Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Pocky | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 20 August 2019
  • Claire Saffitz had never had Pocky before. And then one day in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen her life changed forever. Her eyes are open and now she has ascended to Pocky level: Tsubu Tsubu (Strawberry Flakes), a level that it usually takes decades to reach. With her work in making a gourmet version of four flavors of Pocky - Chocolate, Matcha, Cookies & Cream and Strawberry Flakes - she is quickly climbing ever upwards in the Pocky Movement. Join Claire as she seeks Pocky Perfection.
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  • Bon Appétit
    Bon Appétit   5 months back

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    • Shiemee Marino
      Shiemee Marino  3 weeks back

      Please make meiji yan yan, and or hello panda or philippine's iced gem

    • Sand Angels
      Sand Angels  2 months back

      Dont feel bad, Claire. I grew up and currently live in Oklahoma and Ive never heard of Pocky either. Even when I lived in Indiana for 11 years I never heard of Pocky. In fact, I never heard of Pocky before watching this video.

    • Katie H
      Katie H  3 months back

      Does Claire have a blog. I need to know her skincare routine and where she buys her earrings.

    • Erin W
      Erin W  3 months back

      next time maybe do the initial dip of biscuit through the pastry piping tip and then pull back out instead of having to clean it each time :^)

  • Anggita Cahyaningrum
    Anggita Cahyaningrum  3 hours back

    Claire laughs are so cuutee aaw

    • carlee duvall
      carlee duvall  19 hours back

      Why is no one talking about her writing with a pocky

      • Aidacchi
        Aidacchi  19 hours back

        the gourmet pocky just looks like pepero

        • Charlie -Toast-
          Charlie -Toast-  20 hours back

          Anyone else scared someone was gonna knock the Pocky contraption down?

          • Grace Bauer
            Grace Bauer  23 hours back

            The pastry tip scrape to make the coating uniform is freaking genius

            • Scarlet Hunter
              Scarlet Hunter  1 days back

              When the camera panned to Tommy I was like, “WHY HAVE WE NOT SEEN HIM BEFORE?!”😂 his shirt made me so happy

              • LAZY ARTIST ECLAIRE
                LAZY ARTIST ECLAIRE  2 days back

                Y didn't she use a cake pop stand

                • Dominique M
                  Dominique M  2 days back

                  Straw trough...sounds inappropriate

                  • Isaac Hibben
                    Isaac Hibben  2 days back

                    why is my dough so dry Claaaaaiiire?

                    • Zoe Andrade
                      Zoe Andrade  2 days back

                      anyone else notice claire at 5:50 writing with the pocky! LOL

                      • Karma
                        Karma  2 days back

                        Im ADDICTED to pocky.

                        • Juliette DeLong
                          Juliette DeLong  3 days back

                          *The Next Day*
                          Claire: "so its been about a week"

                          • FBI
                            FBI  3 days back

                            How can someone look so old yet so young

                            • Animal Adventures
                              Animal Adventures  3 days back

                              My dog doesnt bare her teeth at me when I bare my teeth at her! Lol

                              • Debakuva
                                Debakuva  3 days back

                                I thought Gabby doesn't eat snacks? That packaging isn't recyclable. SJW's though.

                                • SunnyDays
                                  SunnyDays  5 days back

                                  I would also die for clairefromthebonappetittetestkitchen.

                                  • REAPER
                                    REAPER  5 days back

                                    when in trouble add vodka

                                    • Edenrose Of Magic
                                      Edenrose Of Magic  5 days back

                                      (Forewarning I’m only a little bit into the video, she might come to this conclusion later) maybe the pocky sticks are glazed to make the yellow colour, and that might be why it’s sweet too

                                      • Lukas
                                        Lukas  5 days back

                                        I want to point out that we still don't have pocky here in St. Louis

                                        • SpookS
                                          SpookS  6 days back

                                          The crew gassing Claire up at random times is one of my favorite things on the planet

                                          • Quratul Ain
                                            Quratul Ain  6 days back

                                            KATE FAN

                                            • KitKatxK
                                              KitKatxK  7 days back

                                              Who want's to break the news to Claire that all that effort was completely unnecessary as pocky released a thick dip pocky a few years back. She legit could have just dunked them and let them set and they would have been the same. XD

                                              • Anna and Cam
                                                Anna and Cam  7 days back

                                                Make a KitKat

                                                • Anna and Cam
                                                  Anna and Cam  7 days back

                                                  I’ve tried to make a Kitcat before and it was very difficult I think that this would be a very good challenge

                                              • Leeann Albritton
                                                Leeann Albritton  7 days back

                                                I eat them and thay are very good and I just ate some

                                                • Netta Elsner
                                                  Netta Elsner  1 weeks back

                                                  Am I the only one that really wants another show with Becky? I absolutely LOVE her! every appearance she has in every episode makes me smile! she is such a positive person! and of course I love the show! watch every episode!!

                                                  • Isabel Elliott
                                                    Isabel Elliott  1 weeks back

                                                    Can we just talk about how cute gabi is

                                                    • // Sensitive lil Fox //

                                                      Day 3
                                                      Claire: so it’s been almost a week

                                                      • Thomas Takeshita
                                                        Thomas Takeshita  1 weeks back

                                                        For someone who hates tempering chocolate, Claire sure is a pastry chef.

                                                        • Drew M
                                                          Drew M  1 weeks back

                                                          I was told something similar about yawns, except it's more about fitting in with the group than anything to do with baring teeth. That may be why we smile, a friendly baring of the teeth...

                                                          • Libby Delao
                                                            Libby Delao  1 weeks back

                                                            We actually didn’t have pocky in stl for a while until recently

                                                            • Atlanta Petty
                                                              Atlanta Petty  1 weeks back

                                                              What about veggie straws

                                                              • ADRIAN GUTIERREZ
                                                                ADRIAN GUTIERREZ  1 weeks back

                                                                lmao can i hug you

                                                                • Muhyadin Rasmi
                                                                  Muhyadin Rasmi  1 weeks back

                                                                  Did anyone else notice she used the Pocky as a pencil at 5:53

                                                                • Halah AlSabi
                                                                  Halah AlSabi  1 weeks back

                                                                  Oh god I love gaby

                                                                  • c y
                                                                    c y  1 weeks back

                                                                    the best flavour is almond chocolate

                                                                    • Ricardo Castellanos
                                                                      Ricardo Castellanos  1 weeks back

                                                                      How old is Clare

                                                                      • Bob Zmuda
                                                                        Bob Zmuda  1 weeks back

                                                                        honestly love her grey stripe

                                                                        • johann adams
                                                                          johann adams  1 weeks back

                                                                          I feel your pain Claire. I grew up in Tulsa and this video is the first time I've ever even heard of a Pocky.

                                                                          • Arariel3
                                                                            Arariel3  2 weeks back

                                                                            Hot pepper Pocky!

                                                                            • Arariel3
                                                                              Arariel3  2 weeks back

                                                                              I haven't finished watching, but I'm brainstorming with you. Did you consider a salt water dip/bath, as in pretzel cooking? I'll continue to watch to find out! *smile*

                                                                              • arbitrary
                                                                                arbitrary  2 weeks back

                                                                                14:21 buscuit
                                                                                no hate, i love the series, i just noticed it and giggled. props to the editors for editing A LOt of footage into 35 mins.

                                                                                • Sophia Ellis
                                                                                  Sophia Ellis  2 weeks back

                                                                                  are we gonna ignore the fact that claire was writing her notes with a pocky?

                                                                                  • Cheye B.
                                                                                    Cheye B.  2 weeks back

                                                                                    s t r a b r r y

                                                                                    • Olivia Cantu
                                                                                      Olivia Cantu  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Was that just me or was she writing with a Pocky

                                                                                      • Something at any rate, probably

                                                                                        I love how Claire's hair gets grayer and grayer throughout the episode

                                                                                        • Alannah Eastern
                                                                                          Alannah Eastern  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Favorite series, so addicting

                                                                                          • Alannah Eastern
                                                                                            Alannah Eastern  2 weeks back

                                                                                            I love Gabi!!!