Where can you get the best croissant in Champaign-Urbana? This question came up recently at a backyard gathering, when a friend lamented Art Mart’s move away from Urbana to Champaign. "Art Mart makes the best croissants in town," she said, with a hint of sadness. But is that true? What criteria are in play here? This required further investigation, so eight friends and I devoted a recent Saturday morning to blind tasting nine different croissants from five bakeries in town. Here’s what happened when nine friends tried nine croissants in Champaign-Urbana! You won’t believe which croissant wins! Number seven will shock you!
Pam calls upon eight friends to help her discern which croissant is truly the best in Champaign-Urbana.