Bree’osh Brioche Cinnamon Roll (Food of the Week)

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Brioche is the primary focus for Nelly Mousseau and Pierre-Yves Henry, France natives who debuted charming Bree’osh bakery in ritzy Montecito Village in September 2015.

Their tiny cafe features photo-lined yellow walls, white tile floors decorated with black flowers, and umbrella-shaded patio seating. Locally roasted Handlebar coffee fuels a La Marzocco espresso machine. Still, people flock to Bree’osh for brioche pastries and sandwiches.

Since my last visit to Bree’osh, they’ve introduced brioche croissants, pain de chocolat, and best yet, limited-edition brioche cinnamon rolls ($4.20), flaky spirals with pinpoint caramelization, supple, buttery cores, and judicious sweetness. Choose a roll with or without raisins. These rolls need no embellishment, but if dried grapes are your jam, go for it.

Address: 1150 Coast Village Road, Montecito, CA 93108

Joshua Lurie

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This totally has our mouths watering. Talk about the best of both worlds. Kind of amazed we haven’t come across this until now.

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