Remember when foul-mouthed quick-tempered celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his crew of hospitality experts descended upon Cambridge Hotel almost two years ago -- to the day -- for Fox's "Hotel Hell?"
Today as I was interviewing Scott Carrino, co-owner with his wife, Lisa, of Round House Bakery and Cafe on 1 Washington St., I found out an interesting side note to that visit.
The multi-Michelin star chef raved about Round House's bread, and that was back when it was just a bakery at Pompanuck Farm.
When he tasted Carrino's signature rosemary loaf and the sweet-potato bread, he had Hotel Cambridge use them for the relaunch.
The 128-year-old supposed birthplace of pie a la mode, Hotel Cambridge, closed in June 2012 and has since been bought by an Albany-based senior-care consulting firm that is planning a 40-bed senior residential facility there.
But you, and Gordon Ramsay should he want to revisit upstate New York, can still get Round House bread. Now there's even more opportunity since they just opened their cafe seven days a week.
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