Cyrano: "Baked goods" Top 5 Page for this destination Quito Shopping Tip by b1bob

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by b1bob

Cyrano is a chain of bakeries across Ecuador. They have a rather upmarket air, but offer good pastries at a good price. I'm keen on the chocolate bread, for example. However, some stores are better than others. The one at the Esquina in Cumbayá is superiour to the one downtown. That was not only ran out of chocolate bread which runs for only 40¢ a copy, but they were out of half their inventory round about 4 in the afternoon. If that wasn't enough to burn your biscuits, some officious jerk that acted as a greeter tried (you can see, unsuccessfully- thanks to the good old zoom lens) to stop me from taking a photo of the store. What national secrets are they putting in their chocolate éclairs? I never would have been treated that way at the one at the Esquina.

Theme: Food and Drink

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 18, 2007
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