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Little Girl at little t Bakery

  That little girl has a problem. She is looking at the counter, that picture in the lower right, and she’s beginning to realize it could be a long day. Her brother, on the other hand, has clearly learned from his yoga classes. He is aware that the one baguette will suffice. Twenty years ago…

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One Recommendation and One Warning

This is my last Super Bowl post for the year. I hope the better team wins, and I have my cookies ready to celebrate. These beauties are from Duane Park Patisserie at 179 Duane Street. It’s at the end of long triangular block, complete with iron-fenced park, that reminds you of Paris, and the bakery’s…

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The Sense of Touch in Appreciating Food: Thanks to Dominique Ansel Bakery

                                          How are those two images related? They are both from Dominique Ansel Bakery, the wonderful sweet spot at 189 Spring Street in SoHo. If you do not live in New York City, a pilgrimage…

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Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo

New York is not Vienna, but the past few years have seen a pastry transformation in the city. First came the cakes with deep frosting [think Magnolia Bakery]. Then the cupcakes and the macaroon [or macarons depending on your spell checker]. There are stores aplenty and trucks floating about the city offering a myriad of…

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