Wednesday, July 21, 2010

NY: City Bakery

When I go on a trip, I always use yelp to find restaurants and shops I want to visit. For NY, I wanted to go to a bakery that wasn't so well known. I chose City Bakery because it sounded promising. The reviews were pretty good, and the pictures showed some pretty good looking food. So I went there, and well I didn’t think it was amazing, but it wasn’t bad.

I loved their pull apart bread. It was sooo tasty! It was huge, but I still ate the whole thing! One of the things on yelp that was supposedly super good was the pretzel croissant. I didn’t think it was that good. It tasted like an okay croissant topped with a ton of salt. And I mean a TON of salt. As I was paying, they brought out some more cookies, and thinking why not, I decided to get one. I got a vegan chocolate chip cookie. The guy at the counter said it tasted exactly like the normal ones, it just had a different texture. I thought it was pretty good. One or two bites tasted kinda off. Like I had a clump of baking soda or flour. The guy at the counter was right though. It did have a different texture. It was kinda crumbly but somehow still really moist.

Pull apart bread

Pretzel Croissant

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie


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  2. I saw your blog from the foodie blog roll and loved reading about your food trip and reviews.I love these breads, especially the pull apart bread!

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    Alisa-Foodista: Thank you! I'm glad you like them! The breads are amazing, aren't they!?


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