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Sugar Rush: Sour Cream Coffee Cake at Levain Bakery

Sugar Rush Niko Triantafillou 5 comments

If you live in New York and you like sweets, you owe it to yourself to try Levain Bakery's famous chocolate chip cookie. But what about their other, less well known dessert products? Is Levain a one trick pony? To find out, I bought a slice of their Sour Cream Pound Cake ($3.50). More

Gift Guide: Easy to Ship, Only in New York Foods

Max Falkowitz 6 comments

Shopping for a New York expat? Convincing a buddy to move here? You can't send New York attitude or that creeping feeling of paying godknowshowmuch for a studio apartment—but you can send proper pastrami. And smoked fish. And any number of the city's top cookies. Here are nine Only in New York food businesses—traditional and new—that will take care of all the shipping for you to deliver your gifts nationwide. More

Good Bread: Levain Bakery

Good Bread Andrew Coe 1 comment

As far as this column is concerned, Levain's real stars are half-hidden on a shelf behind the counter: moist, dense, and flavorsome breads, made daily so they're always fresh. You sense a trace of fermentation when you bite into them—a welcome reminder that bread is a living thing. More

Top 5 Breakfast Sweets of 2010

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and I wholeheartedly agree. A hot cup of tea with a sweet (but not too sweet!) baked good always ensures an excellent start to the day. Here we give you our Top 5 Breakfast Sweets of 2010. More

Sugar Rush: Levain Bakery's Cinnamon-Butter Brioche

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] Long and lanky, the Cinnamon Butter Brioche ($3.50) from Levain Bakery has frequently come to the rescue as breakfast-on-the-go. A long narrow cut of brioche dough, one half brushed liberally with butter and a cinnamon... More

Sugar Rush: Raspberry Bomboloni at Levain Bakery

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 4 comments

The Bomboloni ($2.25) from Levain Bakery are not fried. I didn't know what to make of that at first—can they even be called a bomboloni if they're baked? That's an issue to debate another day. But for now, this... More

Sugar Rush: Chocolate-Stuffed Sourdough at Levain Bakery

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 5 comments

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] Now this could be breakfast every day. One tidy sourdough roll ($3), neatly scored with browned surfaces. Crisp crust, gentle tang. But it's not just a sourdough roll. Crack open and you'll find... ...dark chocolate!... More

Sugar Rush: Levain Bakery's Baguette with Butter and Jam

Ed Levine 3 comments

Certain classic combinations never get old. Consider the Levain Bakery baguette with butter and jam. Levain cuts off a third of the thin, tubular, just-crusty-enough sourdough baguette and fills it with seedless Polaner raspberry jam and soft, sweet butter.... More

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