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Sugar Rush: Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Cocoa Nib Cookie with Chocolate Chips from Birdbath Bakery

New York Niko Triantafillou 5 comments

There's nothing about this cookie's flavor to indicate that it's got no dairy or gluten—it could easily be passed off as a standard chocolate chip cookie. More

Sugar Rush: Sesame-Banana Cake at City Bakery

New York Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

Some might deem the vegan Sesame Banana Cake ($4) at City Bakery too healthy or wholesome, but that's exactly why I love it. The tall rounds are dense and hearty, packed with mashed bananas, and could easily double as a meal. More

6 Ice Cream Sandwich Hacks

New York Erin Zimmer 14 comments

Our lives changed the day we decided to stick some gelato into a kouign amann from two great Soho spots a five minute walk away. It got us thinking: what other great sandwiches could we make around town? And who says an ice cream sandwich must be limited to cookie plus ice cream? More

Sugar Rush: Indian Apple Pie at City Bakery

New York Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

A classic, but with a twist. Individual Indian Apple Pies are $6 apiece at City Bakery, and come with a cornmeal crust in place of a traditional crust. More

Sugar Rush: Pumpkin Tart at City Bakery

New York Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

This Pumpkin Tart sticks around at City Bakery for bit after Thanksgiving. It's one of my go-to pumpkin treats when craving a pie of the non-traditional sort. More

The Best Bakeries in New York: American-Style

New York The Serious Eats Team 17 comments

To kick off Serious Eats New York Bakery Week, here are our Top 10 "American" bakeries in New York—where we return again and again for brownies and peanut butter cookies and chocolate cakes. Check out our favorite treats at each! More

The City Bakery Hot Chocolate Festival

New York Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] Today marks the seventh day of City Bakery's 19th Annual Hot Chocolate Festival and we're celebrating with a hot cup of Earl Grey Hot Chocolate. It's significantly thinner in consistency when compared with the classic... More

Top 10 Hot Chocolates in New York

Drinks Kathy YL Chan 14 comments

There will never be one best hot chocolate, because there are simply too many types—but there's no reason not to love them all. Here we've amassed our favorites, ranging from over-the-top decadent to light and easily drinkable cups; the latter, more commonly found in popular coffee shops around the city. Take a look at the 10 Hot Chocolates We Love. More

Where To Get Pumpkin Pie in New York for Thanksgiving

New York The Serious Eats Team 8 comments

What we've learned this week is that bakeries that make great pies might not make great pumpkin pies. Which is why we tasted a few dozen all over New York to find you the best for your Thanksgiving table. More

City Bakery Hot Chocolate Festival Begins Today

New York Carey Jones Post a comment

Cold enough for you? Stop by City Bakery all this month for the Hot Chocolate Festival, with a different flavor each day. This week: Lemon Hot Chocolate today, Monday; Chili Pepper Tuesday; Chinese Cinnamon Wednesday; Espresso Thursday; Ginger Friday. Drink... More

City Bakery Peanut Butter Cookie: One of New York's Best Under-A-Dollar Treats

New York Ed Levine 4 comments

[Photo: Robyn Lee] At City Bakery the hot chocolate and the pretzel croissant share top billing, and deservedly so. But there are many other treasures to unearth, like the plain and simple peanut butter cookie. It tastes of peanut... More

First Look: Soho's New Birdbath 'Build a Green Bakery'

New York Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

Maury Rubin of City Bakery already had two outposts of Birdbath: Build a Green Bakery in the East and West Villages. But just yesterday, he opened a third—on Prince Street in Soho, the former home of the ancient bakery... More

What's Your Favorite Hot Chocolate In New York?

New York Carey Jones 16 comments

All the polls! Cold, rainy, windy, sleety, miserable—it's hot chocolate season in the city. And we're lucky to live in a place with dozens of throat-coating options. From the thick, festival-worthy hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows at City Bakery to... More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Championship: The Midtown(ish) Edition

New York Carey Jones 38 comments

In the latest installment of our Chocolate Chip Cookie Championship, we taste around the middle of Manhattan. And our winner may shock you. More

Ten Rainy Day Eats In New York

New York Carey Jones 9 comments

So much for fall. In New York, it feels like we've gone from shorts to winter coats in just a few days. But fortunately, there are plenty of rainy-day eats to warm you up. Ten of our favorite comfort... More

A Guide to the Best Blueberry Muffins in New York City

New York Kathy YL Chan 10 comments

This city is flooded with blueberry muffins. Plain ones, sugar-dusted numbers, big ones, itty bitty ones, and others still, paired with everything from bran to corn. We loved some, hated others, and passed on a few. Our conclusion? There's one we can honestly call "the best" and many others which are simply great and worth a detour. In the end, blueberry muffins, like most sweets, are totally subjective. Taste is personalized, so we've made sure to included seriously delicious muffins on all ends of the spectrum. More

City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival, Extended to Mid-March

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Bourbon hot chocolate Assuming today was the penultimate day of City Bakery's annual February hot chocolate festival, I stopped in for the daily flavor, bourbon hot chocolate. Turns out they're extending the fest to at least mid-March, but will... More

City Bakery's 2009 Hot Chocolate Festival Starts This Weekend

New York Robyn Lee 2 comments

This Saturday kicks off City Bakery's annual Hot Chocolate Festival. Each day in February they'll serve a different flavor of their signature hot chocolate, including beer, ginger, Earl Grey, cinnamon, and passion fruit. On January 31 they'll be open... More

Food That Looks Like Other Food: City Bakery's Pretzel Croissant / Drumstick

New York Robyn Lee 3 comments

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... More

12 Days of Hot Chocolate: City Bakery

New York Robyn Lee 4 comments

Editor's note: Every weekday until Christmas, we'll have a daily hot chocolate report for you. 'Tis the season. Today, City Bakery near Union Square. Price: $4.50 for a regular (8 ounces), $5 with a homemade marshmallow, $2 for a shot... More

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