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I was reading this thread with growing disbelief that it took 28 posts to get to the subject of chocolate.
I actually said chocolate in post 2. And here I am thinking no-one ignores me

Thanks to Major Tom for also pointing this out in post 32
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I have a thing for good Italian bread from Brooklyn. When I moved to Florida 6 years ago I went to the local supermarket and asked for Italian bread. The lady handed me a loaf of what looked and felt like white bread. I had a good laugh but I'm still searching for a good crusty loaf of Italian bread. Pretty much convinced at this point it doesn't exist down here.

The other thing is also bread related, it's a bagel in Florida, good luck with that. They do have these rolls with holes in them that they try to pass of as a bagel but I'm not buying it. I did find one place in West Palm, about 2 hours away that has a good bagel but I don't get down there that much. Come to think of it I'm going down that way tomorrow to go to the Barrett Jackson auto auction, ah bagels!
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I have a thing for good Italian bread from Brooklyn. When I moved to Florida 6 years ago I went to the local supermarket and asked for Italian bread. The lady handed me a loaf of what looked and felt like white bread. I had a good laugh but I'm still searching for a good crusty loaf of Italian bread. Pretty much convinced at this point it doesn't exist down here.

The other thing is also bread related, it's a bagel in Florida, good luck with that. They do have these rolls with holes in them that they try to pass of as a bagel but I'm not buying it. I did find one place in West Palm, about 2 hours away that has a good bagel but I don't get down there that much. Come to think of it I'm going down that way tomorrow to go to the Barrett Jackson auto auction, ah bagels!
Mazzaro's Italian Market in St. Pete? www.mazzarosmarket.com
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Mazzaro's Italian Market in St. Pete? www.mazzarosmarket.com
Funny but I drove there last year for the bread. It was OK but the crust was too thin so I crossed it off my list. The bread did look great though, I was so excited when I first saw it. I actually bought every loaf they had on the shelves. With out a doubt it was the best bread I have had down here, just not like Brooklyn.
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Alan mentioned chocolate in post #2 actually but yes, bacon is still a no-show amazingly.
I must've stopped reading at "red wine", thinking that would be a distant #2 behind chocolate.

I stand corrected... as long as by the word "square" you mean "a hunk at least six inches on a side".
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And there I was in that other concurrently running thread, making out that I was ignoring you.

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Come to think of it I'm going down that way tomorrow to go to the Barrett Jackson auto auction, ah bagels!
Buying or kicking tires? I've never been to one of these but would like to go as a buyer if I had more garage space.
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I actually said chocolate in post 2. And here I am thinking no-one ignores me
Yabbut, you also said this: "There is really nothing I would refuse to eat or drink if I thought it was bad for me"..........
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The other thing is also bread related, it's a bagel in Florida, good luck with that. They do have these rolls with holes in them that they try to pass of as a bagel but I'm not buying it. I did find one place in West Palm, about 2 hours away that has a good bagel but I don't get down there that much. Come to think of it I'm going down that way tomorrow to go to the Barrett Jackson auto auction, ah bagels!

The bagels at Panera bread company are the best I have found . Now if I could only find decent pizza .
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I must've stopped reading at "red wine", thinking that would be a distant #2 behind chocolate.

I stand corrected... as long as by the word "square" you mean "a hunk at least six inches on a side".
I only buy bars that come in single squares

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Yabbut, you also said this: "There is really nothing I would refuse to eat or drink if I thought it was bad for me"..........
Guilty as charged

I used to think that I could never give up beer, but I did when I wanted to lose weight and now rarely drink it. I suppose that is when I got to really like red wine as it made a very tasty, lower calorie, substitute. I was delighted when, a few years back, it was cited as being good for you
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The bagels at Panera bread company are the best I have found . Now if I could only find decent pizza .
When I was a kid and lived on Long Island my Dad used to come home late from work on Fridays. He would stop of in Brooklyn and pick up a dozen fresh hot bagels and they would be still warm when he got home. I'd wake up and sit with him and have a bagel. I can tell you from experince that Panera bagels have nothing to do with bagels from Brooklyn.
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When I was a kid and lived on Long Island my day used to come home late from work on Fridays. He would stop of in Brooklyn and pick up a dozen fresh hot bagels and they would be still warm when he got home. I'd wake up and sit with him and have a bagel. I can tell you from experince that Panera bagels have nothing to do with bagels from Brooklyn.
Great story.

Although we frequent our Panera Bread quite regularly, we go to Brooklyn Cafe at least once a week for bagels. No idea if they are anything like bagels you get in Brooklyn but they are the best by far in our area.
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