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Now you can get the real deal Cronuts for anyone that wants that crap.

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kevin Feb 25, 2014 07:45 PM

http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish...

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  1. J.L. RE: kevin Feb 25, 2014 08:01 PM

    I expect people will pay professional queue-squatters to line up for these...

    Predicting a sell-out at The Grove within 2 hrs.

    Predict Rick Caruso will woo Ansel to open a L.A. cronut franchise outpost at one of his developments.

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      kevin RE: J.L. Feb 25, 2014 08:03 PM

      I'll wait on line for the right price.

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        J.L. RE: kevin Feb 25, 2014 08:08 PM

        You just might get takers for this venture...

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          kevin RE: J.L. Feb 25, 2014 08:11 PM

          How many you want buddy ????

          I will only charge a "tiny" almost meaningless surcharge.

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        ns1 RE: J.L. Feb 25, 2014 08:12 PM

        I'm gonna buy them all and resell on CL @ 2000% markup

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          kevin RE: ns1 Feb 25, 2014 08:14 PM

          Now that's the spirit.

          You may even be able to bankroll a down payment on a flashy condo with the profits from a couple of donuts, er Cronuts.

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          latindancer RE: J.L. Feb 26, 2014 07:15 AM

          People line up in groves at The Grove just to buy Sprinkles.
          It tells me Rick Caruso has created an experience where people will buy pretty much anything JUST because it's expensive and is merchandised well.
          Pure genius.

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            kevin RE: latindancer Feb 26, 2014 08:12 AM

            That's why he gets the big bucks.

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          Butter Fight RE: kevin Feb 25, 2014 09:28 PM

          Kevin, this post title is by far my favorite of any that you've made.

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            kevin RE: Butter Fight Feb 25, 2014 10:04 PM

            Thank you.

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            happybaker RE: kevin Feb 25, 2014 10:08 PM

            I've never had it and yet still, I'd rather wait in line for a Primo's buttermilk bar...

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              J.L. RE: happybaker Feb 25, 2014 10:29 PM

              Luckily for us, not much of a wait for the buttermilk bars at Primo's!

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                J.L. RE: happybaker Feb 25, 2014 10:34 PM

                Maximum of 2 per person at The Grove event (as I'm sure you also read in the post you linked), so unless you're bringing friends, max. # of cronuts you're gonna be able to procure is 2...

                I'm good, thanks. We've already enjoyed the original cronut in NYC (we had the ever-eager-to-please gaggle of interns go line up for the office a few months back).

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                  Sgee RE: J.L. Feb 25, 2014 11:46 PM

                  Nice to have some newbie slaves.....

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                BacoMan RE: kevin Feb 26, 2014 01:41 AM

                I'll sell my 2 cornets for $150 a piece. Any takers?

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                  kevin RE: BacoMan Feb 26, 2014 06:35 AM

                  Nope. Sorry buddy. :)

                  You're definitely on your own on that.

                  But now you get to enjoy your two Cronuts all by yourself.

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                    BacoMan RE: kevin Feb 26, 2014 09:11 AM

                    I already sold one of them. =D

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                      J.L. RE: kevin Feb 26, 2014 10:50 AM

                      kevin, you gotta know what the market will bear, or else you'll miss out.

                      If BacoMan sells his 2nd cronut at same or higher value than his first, then he's got enough juice for a baller dinner at Shunji / n/naka / Ricky's Fish Tacos / whatever his heart desires (except Urasawa).

                      PLUS he gets to meet Dominique Ansel in person and apply the BacoMan-style food discourse with him.

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                        kevin RE: J.L. Feb 26, 2014 04:40 PM

                        A food discourse would be quite the thing right ?

                        My hats off to you mr. Bacoman.

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