Special Report

America's Best Bakeries and Their Specialties

Bakery Lorraine
> Location: San Antonio & Austin, TX
> Sample Specialty: Opéra cake

Source: Courtesy of Karlo G. via Yelp

Bakery Nouveau
> Location: Seattle, WA
> Sample Specialty: Smoked salmon croissant

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Balthazar Bakery
> Location: New York City, NY
> Sample Specialty: Cranberry raisin pecan bread

Bien Cuit
> Location: New York City & Brooklyn, NY
> Sample Specialty: Preserved lemon & shallot focaccia

Boulted Bread
> Location: Raleigh, NC
> Sample Specialty: Jam pinwheel

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