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need german bakery recs in the bay-asap-

foodfanUSA Oct 17, 2007 12:41 PM

anyone have any recs or know of any german bakerys in the bay, need 600+ items and not sure where to go.

  1. Mari Oct 17, 2007 12:46 PM

    Esther's German Bakery - http://www.chowhound.com/topics/348878

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      BigWoodenSpoon Oct 18, 2007 11:01 AM

      I second Esther's. They come to the Farmer's Market in Alameda every Tuesday (9 am- 1pm) and my daughter always gets a Challah mouse (so cute and yummy).
      The breads are amazing as well as the preztels and sweets. They bake bread for Google, so a large order shouldn't be a problem.

      1. re: BigWoodenSpoon
        ChowFun_derek Oct 18, 2007 04:15 PM

        Esthers' has very good bread....no cakes though...they also sell in the city

        link:

        www.esthersbakery.com

    2. rworange Oct 17, 2007 01:56 PM

      FatApple's in Berkeley and El Cerrito has seasonal German items. It is a mainly American Bakery but mught be able to bake up what you would like.

      Michael Mischner Chocolates in Oakland has a few German baked goods occasionally. Mischner, who was born and trained in Germany had his own bakery in Alemeda prior to opening the chocolate shop. Never tried the bakery, though tried his wonderful princess cakes at another bakery. Any baked good I've had at the chocolate shop has been memorably good.

      1. ChowFun_derek Oct 18, 2007 10:20 AM

        Schubert's Bakery, in S.F. ...here's a link...

        http://www.schubertsbakery.com/

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          orezscu Oct 18, 2007 05:51 PM

          On the peninsula there's Sterntaler Bakery in San Carlos:
          http://www.sterntalerbakery.com/conte...

          They bring great products and service to our farmer's market.

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            Jochen Oct 24, 2007 09:56 AM

            I second Sterntaler Bakery for a really good German bakery for breads, pretzels and cakes (especially their Stollen - yumm). I think they are based in San Carlos.

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