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Lilybakes1 Dec 20, 2013 09:07 PM

Does anyone know if they sell Danishes/coffeecakes at Whole Foods?

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  1. lamb_da_calculus RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 20, 2013 09:25 PM

    They might? Wouldn't it be easiest and most accurate to just call your local store and ask?

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      Lilybakes1 RE: lamb_da_calculus Dec 20, 2013 09:38 PM

      Just a question..

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        cornedhash RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 20, 2013 10:46 PM

        Some of them do sell those. I'm in New York City and have definitely seen both (especially coffee cake) at Whole Foods.

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          Lilybakes1 RE: cornedhash Dec 21, 2013 07:36 AM

          Thanks. Ever tried one?

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      Cathy RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 21, 2013 05:33 AM

      Some locations do and some locations don't.

      Ask about a specific location on your local board or just pick up the phone.

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        Lilybakes1 RE: Cathy Dec 21, 2013 07:37 AM

        That's the plan. Have you had one? I hear the bakery can be a little disappointing there.

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          Cathy RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 21, 2013 08:15 AM

          Only buy bakery items I see being placed in or on the counters, knowing those are fresh, tending to patronize neighborhood bakeries for sweets.

          If I have had WF danish or coffee cake, it was at some meeting/event and unremarkable.

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            Kelli2006 RE: Cathy Dec 21, 2013 04:39 PM

            I baugette their baguette and some of their pastry as a snack for my daughter and I wasn't impressed.

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        lemons RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 21, 2013 08:20 AM

        Ours in St. Louis do, and more.

        1. cookie monster RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 21, 2013 08:56 AM

          Depends on where you are. A lot of their baked goods are locally sourced and vary from store the store. For instance my WF sells some really nice Danishes from Rockenwagner Bakery, but that won't help if you're not in Southern California.

          1. boogiebaby RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 23, 2013 01:44 PM

            Each store has a different selection. Call your store and see what they carry. It varies by region.

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              Just Visiting RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 23, 2013 03:04 PM

              Yes they do. The issue with WFM baked goods, in my experience, is mostly limited to their cakes and pies. The cookies (especially the oatmeal raisin and vegan ginger snap) are fantastic as are their scones. The Danish look pretty good, too, as do the coffee cakes.

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                mels RE: Just Visiting Dec 24, 2013 06:51 AM

                I agree with this. Also, as mentioned, WF carries local bakery items, so the chocolate babka I get here in Connecticut will not be available in WF Orlando.

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                HillJ RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 23, 2013 03:05 PM

                The WF in my neighborhood does but they aren't anything to write home about. Small selection, ridiculously over priced and usually dry. The last time I bought a ring coffee cake at WFs I returned it.

                1. c oliver RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 26, 2013 04:21 PM

                  We were just in a WF that was pretty small and their bread selection was very limited. Even like Costco, they don't all carry the same things.

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                    brucesw RE: Lilybakes1 Dec 27, 2013 03:38 AM

                    The one I go to most often in Bellaire TX always has chopped up samples of various breads and pastries displayed. Sometimes there's a pusher there aggressively urging shoppers to take a sample of something. I sampled some coffee cake/danish just recently. Probably the best chain grocery store cc/danish I'd ever had but there are other bakeries I'd turn to if I wanted the very best in town.

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                      Cathy RE: brucesw Dec 27, 2013 03:58 AM

                      As I said, above-The sample was fresh/just made that day. That's what people should buy. If you don't know the date it was made, don't buy it.

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