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Baguette Confidential: A special podcast about bread from Paris

In this episode: A tour of three iconic Paris boulangeries — and a we put their baked goods to the test. Recorded 7/1/2022 in Paris

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There's nothing quite as French as bread. And no bread is more French than the baguette. 

This week we dedicate our entire podcast to just one type of bread found in Paris. But we also want you to share your bread stories with us. So before you listen to today's episode, please scroll down and tell us about your bread experience.

What is the best bread you've ever had in your travels? We want to hear your stories about pão in Sao Paulo, pan in Madrid, brot in Berlin.

Scroll up for the link to the latest Elliott Confidential podcast. 

Here are a few photos from this week's adventures:

Aren displays his catch du jour at Ernest & Valentin, an award-winning boulangerie a short walk from where we live in Paris. C'est bien!

She wanted to talk about how much Aren and Chris look alike. But the baguettes were also tres bien. Next time, I think we'll try the dark bread right next to her. Looks good, doesn't it?

At the end of the morning, we had samples from all three boulangeries. We couldn't wait to get back into the studio to try them. 

We'll tell you what we thought of our Tour de Baguette in this week's podcast. We'll also explain what makes a boulangerie a boulangerie (it's not a trick question). And we'll tell you what to say if you want your bread crispy when you're in Paris. Please tune in now.

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