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Where to buy bolilos (Torta bread) in Dallas?

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DarnellErwinFletcher Aug 4, 2010 01:29 PM

I'm sure one or more of the various Torta spots in town sells bolilos, wanted to check and see if someone knew of a place for certain to save me some time...

  1. LewisvilleHounder Aug 12, 2010 11:20 AM

    Are you looking for bolillos or torta bread? They are not necessarily the same thing. The torta bread is generally a bit larger than a typical bolillo say at Fiesta or El Rancho. Bolillos can be found at any grocery store in the area that serves a large Hispanic population. I have even seen them at Wal-Mart. Now for the torta (telera) bread most taqueria/torterias get most of their breads from local bakeries. Marquez in Arlington and El Hornito in Dallas ,close to Bachman Lake, are a good examples of a Mexican bakery that would have both bolillos and telera bread

    http://www.marquezbakery.com/
    http://elhornitodallas.com/default.aspx

    Bolillo = roll
    Telera = Mexican Flat Bread or literally carpenter's pen

    1. CharlieKilo Aug 5, 2010 09:43 AM

      Fiesta sells wonderful bolillos, also made daily. Five for $1 !

      1. DallasDude Aug 4, 2010 01:36 PM

        El Rancho bakes em fresh each day. There are multiple locations in Dallas including one at Marsh and Walnut Hill.

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          DarnellErwinFletcher Aug 4, 2010 01:43 PM

          I appreciate it, Mr.Knower of all things yum.....

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