David Schat's Bakery - El Segundo, CA

Friday, March 2, 2012

David Schat's Bakery - collage 2
David Schat's Bakery, El Segundo, CA

This morning, the conversation between my friend JustJenn and I went something like this:

Ring Ring (Yes, young people, people still use phones to actually talk and not just text)

JustJenn: Free for lunch?
Me: Yes!
JustJenn: I need to eat something light...big dinner tonight.
Me: Hum...let me think.
pause
JustJust: Oh! I know! There's a bakery I want to try!
Me: Coming over.

Yes, when we think meal, we actually think bakery.

David Schat's Bakery - El Segundo, CA
JustJenn and I went to David Schat's Bakery in El Segundo, CA. El Segundo is one of the South Bay beach cities, between Manhattan Beach and the LAX airport. If you've ever driven up to Mammoth, you may have visited Eric Schat's Bakery in Bishop...my parents always bring home Sheepherders bread. Each one of the Schat's Bakery's are independently owned and operated, but they have a long history of Dutch baking.

I'm excited to have Sheepherders bread in the Los Angeles area now...along with some delicious sandwiches and baked goods.

JustJenn and I both got the combo for lunch...
David Schat's Bakery - Collage 4
Classic Turkey Sandwich with fries, drink and a cookie, $12.00

David Schat's Bakery - collage 6
Roasted Vegetable Panini (comes with cheese, but I opted out) with sweet potato fries, drink and a cookie, $11.75. I like that they use 1/4 sheet pans as serving trays!

David Schat's Bakery - collage 1
Rose cupcake $1.50 (very good white cake cupcake). Mini Eclair & Mini Cream Puffs ($1.00 each) - they also have large size elcairs and cream puffs.

David Schat's Bakery - collage 3
It's a small world! We ran into friends who were having lunch...and they totally didn't mind me taking a shot of their Roast Beef Sandwich and Grilled Cheese! (They are friends who understand food blogging - I got to show them my new camera too! :)

Finally, they sell some Dutch treats such as De Ruijter bread toppings. Holy smokes. I looked over, saw the boxes and I was transported back to the early 1990's. My UCLA roommate, Agnes is Dutch and we had a shelf of the chocolate sprinkles and anise and little pink & white ones in the apartment. She introduced me to Nutella...when you had to buy it at import stores. Oh, the Dutch and their bread. Delicious combos. Great memories.

Anyway, if you are in the South Bay (or have a crazy layover at LAX), I suggest stopping by David Schat's Bakery! They have a breakfast menu too...can't wait to try that! The staff was very nice, service was really fast and there is plenty of seating (outdoor seating area as well). There is street parking and they are next to a city parking structure.

David Schat's Bakery
131A W. Grand Ave., El Segundo, CA, 90245
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7 comments:

Im At Home Baking said... [Reply to comment]

Ohhh, looks so delicious!

polinium said... [Reply to comment]

They have Hagel Slag! My boyfriend eats this every day for breakfast and will go to extraordinary measures to acquire it.

Ebenezer PentWeazle said... [Reply to comment]

I wondered if Schat's was the bakery up near Mammoth! That's where I also had one of my very first Dutch classics: Hopjes. We were going camping and stopped there on the way. I was just a kid at the time, I didn't know what I was buying (but they looked cool). I can still remember being in a tent and eating one, it was my first taste of coffee, and I've loved it (and them) ever since....

Daisy@Nevertoosweet said... [Reply to comment]

That's a lot of food for two people ;) But i love how you guys have a mutual understanding that 'meal' means 'bakery' hahaha this looks like a great place ~

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

i must have that roast beef sandwich!!!

Bettina said... [Reply to comment]

Oh wow, I was just wondering where I could get a GOOD sandwich around here (I grew up in the South Bay and am back indefinitely thanks to unemployment). Unfortunately, I just had a tooth extracted today as well, so I will have to hold off a week or so, but then I can't wait to check this place out!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I HAVE to go here! Racheal

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