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Kolaches in DC metro area?

tamden May 28, 2008 11:40 AM

Are decent Kolaches available in this area? I went home (Southeast Texas) for Memorial Day weekend, but I didn't get to eat any Kolaches because I had stomach virus. Now I'm motivated to see if I can find some good ones here. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks.

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    Transplanted Texan RE: tamden May 30, 2008 06:21 AM

    What a shame you were sick and missed eating opportunities. Alas, I've yet to find kolaches here. I miss the ones in Houston we used to get -- yum! It's nice to meet another Texas ex-pat!

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      amyatkendall RE: Transplanted Texan May 30, 2008 07:17 AM

      If you ever get to Baltimore, Sophia's in Broadway Market has them at Christmastime.

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      dckw RE: tamden May 30, 2008 08:00 AM

      I know this may sound over the top, but have you considered calling the Czech embassy? They may have a good lead, or even know someone who bakes in their home and would be willing to sell them to you.

      I have an Australian friend that tracked down what she was looking for after a tip from the embassy.

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        tamden RE: tamden Jun 27, 2008 01:21 PM

        I think there might be Kolaches at the Folklife Festival celebrating Texas! Yea!!

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          Transplanted Texan RE: tamden Jun 29, 2008 08:19 PM

          Oooh, now that would be worth the hassle factor of actually going downtown. Where did you hear this delicious rumor? I heard there was going to be wine (don't laugh too loudly, they make it in Maryland, too) but was truthfully wishing for barbecue!

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