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Rosh Hashonah shopping in Cambridge

skoenigsberg Sep 13, 2012 02:12 PM

Need to pick up a babka and challah for Sunday night, and tomorrow I'll be near the Mt. Auburn Hospital in the AM. Any suggestions where to go?

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    CookieLee Sep 13, 2012 04:22 PM

    You could try the Star Market. The Star Markets in Allston, Brighton, etc, carry challah and babka, so I would assume the one in Watertown will as well.

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    1. re: CookieLee
      Luther Sep 14, 2012 04:38 AM

      The Shaw's at Trapelo Rd and Pleasant St in Belmont carries Cheryl Ann's challah, which would be worth driving in that direction for.

      1. re: Luther
        CookieLee Sep 14, 2012 04:55 AM

        Seems like all the Shaw's / Star Mkts now carry Cheryl Ann's.

    2. Bob Dobalina Sep 14, 2012 05:47 AM

      Hi-Rise on Huron is close by and I bet they will have challah and some riff on a babka. Just bring your checkbook.

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      1. re: Bob Dobalina
        skoenigsberg Sep 14, 2012 09:12 AM

        Thanks everyone!! We ended up at Whole Foods on River St. Had both Cinnamon and Chocolate Babka (from Lilly's in Brooklyn) as well as round challahs ( I got the last raisin one but they had more en route) and a nice display of rugelach and mandelbrot.

        Good selection, WAY easier than fighting my way through the Butcherie before Shabbat.

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