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cath116 Aug 31, 2013 11:30 AM

Does anyone have a Bakers' Best alternative for prepared foods for Rosh Hashanah and break fast? It used to be so easy - I would make a few things, and supplement the rest of the meal with a Bakers' Best platter or two. Some times it's just too much to do it all.

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    catsmeow Sep 1, 2013 06:06 AM

    Inna's Kitchen in Newton Center has some really good things. They have a special holiday menu.

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      Scruffy The Cat Sep 1, 2013 06:21 AM

      Can't you still order from Baker's Best? They still do platters and things for home cooks. They do have a minimum charge of $100, so that could be a limiting factor.
      http://www.bakersbestcatering.com/men...

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        cath116 Sep 1, 2013 06:42 AM

        Thanks. I know you can still order from Bakers' Best, but they don't have the usual holiday foods. They used to do wonderful platters (bagels/lox/salads/deli meats/etc.for break fast, for example, which they don't do any more). And it was so easy to just run in and pick up the order. Will give them a call anyway.

      2. Science Chick Sep 1, 2013 10:04 AM

        Zaftigs? They have a catering menu, although I'm not sure if that is what you are after.
        http://www.zaftigs.com/images/menu-pdfs/ZaftigsCateringNG-sm.pdf

        Also, if it is deli platters that you are looking for, and are Newton-centric, you might consider Barry's Deli in Waban.
        http://barrysvillagedeli.com/catering...

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          lipoff Sep 13, 2013 05:47 AM

          I know I'm a little late to the party here, but +1 for Barry's Deli's prepared platters.

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          fara Sep 1, 2013 10:36 AM

          Are you looking for kosher prepared foods? Andrew's catering in brookline sells all kinds of things. give them a call

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            bear Sep 13, 2013 06:32 AM

            Also too late for this year, but I noticed a Yom Kippur menu at Vicki Lee's in Belmont. Her food is lovely, so it's probably a good option for the holidays.

            http://www.vickilees.com/pdf/vickilee...

            1. greygarious Sep 14, 2013 03:02 PM

              Roche Brothers/Sudbury Farms always has prepared Jewish savory and baked goods for the major Jewish holidays.

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                cath116 Sep 19, 2013 06:20 AM

                Thanks everyone! I wound up getting what I needed from Michael's Deli in Coolidge Corner. Food quality was great; the owner Steve was wonderful to work with, and all turned out well. .

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