Skip to comments.Cronut-crazed New Yorkers brave frigid temperatures for pastry
Posted on 01/07/2014 4:27:27 AM PST by dennisw
Not even a frigid winter storm could deter some New Yorkers from their beloved Cronuts on Friday morning.
Over 100 people braved below-freezing temperatures to line up outside Dominique Ansel Bakery, home to the popular pastry, as early as 6:30 a.m.
We received quite a few emails the night before confirming we were going to be opened the morning after the storm because they were going to come -- rain or shine, chef, owner and Cronut creator Dominique Ansel told the Los Angeles Times in an email.
The shop, which opens at 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday, is used to such Cronut mania. The pastry, named one of Time magazine's 25 best inventions of 2013, made its debut at the bakery in May. Since then, versions of the croissant-doughnut hybrid have been in stores all over the world.
Jeremy Gan, a 23-year-old graduate student at New York University, was near the front of the line with his brother, with just two people ahead of them.
Gan had never tried the Cronut before. His reaction?
"It perfectly represented the distinct sweet sugary flavor of the doughnut, yet preserves the [flakiness] of the croissant," he said.
For Vivian Leba, 26, it is tradition to visit the shop with her friend, whom she jokingly nicknamed Cronut Girl, because of her passion for the pastry, whenever they
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these obama voting lemmings have too much time on their hands...waiting an hour or more for a pastry
They better not have trans fats in them...
They’re good, but not that good.
I’m surprised that Bloomberg didn’t ban them. They sound very unhealthy—worse than a Big Gulp.
probably wont be an issue with the new Marxist mayor. He is too busy making sure the cops don't bother gang bangers and making sure no one is allowed to ride in horse drawn carriages in central park....
They are like children, so easily led, so ready to follow the crowd.
“Jeremy Gan” attended NYU. Guaranteed he’s a left wing loonie who studied “african lesbian puppetry” and was last seen at OWS. He’s currently living in mother’s finished attic and working part time at Starbucks.
Pajama boy crowd?
Now we see what their priorities are.
Looks like brains, the perfect food for liberal zombies...
Better than the Cronut is the Crognet.
Criosant-Beignet hybrid that doesn’t need the custard and is out of this world in deliciousness.
I only ate a few arepas in my life. I suppose you have more access to them.
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