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Where to find quality day-old bread ? Arlington

tallcat601 Nov 30, 2011 02:36 PM

hi all,

I'm looking for a bakery that sells day-old bread to make bread pudding. I asked the folks at Best Buns in Shirlington but they don't sell day-old.

I'm looking in Arlington.


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    drsmoke RE: tallcat601 Nov 30, 2011 02:48 PM

    Buy some fresh today, make it tomorrow!

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    1. re: drsmoke
      tallcat601 RE: drsmoke Nov 30, 2011 02:53 PM

      I'm also looking to save a little money. Day-old is usually cheeper.

    2. alkapal RE: tallcat601 Nov 30, 2011 09:32 PM

      i think heidelberg bakery sells it.

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        flavrmeistr RE: tallcat601 Dec 1, 2011 01:02 PM

        Probably find some in the dumpster behind a quality bakery. There's a great bakery at the corner of 2nd Street and East Street in Frederick. The other day, I watch a guy pull several racks of bread out of the delivery truck and toss them into the dumpster. It made me sad.

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          alkapal RE: flavrmeistr Dec 2, 2011 03:28 AM

          i wonder why they don't give it to a food kitchen or shelter? i know i see shelter pick-ups at my harris teeter -- with a big overflowing cart of just off-date bread and bakery items.

          i just hate to see food go to waste.

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            Milocat1 RE: alkapal Dec 2, 2011 07:48 AM

            There might be liability issues. I worked in the gourmet food section of a major dept store years ago and we tossed bags of bread and croissants out each night. I have heard that some sheltters have arrangements but must be legal issues.

        2. alkapal RE: tallcat601 Dec 2, 2011 03:37 AM

          another option is the bread outlet between CVS and IHOP at rte. 50 and annandale rd. -- 6655 arlington blvd. is the IHOP.

          they have great deals, and their bread is perfectly fine, in my experience.

          it is the folks who do entemann's. i've bought the sandwich flats, and they are almost 1/6 the price of the same thing in the grocery.

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