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Is there a bakery in Los Angeles with Borekas?

francofm Dec 9, 2007 01:50 PM

I am looking for a place to buy Israeli style borekas. Is there anywhere in the Los Angeles area?


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  1. Chowpatty RE: francofm Dec 9, 2007 03:21 PM

    How different are these from the Armenian boreks? They have wonderful cheese boreks at Sasoun Bakery on Santa Monica. I'm sure other people can point you to specifically Israeli bakeries along Pico or in the Valley.

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      silverlakebodhisattva RE: Chowpatty Dec 9, 2007 03:49 PM

      . . . and both spinach and cheese borek at many Armerian markets/bakeries closer to Glendale. The in-store bakery at Superking announces when they're offering them hot out of the oven as a special.

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      glutton RE: francofm Dec 9, 2007 07:09 PM

      If they're anything like Georgian borekas (bureks?), then you can get good ones at Magic Bakery in North Hollywood.

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        glutton RE: glutton Dec 10, 2007 05:16 AM

        Actually, I've confused myself. In North Hollywood, there is Dream Bakery, which is Georgian. And on Pico in the Fairfax district, there is a restaurant called Magic Carpet that serves Yemenite food and I believe they've got a version of this.

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          omotosando RE: glutton Dec 10, 2007 10:41 PM

          Bourekas are not Yemenite and I would be somewhat surprised if they had them at Magic Carpet.

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        chuck RE: francofm Dec 9, 2007 09:04 PM

        You can try the borekas at Unique Bakery in Tarzana on Ventura Blvd. just east of Reseda.

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          Fru RE: chuck Dec 9, 2007 10:34 PM

          Continental Bakery on Burbank/Whitsett in Valley Village has both potato and spinach. http://continentalbakery.net/store/in...

        2. modernist RE: francofm Dec 11, 2007 08:38 AM

          theres a bakery next door to jeffs gourmet kosher sasuage factor on pico west of robertson..

          i remember popping and seeing they had bourek/boureg. dont know its lineage or taste...

          my favorite bourek is the bosnian one i had in astoria queens.

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