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Mar 7, 2008 05:48 AM

Bakeries in Bakersfield?

Looking for recs for good bread in the area. I think I made a unconscious jump from Bakersfield to Basque to sheepherders to sourdough. How wrong am I?

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  1. Just noticied your post - I think you're on the right track. The oldest bakery in Bakersfield is Pyrenees French Bakery. It's French Basque and it's most popular bread is sourdough.

    717 E 21st St
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 322-7159

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    1. re: badseed

      One of the other nice things about Pyrenee's Bakery is they don't put any additives in their bread (at least not in the types of their bread that I buy). Pyrenee's bread can be found in most local grocery stores, too, and if you look at a Pyrenee's baguette bag, the ingredients are simply flour, water, yeast and salt...or something along those lines. That's refreshing to see these days.