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what happened to the sullivan street bakery?!

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cayuga Mar 4, 2007 05:08 PM

I went to buy some bread the other day and it had another name - Grandaisy - but looked almost the same.

Is it the same bakery with a different name?

Is the sullivan street bakery still in existence?

Thanks.

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  1. Chow Baby RE: cayuga Mar 4, 2007 05:17 PM

    There's something about a partner leaving and the bakery reincorporating blah blah blah.
    Everything's exactly the same except for the name.
    And a partner.

    1. erica RE: cayuga Mar 5, 2007 05:25 AM

      Yes, SSB still exists..he moved to the Far West side in the 40s.

      1. bobjbkln RE: cayuga Mar 5, 2007 07:41 AM

        Not exactly. SSB had two stores for many years, on on 9th Ave in the forties and the original on Sullivan Street. The partners had a falling out and each got one of the stores. And in dividing up the assets the uptown one got to keep the Sullivan St. name (go figure).

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          nativeNYer RE: cayuga Mar 5, 2007 08:43 AM

          as long as the bread is exactly the same, they can call it whatever they want. i must go and see for myself. this is my favorite source of bread and i shudder to think.... i heard about this on a recent post and can't bring myself to try it in fear of...

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            ciomar RE: cayuga Mar 5, 2007 09:11 AM

            The filone and raisin walnut rolls are the same as they always were. . phew! The bakery on 47th street looks very commercial.

            1. Delucacheesemonger RE: cayuga Mar 6, 2007 01:47 PM

              Get delivery from SSB at 85th D & D. Noticed Filone and puglia different from earlier loaves, has
              happened three times in a row. Called SSB on Sullivan and was told the 40's store now does delivery to north. Bread is good but definitely not the same. I will subway to Soho for my filones

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                lightboxnyc RE: cayuga Mar 6, 2007 02:27 PM

                chow baby is right. one of the partners pulled out and the other remaining had to change the name.

                1. Peter Cuce RE: cayuga Mar 6, 2007 02:56 PM

                  I think the quality has fallen at Grand Daisy.

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                    ChefJune RE: Peter Cuce Mar 7, 2007 09:13 AM

                    WHO is baking the bread there?

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                    curly30 RE: cayuga Mar 6, 2007 04:32 PM

                    The flat pizzas were still as tasty as always...

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                      fsd1116 RE: curly30 Mar 6, 2007 06:49 PM

                      SSB will be opening a pizza spot on the NE corner of 24th and 9th in the near future.

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                        Peter Cuce RE: curly30 Mar 7, 2007 09:02 AM

                        I found that not to be the case. I thought the crust wasn't correct.

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