I live exactly 10 short blocks from the famous Levain Bakery and I have finally tried the magic that is the chocolate chip walnut cookie. This is the best cookie I have ever had (sorry Mrs. Fields at South Coast Plaza!) and I hope to make this a
As soon as you walk in this place - the smell of butter is so prominent you can almost taste it!
It was still warm and cookiedough-ish on the inside and the chips were all melty! I enjoyed mine with a glass of milk!
The bakery itself is cozy with just a few seats at the counter - it has a wonderful upper west side neighborhood feel to it. They sell other baked goods as well - the selection varies each day, so its a surprise every time you come! They are always baking the cookies fresh and I would love to try the softball sized cookie dough balls I see them put in the ovens! Next time you are in NYC - make sure to stop by the Levain Bakery!
After Levain some shopping was in order at Bloomingdale's! In addition to some Christmas sightseeing around this beautiful city!
P.S. Here is a breakfast shot from this week -
Kath's Whipped Banana Oatmeal topped with more sliced banana, a packet of trail mix from Trader Joe's and brown sugar!