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Sep 20, 2006 04:03 PM


Anyone know where to find them in Manhattan?

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  1. Starbucks and Whole Foods. Seriously.

    But neither are as good as the ones in Amsterdam.

    1. Starbucks has stopped serving them. You can get them off the internet.

      1. I alwasy see them in Health Food Stores: LifeThyme on 6th Avenue in the village: perelandra in Brooklyn Heights. Fairways markets have them too.

        1. they're at the garden of eden grocery stores. i get them at the one on 14th and 5th ave.

          1. Question somewhat off tangent. When I was in Amsterdam, I had a waffle from a pushcart that I have never been able to find. It wasn't like the thin tuilles that I picture with stroopwafel. Instead, it resembled a thinner belgian waffle. It was buttery and crusty with sugar that almost seemed baked into the waffle rather than dusted over the top. I am crushed that I didn't have more of them while I was there years ago.

            Do you have any idea what this was? Was it, in fact a stroopwafel?

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            1. re: Ernie Diamond

              Not sure what this is called but I believe you can get these at Petite Abielle (sp?). Kind of like a less perfect looking waffle (no perfect rimmed border like belgian waffles) and it is definitely sweet.

              1. re: magfitz

                I'm not in NY so my best hope is to make them myself. Any idea what they are called? A style indicator even?

                1. re: magfitz

                  Yes, it sounds like you are describing the Gaufre de Liege at Petite Abeille.