This American bakery on the Upper East Side might be best known for their deep and dark Brooklyn Blackout Cake, but the cheesecake, sold both by the slice and whole, is an unsung wonder. Though perhaps it is better that way; that way you don't have to worry about the bakery selling out before you arrive for a post-work, pre-dinner treat, or a nighttime snack. The cheesecake is done in the classic New York style—incredibly rich and velvety with a buttery graham cracker crust. The wedge is generous and tall with a perfectly golden top, sinking into a seemingly endless depth of sweet, cheesy goodness. How it manages it be so luscious on the tongue, yet settle with the lightest of weights in your stomach, is beyond me—but who am I to complain?
Two Little Red Hens
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