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Sep 6, 2005 03:05 PM

Where is the best sourdough bread?

  • m

Hey gang! Can someone tell me the best place to get sourdough bread--either buying buy the loaf or served at a restaurant? I'm having major problems finding a good place! THANKS!

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  1. d
    Das Ubergeek

    I absolutely love the sourdough bread from the Wheatland Baking Co. They sell it at Fish King in Glendale for sure, but you could call and ask who else they distribute to.

    1. l

      I like the small loafs of fresh sourdough bread at The Bluewater Grill. Served hot with lots of butter to add. It goes great with the chowder. That will be a great combo on a rainy day this winter -- or now. I was not impressed with the salad -- too much white "greens."

      The Bluewater Grill
      665 North Harbor Drive
      Redondo Beach, CA 90277
      (310) 318-3474

      1. My fave is Pioneer sourdough bread. I think you can find it in some stores, but I go straight to the bakery in Venice.

        Pioneer Bakery
        512 Rose Ave.
        Venice, CA 90291

        3 Replies
        1. re: Miss M

          I'd second the Pioneer Bakery suggestion.

          I wish they distributed in the area where I live.

          1. re: Miss M

            Pioneer is indeed great. Years ago, I used to go to the one on Main Street for breakfast, just coffee and sourdough rolls and butter.

            1. re: Miss M

              Can you still get day old bread at the Rose Ave Bakery, it used to be about 1/2 price.

            2. Like everything its sometims a matter of personal taste.
              You can get fresh or sometims day old 1.5 lb.loaves of sourdough bread from Frisco Bakery on 26th Avenue a half block from San Fernando Road in Los Angeles. (near the Golden State and Pasadena Freeway). Day old loaves used to be $1.25 and fresh used to be like $1.60. Wholesale prices for eveyone and other types of bread besides sourdough. I haven't been there for several months (I was on the low carb kick). They supply sourdough bread to The Original Panty. They make a thick sliced French bead which is great for making French toast or garlic bread(Hamburger Hamlets supplier).

              1. kate mantalini has great bread. I can't remember if its sourdough or not