Two terrific new bakeries, Arcade Bakery and Baked arrive in Tribeca

Question: Can neighborhoods ever have TOO MANY bakeries? Especially if the bakeries are really, really good? How about if those bakeries also have first-rate coffee and a comfortable place to sitand chill or work or chat with friends? So is the case in Tribeca, which is already one of the prettiest, most loaded-with-goodies neighborhood in all of Manhattan. Two such spots have arrived within a few blocks of each other this year – and of course, there was no outcry about the community being overrun by brownies and baguettes, croissants and cookies and cakes. Find out which two outstanding bakeries arrived in the neighborhood.

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Breads Bakery; Best Bread Bakery in NYC, located in Union Square

It seems we're living in some sort of bakery golden age right now, a time when outstanding, bread-centric spots are opening up all over Manhattan. First came the Parisians, led by the amazing Eric Kayser and his eponymous Maison, which opened last summer on the Upper East Side, and where we still gorge whenever we're passing by.

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