When it comes to bakeries and restaurants bigger brand names doesn’t always mean better. And the little known New York based full service bakery and lunch spot La Baguette is living proof of that very fact. La Baguette shop is a family owned Caribbean-American that for over 20 years has provided the New York community with authentic fresh breads and pastries. In fact many of their recipes are actually family recipes that have been passed down for generations.
A run down of La Baguette’s offerings includes: their famous patties (chicken, beef, and cod fish), croissants, fresh wheat hero and wheat Creole breads, carrot, pound, and butter cream cakes, turnovers, cookies, soups (split pea, minestrone, lentil spinach, chicken), and wheat and oatmeal porridges. With all of these items being prepared from family recipes that are generations old La Baguette has definitely become a traditional favorite to many New Yorkers. You can check out their full menu here: labaguetteshop.com.
When you’re visiting a city if you truly want to experience it you need to experience some of the local favorites and with a 4.5 star rating on Yelp La Baguette clearly a must visit if you’re looking to sample a local bakery or lunch spot on your trip to New York. Whether you stop by for breakfast, lunch, or a sweet snack there’s also plenty to do around La Baguette according to TripAdvisor.com such as: Prospect Park, Brooklynn Botanic Garden, the Brooklynn Museum, the Jewish Children’s Museum, Prospect Park Zoo, Brooklynn Children’s Museum, the Barclays Center, plenty of unique city tours, and even a production of Les Miserables. With endless possibilities within walking distance or a short uber rider away clearly planning your day around a visit to La Baguette and one of the numerous local New York destinations is a sure fire way to give you a taste of New York that is typically reserved for locals.
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