When cut in half, a pretzel croissant from City Bakery looks oddly like a chicken drumstick. The built-in handle makes the croissant easier to eat, although no matter what you do you're going to get buttery flakes of dough all over yourself. It's a hefty pastry, but I scarfed a whole one down in a disturbingly short period of time. 3 W 18th St New York, NY 10011 (map); 212-366-1414; thecitybakery.com
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