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Best croissant in New York

brownie12 Dec 10, 2006 05:01 PM

Where can I get the best croissant in New York?

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  1. JoanN Dec 10, 2006 05:06 PM

    Check out this thread:


    1. Nick F. Dec 10, 2006 05:12 PM

      To make it easy for you, in case you're in a hurry, Claude's on 4th and Barrow.

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        saritaeatsnyc Dec 10, 2006 07:09 PM

        i'm pretty sure claude's is the best croissant anywhere outside of france. its really a struggle to limit the amount of croissants you eat there.

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          RCC Dec 10, 2006 08:21 PM

          Claude's !

          1. Nosher Dec 11, 2006 08:53 AM

            Patisserie Claude, definitely. We're huge converts.


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              chocokitty Dec 11, 2006 11:36 AM

              Go for Patisserie Claude's or possibly Silver Moon Bakery's.

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                Jack_ Dec 11, 2006 12:09 PM

                Is it likely that all this will change after the trans-fat ban takes effect?

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                  NAtiveNewYorker Dec 11, 2006 02:00 PM

                  No. Croissants are made with butter, which (strangely enough) hasn't been targeted in the latest anti-fat health craze.

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                    nativeNYer Dec 20, 2006 02:11 AM

                    ... and for this i am extremely thankful. phew!!! btw, i like your username, NAtiveNewYorker

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                  Lucia Dec 11, 2006 01:44 PM

                  Patisserie Claude or La Bergamote

                  1. NAtiveNewYorker Dec 11, 2006 02:02 PM

                    Here's a croissant tip: buy almost any descent croissant and microwave it for 10 seconds.

                    I find that warmth beats recipe, and I live near Claude. (I'd rather eat a warm one from Hudson Bagel on Hudson Street than a cold one from Claude.)

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                      NYCnowLA Dec 20, 2006 12:03 PM

                      Spring St (Between Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street)

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                        ShawnD Dec 20, 2006 05:59 PM

                        Ceci-Cela's are definitely great.

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