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brownie12 Dec 10, 2006 05:01 PM

Where can I get the best croissant in New York?

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    ShawnD Dec 20, 2006 05:59 PM

    Ceci-Cela's are definitely great.

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      NYCnowLA Dec 20, 2006 12:03 PM

      Ceci-Cela
      Spring St (Between Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street)

      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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          Lucia Dec 11, 2006 01:44 PM

          Patisserie Claude or La Bergamote

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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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              chocokitty Dec 11, 2006 11:36 AM

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

              1. Nosher Dec 11, 2006 08:53 AM

                Patisserie Claude, definitely. We're huge converts.

                Nosher

                NYCnosh* http://nycnosh.com

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                  RCC Dec 10, 2006 08:21 PM

                  Claude's !

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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.

                    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.

                      1. JoanN Dec 10, 2006 05:06 PM

                        Check out this thread:

                        http://www.chowhound.com/topics/31325...

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