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Challah in Portland, Maine

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cheesecake Apr 8, 2008 04:59 PM

We are being married in Portland in June. Our venue has allowed us an exception to the "no outdside food" to bring in our own challah. Since we are pretty new to the area, we have not found the best bakery for a challah. Hopefully we can get a large one (serving 50 people) as a special order. I would be so appreciative of any ideas of who we should look into (or avoid for that matter). Thanks in advance!

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  1. cherylp3 RE: cheesecake Apr 8, 2008 05:36 PM

    challahconnection - I've used them and the challah was great.

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      cheesecake RE: cherylp3 Apr 8, 2008 05:38 PM

      Hi Cheryl,

      Thanks! Is that a store or a website?

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        cherylp3 RE: cheesecake Apr 9, 2008 06:33 AM

        Website, sorry for not clarifying.

        http://www.challahconnection.com/

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      irwin RE: cheesecake Apr 10, 2008 02:14 PM

      There is NO GOOD CHALLAH in Portland....
      You will need to get the Challah out of Boston, or Bagel Central in Bangor.

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        ssimin RE: cheesecake Sep 9, 2009 05:47 AM

        You can also try challahnmore.com
        They offer several types of challah and will ship challah nationwide.
        They have very large challahs available, if you contact them.

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          GilaB RE: ssimin Sep 9, 2009 06:46 AM

          Being that cheesecake got married in June, I doubt it's an issue any more.

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            bagelman01 RE: GilaB Sep 9, 2009 07:29 PM

            June of LAST year.......................

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