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Pure Grain Bakery - great rye bread from Vacaville

Robert Lauriston Jan 10, 2006 03:22 PM

At Speisekammer we recently had the best rye bread I've had in a long time. They get it from Pure Grain Bakery in Vacaville. Anybody seen this retail outside of their Vacaville store?

Link: http://puregrainbakery.com

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    Robert Lauriston Jan 10, 2006 03:23 PM

    I already emailed the bakery to ask about retailers, and will post the answer.

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      nora Jan 10, 2006 04:56 PM

      Thanks in advance for your future post! Ever since I moved here from the east coast (last Oct.)I have been missing good rye. Did their rye have many caraway seeds in it (so often it overwhelms the flavor)? Thanks again.

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        Robert Lauriston Jan 10, 2006 05:14 PM

        I don't recall any caraway seeds.

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          nora Jan 10, 2006 05:23 PM

          No seeds =even better ! Thanks for the speedy reply.

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            Robert Lauriston Jan 10, 2006 05:28 PM

            I'm not sure there are none, just don't remember there being any.

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      Nina Jan 12, 2006 11:58 PM

      I am also a rye bread lover. The best rye bread I have found in the area is made by Sterntaler Bakery. They sell at Fresh Organics in San Francisco and DeMartini in Los Altos. It is 100% rye and made with fresh sourdough (as they explained). You should try it if you have a chance.

      Link: http://www.sterntalerbakery.com

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      1. re: Nina
        nora Jan 13, 2006 08:57 AM

        Thanks for the tip, Nina! I will go to Fresh Organics today.

      2. Robert Lauriston Sep 20, 2006 03:54 PM

        After five or six attempts by email and phone, I finally got an email back from Pure Grain: you can get some of their stuff at Rainbow Grocery in SF. No retail outlets in the East Bay at this time.

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          Fanciesmom Sep 20, 2006 08:09 PM

          Does Pure Grain have an outlet in Vacaville???? We get over that way frequently and darn - good fresh rye bread is a treasure!

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            Robert Lauriston Sep 20, 2006 08:16 PM

            They have a bakery-cafe in Vacaville. See the URL in the first post.

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          R.B. Sep 20, 2006 07:59 PM

          Hi Robert, I have had the Rye bread at the Speisekammer and it is very good but I found one that's even better.It's from ANNA'S Daughters Rye Bread comes from Sausalito and is only available at Berkeley Bowl and at the Berkeley Farmers Market. She makes 2 kinds I believe, but my favourite is the one with Sunflower and Flax seed. It's not cheap. She also takes mail orders.

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            Robert Lauriston Sep 20, 2006 08:21 PM

            Anna's Daughters is the super-dense loaf that Brickmaiden sells, right? It's good but a different sort of bread entirely.

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              wally Sep 20, 2006 08:25 PM

              It comes from Marshall.

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              R.B. Sep 20, 2006 08:31 PM

              I called her once to find out where else I could buy her bread and she told me only in Berkeley. Her address is in Sausalito.

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