Sunday, June 17, 2007

Beard Papa

This is the second Beard Papa that I have been to, so naturally a comparison is in order. The exterior is very similar, nice and crunchy on the outside, and light and airy on the inside. These cream puffs were a sorta flat, like a French pastry type of UFO. The pastry shell had an off taste though, sort of like rancid oil. The cream had a rather unpleasant gritty texture and not much flavor. Specks of vanilla bean could be discerned in the filling, however, I seriously doubt they used real vanilla beans while making the custard.

Overall, the cream puffs at this Beard Papa location was a huge disappointment.

Beard Papa
301 W Valley Blvd. #105
San Gabriel, CA 91778
(626) 282-3089

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