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Sugar Rush: Paris-Brest at Maison Kayser

Sugar Rush Max Falkowitz 2 comments

You can eat this Paris-Brest ($4.75) from Maison Kayser like a candy bar. More

A Sandwich a Day: Club Poulet at Maison Kayser

A Sandwich a Day Max Falkowitz Post a comment

If you're up for a mild chicken and creamy spread kind of lunch, this is the way to do chicken salad right. More

Carey's Favorite New NYC Restaurants of 2012

Carey Jones 1 comment

You know a restaurant opening is an important one when, a few months later, you can't imagine New York without it. 2012, despite plenty of closures even before a catastrophic storm that crippled, closed, or delayed so many restaurants, was a fantastic year for eating in the city. Here are my favorites of the year: not just full-service restaurants, but the odd bakery, cocktail bar, and Mediterranean lunch joint thrown in for good measure. More

Ed Levine's Must-Eat New York Dishes of 2012

Ed Levine 5 comments

As usual I experienced so much serious deliciousness this year, so when Max asked me to come up with a list of my favorite must-eats, I found it excruciatingly difficult to limit myself to the usual ten, so I didn't. More

30 NYC Sandwiches We Loved in 2012

The Serious Eats Team 3 comments

It's been a great year for sandwiches in this city. We found new loves in pastrami and patty melts. We celebrated grilled cheese in all its oozy forms. We even hacked a few sandwiches of our own. Here are 30 standout sandwiches we had this year. More

Good Bread: 10 Breads for the Holidays in NYC

Good Bread Andrew Coe 1 comment

Here are ten breads—lean and nutty as well as rich and sweet—perfect for holiday tables, all from some of New York's best bakers. More

Sugar Rush: Pain d'épices at Maison Kayser

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

This is a loaf of Maison Kayser's Pain d'épices ($5), outfitted in a simple glaze and sized for one. More

Sugar Rush: Pumpkin Éclairs and Tarts at Maison Kayser

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

For those still on the hunt for pumpkin sweets: there are two types of seasonal goodies to keep you eyes out for at Maison Kayser. More

Breakfast at Maison Kayser: For Best Results, Stay Close to the Bread

Breakfast Ed Levine 8 comments

I first fell in love with Eric Kayser's breads and pastries in Paris more than twenty years ago, when I believe he had only a single jewel box of a shop. Kayser at the time was the boy wonder combination bread baker and pastry maker, an unusual double even to this day. My most vivid taste memories from my daily visits that week were the staggeringly good baguettes and the moist, light, and vividly flavored financiers.

Now, twenty years later, Kayser has built a bread and pastry empire, with twenty locations in Paris and 80 around the world. After a false start in Los Angeles a few years ago (the wrong partners Kayser says—it's always the wrong partners, isn't it?), he has come to America with a vengeance. His new large, bright, and cheery initial location on the Upper East Side is open morning, noon and night, and two more locations are set to open next year in the Flatiron District and midtown. We've decided to eat our way systematically through the breakfast, lunch/dinner, and pastry menus. Up today: breakfast.

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Good Bread: Maison Kayser

Good Bread Andrew Coe 5 comments

The opening of a great new bakery in town doesn't just give us bread hogs another place to purchase our loaves. It also raises the bar for all the other bakeries, forcing them to work a little harder to make the best product. New to the mix is Maison Kayser, just opened on Third Avenue by master baker Eric Kayser, who is as ambitious and creative in Paris—and Dubai and Singapore—as Eli Zabar is here. More

A Taste of Maison Kayser, Eric Kayser's New Bakery on the Upper East Side

The Serious Eats Team 16 comments

With over 80 locations of Maison Kayser around the world, it was only a matter of time before Parisian master baker Eric Kayser arrived on American shores. His first New York boulangerie/patisserie/cafe opened last week on the Upper East Side, and on day two was already packed with crowds, black-and-white-striped waiters shuttling sandwiches and pastries to tables, and of course many, many baguettes. We got a peek of the menu and kitchen, and learned about Kayser's plans for NYC expansion. More

Sugar Rush: Apricot and Pistachio Tarts at Maison Kayser

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 3 comments

Eric Kayser's first US location has been opened for a total of three days on the UES, but I've already marked my favorite desserts. We'll get to them all eventually, but let's start with this Apricot Tart. Impossibly fresh, the thin shell is crisp, buttery, and well-browned. More

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