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Apr 2, 2010 10:47 AM

Which restaurant has the best bread basket in the westchester area?

Getting a great bread basket always starts a meal off right! Who do you think has the best? What is it? What is important to you in a bread basket? Dips? Butters? Oils?

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  1. Two places come to mind -- Zitoune and Mamma Francesca. Mamma Francesca has rolls made from their excellent pizza dough. Zitoune has Middle Eastern bread that I can't identify, but it was outstanding.

    The bread is the most important, to me.

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    1. re: anonymouse1935

      The gorgonzola chive biscuits at X20 are incredibly good.

      1. re: anonymouse1935

        I really do wonder what you had at Zitoune anonymouse. Have been there twice, most recently during RW and definitely no bread of any form on the table. I don't recall any on the first visit either.

        X2O is high on my list. Honorable mention to hot pita bread and olive oil at Santorini in Sleepy Hollow and alsothe soft pretzel sticks served with mustard at Emma's Ale House. Nice touch and appropriate for a pub grub type spot. Can't figure out $21 price tag on fish and chips though.

        71 Water Grant Street, Yonkers, NY 10701

        1127 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

        165 Atlantic Ave, Lynbrook, NY 11563

        Emma's Ale House
        68 Gedney Way, White Plains, NY 10605

        1. re: laylag

          They don't serve their bread anymore???

          I guess it wasn't what I had, laylag, it was when I was there. And it was obviously before they decided to take the cheap route and do away with the very delicious bread.

          Thanks, I won't be going back there.

      2. Someone here will scream, but City Limits Dimer offers a nice variety of very good breads.

        City Limits
        1557 W State St, Olean, NY 14760

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        1. re: surman

          Why would anyone scream? The baker there is fantastic and they really do nice bread.

          1. re: surman

            I love City Limits bread baskets!!! You can go there and have soup, salad, and bread for a light dinner... sooo good and what a steal!

            City Limits
            1557 W State St, Olean, NY 14760

          2. It wasn't really a bread basket but whatever Chutney Masala serves in the beginning is so good, sorry I don't know what it's called but I couldn't stop eating it.

            1. Frankie and Louie's in Port Chester heats their bread-- which in my opinion makes it delicious. Sometimes they offer bruschetta too which I always enjoy.

              1. Angelina's in Tuckahoe has a good display. Pane de Casa, sesame seeded loaf and fresh-made warm foccacia. The oil and the olives are great that come with the bread. Went to Casa Brusco in Eastchester during RW, their oil was infused with lemon-a nice surprise. Speaking of olives, the ones served at the new taverna in Chester Heights are great-good oil, salt and garlic.

                Casa Brusco
                219 Main Street, Eastchester, NY 10709