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Bouchon Bakery

A5 KOBE Oct 8, 2011 07:43 PM

Just tried the Kouign-Amann. Buttery and sugary and crispy and flaky. Almost like a croissant/pineapple upside down cake without the pineapple. Today we grabbed the last 4 and they were out at around 11:00 am.

Anyone else try it yet?

 
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    Dogbite Williams Oct 11, 2011 10:00 PM

    Bouchon Bakery
    235 North Canon Drive
    Beverly Hills 90210

    Daily 7 AM to 7 PM

    1. Steve2 in LA Oct 10, 2011 02:44 PM

      Went there last Saturday at 11:01 but the person ahead of me, bought the last four they had. Can you imagine!? Pfappp!

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      1. re: Steve2 in LA
        A5 KOBE Oct 10, 2011 04:35 PM

        Greedy people!!! I only bought 3 for myself. LOL

      2. TonyC Oct 10, 2011 12:35 PM

        Just had it this morning. Chickie described it as a cross between palmier / croissant. Someone mentioned the K-M was "too doughy", but I heartily disagree. This is easily one of the best pastries of any kind in LA. No doubt it's a sugar buttery bomb but... maybe once a quarter?

        1. uhockey Oct 9, 2011 03:00 PM

          Strangest description of Kouign-Amann I've ever heard, but oddly I kinda "get it."

          In my experience it is very rare for Keller's Bakeries anywhere in the US to turn out a sub-par version of any classic pastry and I therefore really look forward to tasting this one next month.

          http://endoedibles.com

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            miwine Oct 9, 2011 11:43 AM

            Very small selection compared to Yountvile. What I have had has been ver, very good. Great brioche. I would like to hear about the free parking, as I found parking very expensive.

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              maudies5 Oct 9, 2011 02:30 PM

              City of Beverly Hills Free Parking underground lot next to valet. This is where the valets park the car. We had lunch at Bar Bouchon today and easily self-parked our car. Entrances on Canon and Beverly

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              JudiAU Oct 8, 2011 09:30 PM

              No, but had a good chocolate croissant the other day. Good free parking when you figure it out. Chocolate-heavy which impressed my four year old.

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