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Spekuloos in LA?

Does anyone know if there's somewhere in Los Angeles that sells Spekuloos Spread?

More on it here: http://www.alwayshungryny.com/thought...

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  1. Try Schreiner's in Glendale. I believe the standard Dutch spelling is speculaas.

    1. I know they serve it as a waffle topping at Shaky Alibi.

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      Shaky Alibi
      7401 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

      1. maybe Le Pain Quotidien, since it's a Belgian chain.

        1. A couple of suggestions, though I can't confirm that speculaas can be found at either of these places.

          The closest suggestion would be the Simpang Asia Indonesian market in the Palms/Culver City area. I know they sell the typically Dutch De Ruijter breakfast sprinkles, so speculaas isn't such a long shot. (On a totally separate Dutch cookie sidenote, I think Trader Joe's still sells real Dutch made stroopwafels too.)

          http://www.simpangasia.com/

          Secondly, I highly recommend a trip out to Winchester, CA out in the Riverside/Hemet/Deserty areas where a Dutch family (originally from Haarlem) makes really good Dutch cheese (met komijn!! Yum!) and they have a small makeshift Dutch goodie import shop as well. Call ahead if you want to be sure you get to see the cheese being made.

          http://www.winchestercheese.com/

          Mr Taster

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          Simpang Asia
          10433 National Blvd 2, Los Angeles, CA 90034

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          1. re: Mr Taster

            It's been about 5 years since I've been there, but if I recall correctly, Simpang Asia sells a small selection of Dutch imports such as stroopwafels, speculaas, dropjes, etc. (I like the first two; the last is, um, an acquired taste). There used to be a similar place selling Dutch/Indonesia goodies on Las Tunas in or around Temple City, but I think it's long gone.

            Also, thanks for the link to Winchester Cheese! It looks like they make a real Leidsekaas (one of the few local culinary treats I actually miss from my years living in Amsterdam) so I'm keen to give it a try.

          2. The Holland American store (Bellflower) usually has it.

            http://www.1dutchmall.com