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Best Muffins?

Maybe this has been done before, but I would be willing to travel the entire island for the best muffins. Any thoughts?

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  1. Bouchon Bakery, Time Warner Center

    1. i have never once had a muffin that i thought was the best, or even that good really. i always feel like you just have to deal with whatever muffin a particular diner or wherever is pushing. that being said, i have yet to try one from bouchon. have had some of their pastires and theyre wonderful, tho. i have to say also that the toppings that bouchon heap upon their sizable muffins do look tasty.

      1. place on 5th avenue one or two blocks from Flatbush....all they d is muffins pretty much,, you won't be disappointed

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        1. re: cloudear

          Blue Sky Bakery! Yes! The best, freshest, most interesting-ingredient-filled mufffins I've truly ever had. They bake them all day long, so you're pretty much guaranteed something warm, fresh and fluffy, packed with peaches or raspberries or any number of other treats. Good call!

        2. I can honestly tell you I have never been wowed by a muffin until I tried a chocolate chunk muffin at Silver Moon bakery on the UWS. I literally put it in my mouth and thought "this is the best muffin I have ever had". This was actually a while ago, so I'm not sure what the muffin situation is currently.

          Le Pain Quotidien has pretty good muffins as well. There is also a place in Grand Central, but I can't for the life of me remember the name. It's a breakfasty place. I'll try to find it.

          1. Sarabeth's makes some good ones - I like the pumpkin and the bran. They are also pleasantly dainty, which makes for a nice change from the deli behemoths!