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paoli40 Sep 7, 2007 08:52 AM

Looking to buy some good challah for Rosh Hashanah. I've bought challah at Acme in the past but wasn't real happy with it. Any recommendations near Paoli?

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    Bride of the Juggler RE: paoli40 Sep 7, 2007 09:43 AM

    If there's anyplace near there that carries Le Bus breads, they do an amazing huge round challah for Rosh Hashanah, but you may need to order in advance. Thank you.

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      idia RE: Bride of the Juggler Sep 7, 2007 11:52 AM

      Is it worth it for you to drive to Bala-Cynwyd and purchase the best at either Murray's or Hymie's delicatessens?

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        phillyjazz RE: idia Sep 8, 2007 05:13 AM

        If you're coming all the way to Bala Cynwyd, why not just stop in Narberth and go to "Buy The Dozen?"

        Actually, the Genuardi's in Wynnewood carries "Buy the Dozen" Challah.

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      souper eater RE: paoli40 Sep 8, 2007 06:53 AM

      The Shoprite in wilmington (right on 202 after you cross the DE border) carries Zomick's directly from New York. It's the best sweet egg challah around.

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        vicarious RE: souper eater Sep 8, 2007 11:16 AM

        Genuardi's (at least St. Davids and Wynnewood locations) also carries Zomick's. Zomick's is our second favorite challah, after Le Bus. I don't care for "Buy the Dozen," except to order super-sized breads for special events.

      2. cheesewit RE: paoli40 Sep 8, 2007 08:40 AM

        Try the Whole Foods on Lancaster Avenue in Devon/Paoli area.

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