Best Bread in Brooklyn or Queens?
Where can you find the best bakery in NYC with a wide delicious bread selection (French breads, Italian breads, etc etc)? We are dreaming of a little French bread bakery and can't find anything similar in NYC. Thanks for any suggestions!!
It can be a schlep for many people, as it is in a strip mall in East Elmhurst, but you will not be disappointed by the bread (and the pastries, and definitely the Almond Croissant) at Cannelle Patisserie. Their baguette is a thing of wonder - and I am not really a bread person, but this is good stuff. In addition to their wonderful French pastries and baguettes, they have a nice selection of other breads of which I have read very positive reviews. Just be sure to get there on the earlier side as they do sell out.
The best handmade french bakery that I have been to in Queens is La Boulangerie in Forest Hills. They make all the breads and pastries on premise. It has a nice area to eat and drink your cafe au laits. Lots of moms and their children on weekend mornings.
Canelle makes fantastic bread and has good selections. Had a really delicious fig and walnut bread there.