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ITALIAN BREAD IN CT

I'm looking for the best Italian Bread in Ct, I come from New York and The Twist Italian Bread is very popular there. It's a Long Braided Italian Bread with Sesame Seeds. I have looked high and low here and can't seem to find it. Is anyone familiar with this bread and where it can be found in Connecticut.
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  1. Hi Mary Ann, I don't know if this is helpful or not, but I used to go to a bakery in Milford that sold Bronx bread. The hard crusted Italian bread. Many of the stores in Milford had their bread delivered from the Bronx. North of there, you might want to try the First and Last Bakery on Maple Ave. in Hartford (across from their restaurant of the same name). They have really good bread there as well.

    1. In fairfield county the best bread can be found at SONO Bake Shoppe in South Norwalk.

      1. Also Billy's Bakery in Fairfield.

        1. To better help you, in what general area of Ct. to you live?

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            1. re: maryanne01

              We have an Italian bakery in Manchester, that makes its own bread, They make the long loaf and a round loaf with a chewy center and a hard crust. Its wonderful. Its located on Spruce St. and its called Ulliano's not sure of the number of the street or a phone number. If I can find it I will repost and give it out.

              1. re: maryanne01

                ulliano's is a great suggestion, but for variety and consistent quality check out first and last listed above. the take-out bakery is located directly across the street from the actual restaurant.

                1. re: goodbyeohio

                  First and Last is ok not my favorite and definitely not NY tasting.

            2. Good luck with finding bread and pizza

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              1. re: luv2eatct

                Oh it has been a challenge for sure but I have found a few good pizza places. The big challenge is bread and bagels.