September 24 marked the first night of Rosh Hashanah, the three-day celebration of the Jewish New Year. Traditionally challah bread, honey, and apples are served during the evening meal. It's a great time of year to check out the breads bakeries have to offer. Here are a few bakeries in Metro Detroit that serve the braided challah loaves:
Avalon International Breads, 422 W. Willis Street, Detroit, 48201. Open Monday to Saturday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: (313) 832-0008; website.
The Bake Station, 30760 Southfield Road, Southfield, 48076. Open Sunday to Thursday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Phone: (248) 723-9000; website.
Zeman's New York Kosher Bakery, 25258 Greenfield Road, Oak Park, 48237. Phone: (248) 967-3905.
Dakota Bread Co., 6879 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield, 48322. Open Monday tp Saturday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone: (248) 626-9110; website
Breadsmith, 19487 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods, 48236. Open Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 7a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: (313) 417-0648; website.
Great Harvest Bread Co., 1137 S. Adams Road, Birmingham, 48009. Open Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: (248) 594-0505; website.
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