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Philadelphia Dessert help

chow79 Mar 6, 2008 11:12 AM

I will be in Philadelphia this weekend for a Baptism and need to find an excellent dessert for 20 people. Any suggestions including the best local bakeries/pastry shops would be greatly appreciated.

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  1. saturninus RE: chow79 Mar 6, 2008 11:22 AM


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      amycakes RE: chow79 Mar 7, 2008 07:25 AM

      Termini Brothers! I got a hazelnut chocolate cake there last weekend. It was aMAZing! Very rich, so small slices with some vanilla ice cream were perfect. www.termini.com

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        Bigley9 RE: amycakes Mar 7, 2008 09:32 AM

        Dessert and the classic south philly debate - Termini's or Isgro's!

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          Buckethead RE: Bigley9 Mar 7, 2008 09:39 AM

          They're both really good, but for me the bad attitude of the jerks at Isgro's is reason enough to go to Termini's instead, where they are much friendlier.

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            Bigley9 RE: Buckethead Mar 7, 2008 09:45 AM

            I'm with you there Buckethead

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        angelsmom RE: chow79 Mar 7, 2008 10:26 AM

        My personal favorite would be pastries from The Pink Rose.
        Here is their address.
        630 South Fourth Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,

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          Difromphilly RE: angelsmom Mar 7, 2008 12:25 PM

          The best is Varallo's which is on 10th Street. Everything is wonderful and it hasn't changed in years and years. Everything at Pink Rose looks better than it tastes.

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