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Bombolini at Il Buco

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wewwew Sep 29, 2012 05:16 PM

I stopped in after shopping at the Japanese meat market a few stores down and had their bombolini. It was so good, so excellent that I will break a rule and recommend it before three tries. Stop in mid bite fresh feather light fried with a soft skin, wonderful texture and flavor inside. No custard or jam filling and as much as I love those here I didn't miss them. One of the stellar donuts of my life

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    wewwew Oct 1, 2012 01:31 PM

    Today they were out of Bombolini, so I tried the seasonal fruit Crostata which was sad thing, dull, muted fruit flavor on a dough so near stale in flavor and texture that I asked if it was fresh. The nice counter man suggested the lush white chocolate brioche which was fine. I'll hold out for the bobmolini.
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      wewwew Oct 6, 2012 09:21 AM

      After three Bombolini visits I'm sold on these as the best. Again remember that the ones here I've had are not filled, and don't need to be. Of course to a lover of cream fillings it would be great to see how these would fare if filled.

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        Amy Mintzer Oct 16, 2012 06:45 AM

        They sound extraordinary! And I'm moved by the doughnut-inspired verse. Thanks for bringing to my attention.

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