Chronicle from New York City : Levain Bakery

Hey, sometimes we think we know a dish. Cookies, everyone eats and love that, we all have a mommy or a friend who cook this with a good recipie. Well, when my friend Emmanuelle (whose blog The Homemade Pony is awesome, go visiting girls, Manue is a true faerie and have huges creatives ideas and it is full of small girlys stuff) told me about Levain Bakery, I confess, I was a little skeptical … This is the best cookies in New York, they are huge, and plenty of other compliments. She piqued my curiosity.

 

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Located on the Upper West Side, right next to the New York Museum of Natural History, the shop does not look good at first, it is very small and have a limited entry . The staff are great and very smiling. I ordered a chocolate chip walnut (a classic cookie).

 

First of all, I’m surprised by the size, we are front a XXL cookie, generous, not for small appetize, never mind, this cookie does not scare me. Then, after the first bite, I understand Emmanuelle don’t exagerate, It’s like if I rediscover the cake, crispy on the outside but tender on the inside. The chocolate chip release their subtle flavors and I find myself to finish the cookie pretty fast. This cookie deserves every superlative, generous, delicious, amazing, all for 4 tinny dollars.

 

You know what, I think I’m just tasting the best cookie in the world.

 

Levain Bakery Upper Westside

167 West 74th Street

New York, NY, 10023

 

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