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Buche De Noel- Upstate New York

mugiber Nov 1, 2008 03:46 PM

Just moved from New York City to Rochester and need a bakery that makes Buche De Noel Cakes for Christmas. Anything in the upstate area (within 200 miles)?


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    mugiber Dec 22, 2011 07:57 AM

    Thanks for the answers. I use this post every year to find Buches.
    Savoia tasted too much like Crisco.
    Cheesy Eddie's was good but too much like chocolate cake.
    Premier Pastry was good but I need to try again to give a definitive statement.
    Looking to try Baker Street Bakery this year.
    Also thinking of heading to Toronto for some great bakeries up there.

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      somethingsflesh Nov 9, 2008 07:11 AM

      You might also want to try the new "gourmet" grocery on Monroe Ave at Brighton town line (I think). It's called Max's. I went in there the other day, and it was a little sparse. But they do fly in their dough from Tribeca (as the lady told me). They might order something for you.

      Other than that, though, Wegman's is probably a good bet. Or Phillip's European bakery (or whatever it is called...perhaps someone could help me with this).

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      1. re: somethingsflesh
        Maxman007 Nov 26, 2008 11:05 AM

        Max Grocery is at the corner of Clover and Monroe, next to Mann's Jewelers, and the people who run Max would know or know who to ask.

        1. re: Maxman007
          Maxman007 Nov 26, 2008 11:11 AM

          Premier Pastry, 433 South Avenue 546-1420. Call ahead. I found this by Googling, and thanks to Michael Warren Thomas' blog-he's a tremendous font of food and other knowledge regarding Rochester.

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        CindyK Nov 5, 2008 03:39 PM

        I also recalled this place -- I've had some of their other stuff and it's good.


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          CindyK Nov 5, 2008 02:46 PM

          Call Savoia's. They are the best bakery in town and they do everything! http://www.savoiapastry.com/

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          1. re: CindyK
            markabauman Nov 5, 2008 03:28 PM

            If, in your travels, you are anywhere near Saratoga Springs, Mrs. London's Bakeshop makes the most incredible (a couple of versions) Buche de Noel.

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            houdini Nov 5, 2008 11:04 AM

            Check with Wegman's.

            1. k
              kerryfood Nov 5, 2008 10:03 AM

              Sorry I don't know anything that local to you - if you can't find a place locally, I do know that Williams Sonoma online sells them frozen...


              Good luck!!!

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