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#350197 - 09/03/09 09:30 PM French Bakery
Marty Offline
from a friend...

Sad news. Just heard the French Bakery has shut down for good and they are moving back to San Ignacio.

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#350212 - 09/03/09 11:23 PM Re: French Bakery [Re: Marty]
Loansum-Al K Offline
Big loss! What a fantastic bakery......truly a French bakery.
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#350269 - 09/04/09 02:19 PM Re: French Bakery [Re: Loansum-Al K]
bywarren Offline
Agreed, it will be missed. But, according to seashell on another thread, we shouldn't be eating there anyway. smirk

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#350274 - 09/04/09 02:46 PM Re: French Bakery [Re: bywarren]
Peter Jones Offline
Sadly it was more supported in words than in purchases. But some of us will very greatly miss it.

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#350307 - 09/04/09 04:23 PM Re: French Bakery [Re: Peter Jones]
LaraTravelBelize Offline
do get something like that off the ground, its going to take a LONG LONG time to get on peoples 'radars'. We are all such creatures of habit....i wish they'd held on a little longer so that we could have made it that "habit".

master lee's bread in his bread/massage/ice cream shop on front street isnt bad at all...

just not the same as the bakery and their lovely sandwiches.
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#350321 - 09/04/09 06:01 PM Re: French Bakery [Re: LaraTravelBelize]
Peter Jones Offline
They held on as long as funds would permit. If say 20 more people had bought their daily bread there it might have made a difference. San Ignacio provides more stable year-round business for them, and of course the cost of living and operating there is much lower. I know they found rent to be a real killer.

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#350348 - 09/04/09 08:18 PM Re: French Bakery [Re: Peter Jones]
Loansum-Al K Offline
The lady behind the counter was a real sweetheart.....hope she finds another job soon.
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#350352 - 09/04/09 08:35 PM Re: French Bakery [Re: Loansum-Al K]
collyk Offline
Loansum. She is indeed absolutely lovely and she is going to San Ignacio to continue working with them.
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#350379 - 09/04/09 10:31 PM Re: French Bakery [Re: collyk]
Loansum-Al K Offline
Happy to hear that.......we will miss her & the bakery.
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