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HAMANTASCHEN

It's that time of year again, kids!
Recommendations for good hamantaschen, either locally or to purchase on-line?

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  1. Sorry I can't help you with your request, but my curiosity got me to investigate this item further. When I looked at the picture here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamantas... I immediately thought 'wow, a baby Jewish kolache' http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolache .

    I'm with you, where are the good ones?

    1. I've had pretty good hamantaschen from Beverlywood Bakery on Pico, but it was over a year ago.

      Canter's hamantaschen was okay too, as was Junior's.

      Not sure what they called it or if it qualifies, but I had an outstanding poppy seed pastry at the Polish/European deli, I think called J&T European Deli in Santa Monica on 11th & Wilshire.

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      1. re: mungus

        Are you talking about the bakery next to the post office--between 12th & Euclid? It used to be called Vienna Bakery. Has the name been changed?

        1. re: fdb

          Vienna Pastry is still there. J&T is the Polish deli aross the street.

          1. re: smfoodie

            Oh, I've seen hamantaschen at Vienna also.

      2. Has anyone know of a place that sells fig hamantaschen?

        1. Benes bakery in the Encino or Pacific Palisades Gelson's. The branch in Northridge isn't as good.

          1. Beverlywood Bakery's Poppy Seed Hamentaschen---you'll plohtz!

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            1. re: JeffW

              LOVE Beverlywood.. their danishes as well post Pesach of course

              Bea's Bakery in Tarzana

              Delice Bakery on Pico