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Radical Rye

Postby Jed » Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:27 pm

Did Radical Rye ever open a new location after they had to close the State Street location? I have been craving a quality Radical Rye sandwich. Who do I need to encourage to bring back Radical Rye?

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Postby blunt » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:48 am

Try bombing the Loose Juice cart.

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Postby d2drums » Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:52 am

Hilarious. I actually worked / managed the Rad Rye from it's inception on Willy street to it's eventual 2nd location at the infamous "Mall Books" on State street. I left before it was sold to the Mad Bomber. I't kind of funny to think of all the things that transpired from it's humble beginings, to it now just being a memory, 'dozed over for that gleeming empire-istic thing that rests on it's ashes.

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Postby blunt » Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:26 am

I miss it.
Why can't we have nice bread?

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Postby fennel » Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:52 am

blunt wrote:I miss it.
Why can't we have nice bread?


No kidding. I was wondering if there might be some city ordinance forbidding it. Maybe there's just no market for it here.

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Postby d2drums » Mon Jul 02, 2007 12:24 pm

The bread was the best. Inititally, we were having the bread baked for us by a bakery that slips my mind (Lanes?), they went out of business, and at that point, Greg Frank (owner) bought all their equipment and recipies, and started baking it all in the basement. what a pain in the ass.... but well worth it. Many people think it's as simple as just throwing loaves in an oven. It's such a process... just imagine leaving that kind of thing to a bunch of stoner college kids.

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Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:15 pm

d2drums wrote:Inititally, we were having the bread baked for us by a bakery that slips my mind (Lanes?), they went out of business, and at that point, Greg Frank (owner) bought all their equipment and recipies, and started baking it all in the basement.

Must have been some other defunct bakery, as Lane's is still going strong.

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Postby BobArctor » Tue Jul 03, 2007 1:34 pm

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Postby meowzamusic » Tue Jul 03, 2007 1:40 pm

Jeez, now I'm really hungry

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Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Jul 03, 2007 1:52 pm

Sad face.

Seriously, does anyone have any inside info on why the Rye hasn't come back yet? There have been some fairly decent open fronts on State that could have served as the new Radical Rye.

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Postby d2drums » Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:20 am

It just came to me, it was Trigg's bakery. I never ate at the Rad Rye after the mad bomber took over. Does anyone know if things were the same, quality wise and all?

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Postby BobArctor » Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:51 am

TheBookPolice wrote:Seriously, does anyone have any inside info on why the Rye hasn't come back yet?


Yes.

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Postby white_rabbit » Wed Jul 04, 2007 8:42 am

BobArctor wrote:
TheBookPolice wrote:Seriously, does anyone have any inside info on why the Rye hasn't come back yet?


Yes.



...and???

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Postby BobArctor » Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:45 am

white_rabbit wrote:...and???

Was working on a web site for the place just before it folded, which is why the pics were in my files. Haven't spoken with the princples in a few years.

No further comment.

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Postby d2drums » Wed Jul 04, 2007 10:07 am

Someone front me the money and I'll do it... I have the majority of the original soups on file in my mental rolodex, and I'm sure we could figure out the bread without too much problem. It's a breeze from there.


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