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Feb 28, 2008 05:01 PM

hot cross buns?

looking for real bakery Bethesda-Rockville. TIA

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  1. I'll bump up the request so that I can add anywhere in DC, Montgomery or Howard counties.

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    1. re: MrsWheatie

      Great Harvest has them for March

      Great Harvest Bread
      1711 Centre Plz, Alexandria, VA

      1. re: MrsWheatie

        Neither DC nor Montgomery or Howard counties - but in Arlington - from Ash Wednesday until Easter Sunday - most delicious I've ever eaten:

        Pastries by Randolph
        4500 Lee Highway
        Arlington, VA 22207
        Open all day Saturday and half days Sundays - but best to order your hot cross buns in advance on those days!

        These are soft and fragrant and filled with both citron and raisins. Sold individually or in half dozens.

        Whole Foods usually also has hot cross buns - but closer to actual Easter Week - and it's a smaller heavier (whole wheat?) bun than Randolph's with currants - good but a totally different thing than Randolph's.

      2. Not in Bethesda/Rockville but I see them sold every year (around this time) at Marvelous Market (various locations...Dupont Circle, Eastern Market etc.)