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Here Are All the Philly Breads You’ve Gotta Get Your Hands On

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

With flour-milling, natural fermentation and a lot of love, Philly’s new wave of bread makers insists on doing things the right way — the slow way. And because of these gluten geeks, our baguettes are now crustier than ever before and our sourdough loaves boast some of the biggest air pockets we’ve ever seen. It’s good eating. Here, all…

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First Look at Old Rose at the Jane Hotel From the Owners of the Smile

Source: Grub Street NY

When Sean MacPherson set out to find new operators for the space vacated by Cafe Gitane in his Jane Hotel, he didn’t have to look far. Matt Kliegman and Carlos Quirarte were already running the Jane Ballroom and rooftop, in addition to their own mini-fiefdom of the Smile and its …

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6 over-the-top sweets at Atlanta’s Asian tea houses and coffee bars

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Doraville and Duluth have a plethora of Pan-Asian bakeries and cafes where creativity has almost become a competition. It seems every week, some prolific Instagrammer has unearthed yet another jaw-dropping food creation that defies expectation (and sometimes even seems to defy gravity). Cooler still, at some of these cafes, these dishes even take inspiration from other global trends—at the new Pan-Asian teahouse Boba Bee, for instance, there’s a mango ice cream creation topped with the sugary, chili-encrusted tamarind candy sticks kids often enjoy in Mexico. Many of these coffee shops and tea houses also have a large variety of over-the-top ...

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6 over-the-top sweets at Atlanta’s Asian tea houses and coffee bars

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Doraville and Duluth have a plethora of Pan-Asian bakeries and cafes where creativity has almost become a competition. It seems every week, some prolific Instagrammer has unearthed yet another jaw-dropping food creation that defies expectation (and sometimes even seems to defy gravity). Cooler still, at some of these cafes, these dishes even take inspiration from other global trends—at the new Pan-Asian teahouse Boba Bee, for instance, there’s a mango ice cream creation topped with the sugary, chili-encrusted tamarind candy sticks kids often enjoy in Mexico. Many of these coffee shops and tea houses also have a large variety of over-the-top ...

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You Can Finally Get Your Hands On Machine Shop’s Flaky Goodness

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Viennoiserie at Machine Shop Boulangerie/Facebook

Philly can finally get a taste of the exquisite pastries made by Machine Shop Boulangerie, the city’s buzziest new bakery.

The wholesale-only, two-woman operation based in South Philly’s Bok Building made their first flaky, buttery deliveries to Elixr Coffee this past Monday. When I stopped in on Tuesday afternoon, I felt lucky to snag the very last item in the pastry case — a croissant, voluminous and golden brown, with an incredibly crisp, buttery crust encasing a tender, yeasty interior. I had to catch up with the bakers to find out how exactly their ...

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Here Is All the New Bread New Yorkers Need to Eat Right Now

Source: Grub Street NY

New York is a great town for carb freaks, a place where you can munch on a baguette while walking down the street to score roti or lard bread. In other words: There’s tons of great loaves, from all over the world, across the five boroughs. But great bakeries and …

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Now You Can Get Some Philly Bread With Your Sweetgreen Salad

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Photo courtesy Sweetgreen

Fast-casual salad slinger Sweetgreen is known for going the extra mile when it comes to, well, being green. In addition to serving fresh, nutritious ingredients and menus that change with the seasons, the D.C.-based chain makes a point to source from local and regional food producers. Just last month, it launched the Zahav Bowl by Mike Solomonov.

The latest local vendor to supply the stores here? North Philly’s own Philly Bread.

Philly Bread founder and baker Pete Merzbacher, known for his iconic Philly Muffin (an upsized, sourdough take on the English classic), spent a month ...

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Sun-dried tomato bread

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Sun-dried tomato bread is easy to serve.Photograph by Rafterman Sun-dried tomato bread Makes 4 small loaves ½ cup drained and chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, reserving 2 tablespoons oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon rosemary 2 large eggs 1½ cups milk 3 tablespoons butter, melted and slightly cooled 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup chopped Kalamata or other black olives ½ cup minced fresh parsley 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small skillet, heat sun-dried tomato oil over ...

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Sun-dried tomato bread

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Sun-dried tomato bread is easy to serve.Photograph by Rafterman Sun-dried tomato bread Makes 4 small loaves ½ cup drained and chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, reserving 2 tablespoons oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon rosemary 2 large eggs 1½ cups milk 3 tablespoons butter, melted and slightly cooled 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup chopped Kalamata or other black olives ½ cup minced fresh parsley 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small skillet, heat sun-dried tomato oil over ...

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WATCH: Mark Bittman’s Be-All, End-All Banana-Bread Recipe

Source: Grub Street NY

For almost 50 years, Mark Bittman has put his overripe bananas to good use by using this recipe to create what he says is the “best banana bread you’ve ever had.” He’s right (we tried it), and here’s how you make it.

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Rye, a Grain With Ancient Roots, Is Rising Again

Source: NY Times Food

Chefs and bakers are embracing the bumpy, nutty and fragrant breads of northern Europe.

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