Third-generation pastry chef François Payard fills a void in Battery Park City with this ultra-high end bakery. Covers the basics well—madeleines, macaroons, the best baguettes you've ... read more
Shopping and cupcakes? Diabolical. Little cupcake shop that could branches out to Bloomingdale’s in Dubai, bounces back to our humble little burg to repeat the trick. Street-level spot sells ... read more
Tidy brick and wood storefront serving up serious baked goods. French technique meets fresh American ingredients. Nothing rushed: dough gets three-day fermentations before being transformed into sp... read more
By the same folks who brought you Seersucker is this shoe box of a cafe. Saying it gets crowded is an understatement, but there's a reason so many people flock here on a daily basis. The staff tend... read more
ust when you thought the city's twee little bakeries had moved toward detente in the battle of bite-sized delights, this LA-based cupcakery opens up shop near Bloomingdales, bringing all the old te... read more
City Bakery's green flour movement infiltrates NYU dorm. Powered by wind, cups made of corn for quicker biodegrading. Crispy pignoli cookies nod to former doughboys, maple bacon biscuits don't got ... read more
Gentrification brings delicious, malnutricious breakfast (other than McDonald's) to Bed-Stuy. It's all in the dough here - fluffy and cakey, but not too clumpy, these doughnuts make Dunkin's taste ... read more
Third-generation pastry chef François Payard fills a void on the southern end of Greenwich Village with this ultra-high end bakery. Covers the basics well—madeleines, macaroons, the be... read more
Authentic Lebanese bakery serving traditional Middle Eastern pastries and goat's milk ice cream. In this friendly, family-run Bay Ridge shop, you may not recognize the smorgasbord of sweets on disp... read more
Amber waves of grain muraled on the back wall, but your appetite will already be primed by scent of fresh croissants, baguettes, and brioche. Wholesale supplier to Eleven Madison Park and Ssam Bar ... read more
Cupcake-centric confectionery run by gluten-intolerant baker. Mix of vegan treats and those with butter and eggs. Bright East Village shop slings flawless sweets, so good you can't believe it's n... read more
Williamsburg's inevitable cupcakery, run by two Polish girls who wish to "make you high on sugar." Less gauche than certain forerunners (cough, cough, Magnolia), think smaller, airier ‘cakes ... read more
Queens bakery's looks are closer to the Getty Museum than a Getty auto body shop (which is what it's converted from). High-design café starts with rolling-pin motif outdoors, moves on to con... read more
Soho oven of City Bakery's green flour movement. One-ups sibs by salvaging landmark Vesuvio Bakery, no reclaimed hemp required. Crispy pignoli cookies nod to former doughboys, maple bacon biscuits ... read more
The high-class escorts of twisted dough, street pretzels got nothing on these beauts. Plump, Deutsche, and moist, each is hand-coiled by a former Bouley pastry chef. The Alphabet City storefront bu... read more
Ever-changing array of super-fresh locavore-ish sandwiches and salads nearly eclipsed by desserts, especially salted caramel ice cream sandwich. Keeps it creative with goat cheese tart, sardines wi... read more
No need to go to Soho for fancy loaves, Bed-Stuy has the goods. Baker Matthew Tilden turns out divine Cacio e Peppe, Hands Boulle, and other breads for legions of loyal regulars. Savory muffins, sc... read more
No longer a place for freelancers to work and loiter (see the "no laptop" sign) unless you've come for the food. Formal dining room in the rear, casual café in the front, garden way back. D... read more
Not for the lactose-intolerant. Dulce de leche cake, blueberry cream cookies, brilliant soft-serve creations, and The Volcano—potato gratin with gruyere cheese and Benton's bacon—certif... read more
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