In honor of Serious Eats Bakery Week, we set out to answer a question that's been on our mind for ages: what's the best baguette in New York? Because for every good baguette, there are dozens of disappointments. Tough, mouth-hurting crusts or doughy, spongy insides. A dried-out crumb or a flavor that's too sweet or too sour or just plain bland. We're tired of suffering bad bread—and wanted to find you the best in the city.
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A good croissant is hard to find. To turn a butter-based dough into a pastry that's simultaneously soft and flaky, shatter-crisp and mouth-meltingly tender, is a difficult thing indeed. Where is the best in New York City? We found out.
The financier at La Bergamote in Chelsea, with its apricot-glazed top and line of studded blueberries, is far from plain and simple. But when you're craving that classic French almond flour-based sweet but looking for something a little different,...
The search for the finest almond croissant in New York City is a forever ongoing hunt. Patisserie Claude, when it was run by Claude himself, was home to my favorite almond croissant. But, the minute Claude left, and Pablo...
In the mornings, I often want just a little something tasty with my coffee, not a muffin the size of my head or a cinnamon roll that’ll leave me feeling weighed down all day. So I’ve always been a fan of the mini-pastry: ideally adding a bit of sweetness to my morning and less than a dollar to my bill.