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Pain au chocolat

michael macaulay Mar 23, 2004 11:04 AM

I'm looking for the best pain au chocolat in Toronto.
Tried Rahier, La Chignone, Patachou, Clafouti.
Still have not found the perfect one.

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    ggom1 Jun 17, 2013 05:10 PM

    Have you tried Epi? You can find them around town, like at Leslieville Cheese Shop and The Healthy Butcher.

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      KAYLO Jun 17, 2013 05:34 PM

      cafe olga in cabbage town / see my thread

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        KAYLO Jun 17, 2013 05:35 PM

        whoops! me again...she doesn't make them every day so call ahead and be there when they come out of the oven. ECSTASY!

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      Mooniegirl Jun 17, 2013 06:52 AM

      I would like to propose a couple of "pains" that are right off the regular circuit : Pain au chocolat at Chabichou on Harbord and also the version at the Gilead cafe ? I find that the chocolat slightly melted from hot flaky croissant at Chabichou is of a superior quality .

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        Frances in Toronto Mar 25, 2004 11:12 AM

        here is a weblink featuring Pain Perdu.


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          michael Mar 26, 2004 03:09 PM

          thank you for both your replies.
          I hope to get there this Saturday am.

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          Frances in Toronto Mar 23, 2004 03:18 PM

          what about Pain Perdu on St. Clair West? i've tried their chocolate croissant and it is super flakey and all the people in that bakery speak french... it costs about $1.75 for a chocolate croissant. mmm mmm good.

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            frank Mar 23, 2004 12:54 PM

            have you tried celestin's pain au chocolat? it's quite good. very flaky. chocolate is nice as well. I buy mine at the cheese boutique. celestin only delivers on saturday and sunday there. i've been buying it for a couple months there and people are really getting into it. it's on your left as you come in the door.

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              kieks Mar 23, 2004 12:54 PM

              I would certainly try Flys de Lys on Yonge north of Davisville. I've never been disappointed with their croissants. Best pain au chocolat since I was in Paris. kieks.

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                kwass Jun 17, 2013 05:26 PM

                I've never even heard of Flys de Lys? Is it new?

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                  shekamoo Jun 17, 2013 05:57 PM

                  note date of post...

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                    kwass Jun 17, 2013 06:03 PM

                    OMG!! Do I feel stupid!! Thanks shekamoo :)

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