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DFW-The Black and White Cookie

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chickstein Jun 16, 2008 02:55 PM

Please, I beg you...where can I find a black and white cookie in the Metroplex? I am dying here! I have to have one. Help me....please!

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    sike101 Jun 16, 2008 03:40 PM

    Cindy's NY Deli, the one on central has em. Supposedly NY style, softer thicker. Not the kind we had growing up here.

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      ShannonSutlief Jun 16, 2008 04:24 PM

      Rush Patisserie in Deep Ellum has them on the menu: http://www.rushpatisserie.com/menu.html

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        vktp Jun 17, 2008 10:58 PM

        I've heard people drive in from Tyler to pick up a dozen of Samantha's b&ws. A couple of my friends have confirmed that Rush Patiserrie's version is dead on to NY

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          Bhutani Jun 22, 2008 08:11 PM

          Rush's black and whites are more cake-like in consistency. They are good but might not be what you would expect.

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          pizzaQTpie Jun 16, 2008 07:53 PM

          Bagelstein's!!! Very good, moist, thicker....comparable to the ones in NY. Used to drive miles for them when they were up in Richardson. They just moved a few months back to the Preston/Royal area. Yea for me.

          1. Scagnetti Jun 17, 2008 06:43 AM

            Ed's Deli at Preston and LBJ has them.

            http://www.edsdeli.com/

            Never been a fan of the black and white cookie. Even the supposedly good ones are too dry and cakey.

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              chickstein Jun 17, 2008 07:07 AM

              Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

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                ChristieP Jun 22, 2008 09:56 AM

                McKinley's Bakery on University in Fort Worth has them!

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                  jinet12 Jul 9, 2008 09:18 AM

                  I have never had one here that taste like the ones in NY...Hey, it's a good excuse to continue to go to NY!

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                    chickstein Jul 9, 2008 11:49 AM

                    I plan to ship them home when I go in Ocotober.

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                  pizzaQTpie Nov 21, 2008 07:53 AM

                  Now that Bagelstein's is gone, i had to go someplace else for my Black and White cookie fix. So naturally I tried Ed's Deli since it was the closest place. Now, talk about the biggest disappointment of the year. After my second bite, i threw the whole thing out. It was that bad. It was stale and crumbly. It got all over my computer keyboard and I was really irritated. This was after having a very mediocre bowl of Matzo Ball soup - flavorless and severely lacking in key ingredients. Just don't bother with Ed's! And oh yea, their bagels are horrible too. It's like sponge bread. Yuck!

                  Luckily, several days later as i was picking up a cappuccino at Drip coffee, i noticed these delicious looking B&W cookies staring at me. One bite of these and I was in heaven! Since Drip used to get all their baked good from Doughmonkey (of course all the good places are gone!), they now get all their baked goods from Rush Patisserie (in Deep Ellum). These cookies are moist and yes cake-y, just the way they should be. Icing is not too sweet. Worth every calorie!

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