Though they do sell a few fancy French pastries, I believe their very best products contain more flour than buttercream. Here are two bread-based items from Silver Moon, one savory, one sweet.
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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.
"Working with bread dough is like playing music...I could not go a day without bread." That's just how the head baker and owner of Silver Moon Bakery talks about the work she loves. Check out this video from our buddy Liza de Guia of Food Curated.
Silver Moon Bakery's soft, slightly sweet semolina bread cradles a more intense version of the tomato-basil-mozzarella combination we know and love.
For $1.75, this wrap of brie, herbs, and tender baked dough can be yours at Silver Moon Bakery on the Upper West Side.
There are bakeries that emphasize crust, and there are bakeries that emphasize crumb. I'm a crumb man myself, so that's why I love Silver Moon Bakery. Not that its loaves don't have a nice crisp crust; they just aren't wrapped in those hardened carapaces that tear apart the insides of your mouth when you chew.
A perfect challah has the following characteristics: a crackly outer shell, with a deep mahogany color. Its interior has a great pull: it doesn't break apart, so you must yank one delicious strand of eggy goodness from the next. Growing up in New York City, I've come across countless bakeries that prepare or stock fresh challah. But finding a great loaf is not easy. So we set out to track down five loaves we loved.
[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] Our gadget and brunch contributor Nikki introduced me to the Pain au Lait ($6.50) at Silver Moon Bakery on the Upper West Side. It's sold by the ring loaf, a gorgeous golden sight—the top sprinkled...
In our first round of tastings for the Serious Eats Chocolate Chip Cookie Championship, we're headed to the Upper East and Upper West Sides. Who makes the best uptown cookie? Find out.