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A Salute to the Leidenheimer French Bread

joedontexan Jun 4, 2009 04:36 PM

Words can not describe how fantastic Leidenheimers fantastic french bread is. I have had PoBoys other places but they are never as good as the new orleans variety because no one else can duplicate the heavenly taste of Leidenheimers heavenly french. May they stay strong and prosper and never need a bailout. SALUTE!!!

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    bustaduke Jun 4, 2009 05:47 PM

    That's all I used when I had my seafood and po-boy joint.


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      BrooksNYC Jun 5, 2009 10:21 AM

      The only reason I can think of as to why Leidenhiemer bread isn't more widely distributed is because New Orleans French bread goes stale fairly quickly. I think Virginia is Leideheimer's northernmost beachhead.

      Once or twice a year, I check Leidenheimer's website, hoping against hope that they've started shipping to NYC. http://www.leidenheimer.com/

      It's not just the best bread for po-boys, either. The thin-crusted, airy loaves make the lightest bread puddings.

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        joedontexan Jun 5, 2009 05:16 PM

        Thanks for the website Brooks its appreciated

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        ScarlettNola Jun 6, 2009 10:46 AM

        It cannot be replicated! God knows I have searched and tried, but a po boy just isn't a po boy without Leidenheimer!!

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          hazelhurst Jun 6, 2009 02:09 PM

          There was always "Zip" bread, too!

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          hazelhurst Jun 6, 2009 02:08 PM

          I jst wish they'd bring back Gendusa's, whichc they bought out before the storm. Gendusa's gigettes were killer and the min-muffs were fantastic.

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          1. re: hazelhurst
            Hungry Celeste Jun 9, 2009 07:17 AM

            Amen, brother. The soup sticks were my favorites.

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