Welcome O’Merveilleux: NEW Upper East Side Bakery!

The amount of treat options in NYC is almost overwhelming these days for anyone with sweet tooth. Excellent baked goodies are abound all over town, whether you want cronuts, cookies, or cupcakes (regular, crazy-filled, or mini-cupcakes); macarons, mille feuille, or financiers; churros, caneles, or chocolates in every conceivable variation. Oh and lots and lots of excellent donuts!

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Books of Wonder Kid’s Bookstore: Now With More Cookies! And Bacon!

Bakery in NYC inside of Books of Wonder in Chelsea

Is Books of Wonder NYC's best children's book store? Possibly. Probably. Yes, ok: definitely. Because although it's been a bunch of years since we last brought our children to this pretty, airy Chelsea bookstore–it's both New York City's oldest and largest independent children's bookstore–as soon as we walked in the door last week nothing but happy memories came flooding in. Also: we were at Books of Wonder to eat a whole bunch of cookies, including plenty of bacon-y baked goodies, so that certainly helped the mood of our crew. But more on the (excellent!) cookies in a minute.

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