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Excellent local bread in State College

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Perhaps this is not news to the few other Happy Valley residents on this board, but I just recently bought the most delicious bread (it was a German-style rye, straight out of the oven) at Gemelli. I usually get my bread at Wegmans, but since I'm all for supporting small businesses, this may be it from now on. Give it a try. The staff is super-friendly -- they actually gave me the loaf for free just to try --, and it would be a shame if they had to close because they can't stand up to the umpteen supermarkets around.

They will also make any bread you ask them for, which is pretty awesome.

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  1. As a State College resident, I love the post! I have been waiting to try Gemelli, but have yet to get around to it. I will definitely be making an adventure there soon. Thanks!

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    1. re: jh253

      Well, I just got another loaf -- this time, it's a 'seedy boule' -- very nice crust, fluffy interior, whole wheat / rye mix with a variety of seeds (poppy, sesame, sunflower). Excellent.