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Where can I buy a brioche loaf??

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madteaparty30 Dec 22, 2008 09:40 AM

I have seen the little buns, but I need a whole loaf, as I intend to make a bread pudding with it. Any suggestions?

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    RCC Dec 22, 2008 09:48 AM

    Corrado (or is it Zaro?) in the Grand Central Market has it.

    1. m
      mpatel Dec 22, 2008 10:17 AM

      Try Whole Foods- they often sell breads from local bakeries. I recently bought one there which was made by Balthazar Bakery - it made excellent french toast! :)

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      1. re: mpatel
        Miss Needle Dec 22, 2008 11:52 AM

        Yes, I also purchased the Balthazar brioche loaf at Whole Foods as well. Delicious.

        And I'm sure they will probably also sell it at Balthazar Bakery in Soho as well if that location is more convenient for you.

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          kathryn Dec 22, 2008 08:18 PM

          I've done the exact same thing. Whole Foods, Balthazar brioche, soaked in delicious batter to make a vanilla bourbon french toast. Cut 1.5" thick. Wonderful and totally decadent. Brioche all the way!

        2. guttergourmet Dec 22, 2008 10:30 AM

          I got you covered-La Bergamote Bakery/Patisserie-try the one on 9th Avenue around 20th Street

          1. guttergourmet Dec 22, 2008 12:19 PM

            Mrs. GG makes her famous French Toast soaked in Ronnybrook Egg Nog with the brioche loaf.

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              trixareforkids Dec 22, 2008 02:22 PM

              Amy's bread in Chelsea market, Whole Foods carries Balthazars brioche loaf so that is a good choice.

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                Jane A. Dec 22, 2008 05:18 PM

                The fancy bakery in KoreaTown - 32nd St. bet. 5th & 6th, on the north side of the street. Someone on the board should know the name.

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                  Lettucepray Dec 22, 2008 05:47 PM

                  Have you contacted:

                  Orwashers

                  Eli's

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                  1. re: Lettucepray
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                    Lettucepray Dec 22, 2008 06:22 PM

                    http://www.elizabar.com/zabar/bread/g...

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                    TryThis Dec 23, 2008 07:05 AM

                    Agata & Valentina at E 79th St and 1st Avenue typically has it available.

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