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Where to find thick-cut / Texas toast bread in SFV

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SoCalMuncher Oct 15, 2010 09:36 AM

Been looking for a good, thick bread for making french toast, etc. and haven't been able to find any in/around the Northridge area ... any ideas?

  1. ipsedixit Oct 15, 2010 10:04 AM

    How thick do you want your Texas Toast to be?

    I've seen 99¢ Only stores carry loaves of Texas Toast that are, I believe, something like 3/4" thick. And, of course, each loaf is 99¢ ...

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      SoCalMuncher Oct 15, 2010 10:49 AM

      OO!! never even thought of looking there - thanks!

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      Harry Niletti Oct 15, 2010 12:49 PM

      I bought some specifically labelled "Texas Toast" a couple of weeks ago at either Von's or Ralph's, although not in the SFV.

      -Harry

      1. Peripatetic Oct 15, 2010 12:58 PM

        You might want to check the Galleria Market (at Devonshire and Reseda) and see if they have shoku pan (Japanese white bread). The Galleria Market in K-town does. Shoku pan is usually available in 3/4"-thick slices.

        http://www.yelp.com/biz/galleria-mark...

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          Peripatetic Oct 16, 2010 02:15 AM

          Note that at the Galleria Market in K-Town there's two choices: bread from Cake House, the adjacent bakery, and bread from L L Bakery (in Torrance) called "Butter Farm" in the market itself. The bread at the adjacent bakery is fresher but usually sells out before the end of the day. The Butter Farms bread is still very good -- much better than the the large commercial bakeries.

          There's a Korean bakery next to the Galleria Market in Northridge called Tous Les Jours. You might want to try the shoku pan from Tous Les Jours (they probably have it) and the "Butter Farm" bread from Galleria and decide which you like best.

        2. Bob Brooks Oct 15, 2010 12:59 PM

          99 Ranch carries a pullman loaf that is unsliced (IIRC) so you can slice it as thick as you like.

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            Jack Flash Oct 16, 2010 01:10 PM

            VONS. Most of the ones I have shopped in carry a thick-sliced "Texas Toast" or "California French Toast" bread.

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              chuck Oct 16, 2010 09:10 PM

              You can go to Delicious Bakery on Reseda and Nordhoff and buy an egg bread unsliced.

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              Delicious Bakery
              9147 Reseda Blvd, Northridge, CA 91324

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