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Rye Bread in the San Gabriel Valley?

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SoCal Foodie Jan 10, 2009 09:11 AM

Besides Amy's Pastry in Montebello, where else can I find some good rye bread in the San Gabriel Valley? Thanks!

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    Jack Flash RE: SoCal Foodie Jan 10, 2009 10:40 AM

    Believe it or not, one of the best ryes I've found around here is at none other than HOWS market. They have a standard seeded corn rye as well as a marble rye. Europane might also do a rye, but don't quote me on that.

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      kessa RE: SoCal Foodie Jan 10, 2009 10:46 AM

      I don't have a good answer - though i wonder if Schreiners deli in Montrose might have a good selection or at least a step up from the grocery brand of rye. I am wondering if anyone sells Weidemeyer anymore...it was a grocery brand but i grew up on it so i still love it.

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        Das Ubergeek RE: kessa Jan 12, 2009 03:56 PM

        Schreiner's doesn't sell much bread. Go next door to Berolina Bakery -- they have great rye bread. Not in the SGV though, but not so terribly far from it, and rarely any traffic.

      2. vegasmike RE: SoCal Foodie Jan 10, 2009 08:24 PM

        The best Rye bread in So. Cal is at Diamond Bakery on Fairfax. I know it's not SGV, but when I come in from Vegas, I get 10 loaves, thin sliced and freeze them. Once you have theirs, none else will do!

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          Jack Flash RE: SoCal Foodie Jan 10, 2009 09:18 PM

          The comment below re: Diamond Bakery (which is not responsive to your request) reminds me that, in fact, the bread man at the Saturday Pasadena farmers' market sells Diamond's corn rye, among other delectable delights.

          1. ipsedixit RE: SoCal Foodie Jan 10, 2009 10:39 PM

            Try Wild Flour in Monrovia.

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              happybaker RE: SoCal Foodie Jan 12, 2009 07:58 PM

              The corn rye sold at Trader Joe's in Los Angeles is Diamonds corn rye. So if you can't make the drive to fairfax (and make it early as they sell out!) hit a local Trader Joes and prepare to be very happy.

              In the meantime, I'll also check out the Hows marble rye, that sounds interesting!

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