New York City is undergoing something of a bakery renaissance. Without looking far, New Yorkers can find decadent pastries, delightful cookies, over-the-top doughnuts, loaves of bread made from heirloom grains, and baked goods representing traditions from around the world. In addition to places like Bread Alone (1983) and Sullivan Street (1994), we’ve also seen a more recent push of bakeries that includes Bien Cuit (2011), Dominique Ansel (2013), Mah-Ze-Dahr (2014), and others. Today, bakeries are differentiating from one another in terms of where they’re located; what cultures they represent; whether they’re sweet, savory, or both; how they source grains; their restraint or decadence (we’re talking to you, Supermoon Bakehouse), and even design. Here are 10 of our favorites that opened in the last year or so. And before you go, check the hours since some of these spots are only open three days a week or on weekends.
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