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Apr 17, 2009 07:31 AM

French Fries & Where to get Brioche Breads & Rolls, etc

Where can you get excellent French Fries with some yummt toppings other than the norm and what bakery can you get buttery Brioche in FFD County or Westchester, prefably near Stamford

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  1. wish I had advice for you on the fabulous frites and I am looking forward to hearing the responses. I find the best bread at Kneaded Bread in Port Chester.

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    1. re: KarenNYC

      Thanks I do love there bread. can't wait to find a great place for Fries. Thanks

      1. re: nbermas

        Some times one needs to do a search nbermas. This link was posted in CH:
        As was this whole thread:

        1. re: Jon1856

          Jon1856: Sometimes I like to count on my regulars here on this site who I trust their palates so thanks for the lesson.

    2. just go to burgers shakes and fries. They make great fries and while your there you should try a burger with onions and american cheese and a chocolate shake. Then sit down and have it all at one of the seats and kibbutz. great way to spend an hour.

      Also very clean. jfood had to use the bathroom last time and it was spotless. Jfood knows that cleanliness is important to you.

      1. I'd follow jfood's suggestion, and get the fries at BS&F. I don't really know any bakery that makes their own brioche. But, you can find brioche loaves (a la Balthazar) at Whole Foods on the Post Road in Greenwich, or brioche rolls at Balducci's, on the Post Road in Cos Cob.
        The Balthazar brioche is really very can't go wrong.

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        1. re: luvarugula

          luvaarugla: Thanks I will try your suggestions for Whole Foods because I like Balthazar products everytime I have had them.

          1. re: nbermas

            though, if you are already going to Greenwich.... I'd just head down another 5 minutes to the Kneaded Bread so you can get freshly baked brioche, as others have noted on this thread.

            Their cinnamon raisin brioche loaf makes the best toast on earth.

            1. re: adamclyde

              Adam; Thanks. any new spots around the Stamford area under $10?

        2. Something in your neck of the woods to try out for us nbermas-make their own it seems:

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          1. re: Jon1856

            jfood did both BSF & SDW last week fro a great double-header


            1. re: jfood

              The bakery, Kneaded Bread in Portchester bakes brioche. I challenge you to buy just one of any variety when you're there. The aroma and the beautiful display are irresistible. I don't know about ff with toppings but 1020 in Darien make crisp hot potato chips with your choice of trufffle oil or mesquite.

              1. re: lucyis

                Where and what is 1020 in darien, never heard of it yet. Is this the new oyster place? Thanks

                1. re: nbermas

                  They have oysters on their menu, nbermas, but I don't know if it's the place to which you refer. If oysters are your thing their roasted ones are really special. Have them with drinks and the chips.
                  Ten Twenty Post
                  1020 Post Road
                  Darien, Connecticut
                  Phone # 203-655-1020
                  Fax # 203-622-6626

                  1. re: lucyis

                    thanks, I will look for it to go after church next week, thanks.

            2. re: Jon1856

              Thanks but don't like their weenies. and your full sentence isn't making sense....

              1. re: nbermas

                It does if you read the link. You asked about FF's. Site says, and shows, that they make their own.
                If you are going to ask questions, you should take the time to read the answers.

            3. For brioche, try Isabel et Vincent in Fairfield if it's not too far from Stamford. I thought they were quite good, and have a chocolate brioche (studded with bittersweet chocolate) as well.

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              1. re: Ima Foodie

                ima: Where is this plave never heard of it, what else is good as far as other yummies?

                1. re: nbermas

                  On post road, before you get to the downtown area but a little north of Southport. Their desserts are amazing as well. Here's the link: