Dean & Deluca recently took a bulk of their bakery production in-house (though you can still get goodies from places like Lady M, Balthazar, and Amy's Bread). The house sweets are hit and miss, but stay close to slices of custardy cherry clafoutis ($5), white chocolate cookies, and cupcakes, and you'll be pleasantly surprised.
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Each handful contains shiny beans of a beautiful chocolate-hued rainbow: caramel, white, speckled egg, dark velvety chocolate, and UPS brown. Their outer layers hint at the varying primary chocolates, but the taste is like magic when crunched in conjunction with their Arabica bean centers.