sold at the old Kramer's Pastries. The Kramer family's bakery was at 1643 Second Avenue in Yorkville from 1953 to 1999. We really want to recreate ...

SOHO BAKERY & CAFE, Chalmers Gate, 330 Hwy # 7, Richmond Hill - Gutsy opening by a new kid on the block!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 days ago

It will take a lot of guts to compete and open up a Hong Kong style cafe/bakery in the same plaza as ' Luculus '....one of the best Hong Kong style bakery in the GTA. Today, driven by curiosity,...

Ad Astra Bread Company | Other Brother Beer Co - Seaside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

So I've just learned that Ron Mendoza has been giving away his test batches of bread this week of the soon to open Ad Astra Bread Company located inside Other Brother Beer Company brewery. However,...

Seth Greenberg's Just Desserts opens softly in Larchmont...

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by gutreactions 25 days ago

After walking thru the busy Larchmont Farmers Market this morning, I walked over to Seth Greenberg's Just Desserts, his cozy new bake shop on Palmer Ave., next to Lusardi's. Lucky to get a 10% disc...

Cafe Fina | Santa Fe, NM

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Lucky for me, Cafe Fina is the closest eatery to my hosts' home, a wonderful starting point for Day 2 of my May vacation. Though I was very tempted by migas for breakfast, I heeded the advice of mo...

Farmer's Markets

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by kySafran 28 days ago

I visited a farmer's market recently and as always bought far more than I'd planned to. It's a joy interacting with the vendors who have a passion for their high-grade produce. It inspires me to up...

Boutique Crenn pastry pop-up, 9/13 & 14, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"Cancel the flight to Paris. Hayes Valley is where it’s at. Boutique Crenn will be hosting its very first pastry pop up, featuring a selection from @dominiquecrenn’s latest patisserie/boulangerie, ...

Sfogliatella in Boston post Maria's

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by jochaima 1 month ago

Now that Maria's has closed (happy for her but arrrgh!!) , where can we find good Sfogliatella in Boston? Caffe Vittoria - which does some great things - we thought was merely ok for this particu...

Buttercup Pantry Restaurant & Bakery | Placerville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The place was packed early Saturday morning in May. I was here for breakfast because Buttercup Pantry was less than a two-block walk from my hotel in the drizzle. And, reputedly the best biscui...

George Washington Cake?

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by cgarner 9 years ago

My husband grew up in Germantown in the late 50's and early 60's. He has fond memories of George Washington Cake (it's kind of a spice cake chocolate icing or frosting, I'm not sure) sold in large ...

Bizarre hot dog buns

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by JoeAllen 4 years ago

When we shop in Madison WI at Woodman's, there are a dozen regional bakeries represented. Gonella Bakery makes delicious hot dog buns that you don't have to rip apart. They're individually baked. A...

Kickstarter for Breadboard Bakery, Arlington MA

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

My friend Daisy Chow is close to opening her own bakery. Here's her dream: "One thing they don’t always tell you about big dreams is how much of pursuing one is just showing up and consistently put...

North End for true Italian pastries?

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by chefdaddyo 11 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 ...

Kantine | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Back in May I enjoyed a solo breakfast at Kantine. At that point it had been open for almost a year. On a brisk and windy day, the outdoor seating was not an inviting option. Thought I’d laze her...

Queens Bukharan Bread

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 2 months ago

There used to be a sweaty narrow storefront bakery in Rego Park/Forest Hills area (not Kew Gardens) making highly traditional Bukharan/Uzbek breads (kosher, I believe) the old fashioned way. I used...

Trader Joe's switches up beloved frozen croissant!

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by athome11215 1 year ago

Urgh! So frustrated and sad to report that the small frozen croissants that I have been buying from Trader Joe's out of their frozen "breakfast" inventory for nearly ten years have been substitute...

Traveling from Bay Area to Red Bluff... Searching for Bakeries

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by audish 3 months ago

Hi, I'll be travelling back and forth to Red Bluff, CA from the bay area - 237 -> 880 -> 680 -> 780 -> 80 -> 505 -> 5 (to Red Bluff) several times in the next two months. Would love suggestions f...

Bagels on the Run, Pelham Rd, New Rochelle

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by masha 2 months ago

I just noticed that this bagel shop had opened when I was driving by over the weekend. Has anyone tried their bagels or know anything about the owners? Gutreactions? You seem to be the expert on...

Mama Mel's Bread | Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Two months ago, I checked out the pop-up at a commercial kitchen in Petaluma. The find of the night was Mama Mel's Bread. These gluten-free breads are the best I've tried with beautiful crumb and ...