The Sketch Book — croissant

the almighty cronut

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 Have you heard of the cronut? I won't ask if you've tasted one, because apparently this is the pastry equivalent of asking if you regularly dine at the French Laundry. Apparently the bakery that coined the donut/croissant hybrid is right around the corner from my studio and apparently the lines to taste this "frankenpastry" are very long and start very early in the morning. People will get excited over anything, won't they?I personally am opposed. Granted, I haven't tried one so maybe I'd change my tune after eating one. But, from a purely analytical perspective, it's offensive in the way that snuggies...

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