In Search of a Decent Baguette—Cherchez Le Pain!

A Reblog for this Friday. The lack of a decent baguette at Wegmans has prompted me to revisit this blog post! Enjoy the rerun!

Atypical 60

Earlier today, my girlfriend Cheryl got in touch with me to tell me about a new “French” Bakery in nearby West Chester. La Baguette Magique. Cheryl is well-aware of Monsieur Bonaparte’s search for theperfect a halfway decent baguette in this country. She told me that the bakery was French-owned and seemed like the real deal.

Real French Bread?  Right here in Pennsylvania? Oh lalalalalalalala!

I was a bit more than intrigued.  I Googled and found some information on their website, but the information was rather vague:  La Baguette Magique

Vague information or not, Bonaparte’s love obsession for his beloved baguettes is epic. I’m not kidding. When we are in Paris, he has the bread purchase timed down to the minute. At approximately 5:15 PM he heads out of the apartment, turns left on Rue des Grands Augustins, makes another left on Rue Dauphine and heads up to Rue…

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About Catherine

Far from perfect, but enjoying life as a non-perfect and flawed individual at 60 years young. I'm still wondering what I'll be when I grow up! The characters in my life's screenplay include my better half. He is a refined Frenchman who grew up in Paris and summered in St. Tropez. I grew up in Long Island and summered in Long Island. I am not refined. My three grown children are also a big part of my life. For their sake, they happily live where their careers have taken them! But I can still mother them from a distance! I write about the mundane. I write about deeply shallow issues. But whatever I write or muse about--it'll always be a bit on the humorous and positive side! It's all good!
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5 Responses to In Search of a Decent Baguette—Cherchez Le Pain!

  1. Oh my word! I can’t believe the shop owner was French! Have you been back yet? Would love to hear if they figured things out!

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  2. nathalie says:

    a good baguette is LIFE !!!! so so important !

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