Paris: Best Baguette of 2015

Mar 27th, 2015, 10:05 AM
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Paris: Best Baguette of 2015

The award goes to Grenier a Pain
in Montmartre.
cigalechanta is offline  
Mar 27th, 2015, 10:24 AM
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It's not the first time!
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Mar 27th, 2015, 10:32 AM
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As Jacques Pepin says, it's hard to beat bread and butter.
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Mar 27th, 2015, 11:15 AM
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Like the Beaujolais Nouveau, this marketing gimmick has lost all of its attraction in France. Only about 8% of the bakers in Paris participate in the first place. I think it is great for the winner, who will probably get a 10% spike in customers for a month or two.
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Mar 28th, 2015, 03:31 AM
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The only people who are really interested in the best baguette of the year are the people working in the boulangerie, which receives a yearly contract to provide bread to L'Elysee, and the people who will eat the bread during the official meals they must endure there.
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Mar 28th, 2015, 04:09 AM
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I always maintain that the best baguette is the one from your local boulangerie. I think it is absurd to make a special journey.
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Mar 28th, 2015, 04:59 AM
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I would make a special journey to eat their baguette. They have won before so must be good. I love the walnut bread they make in Paris best though, slathered with good French butter. Nothing better. It is an honor bestowed on bakers and that is a big deal.
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