Amy Scherber launched Amy’s Bread in June of 1992. It all began in a small storefront on 9th Avenue in New York City, in a neighborhood known as Hell's Kitchen. At first there were 5 employees, a few wholesale customers and a small retail store. Now the bakery has over 100 employees and over 200 wholesale deliveries daily!
After 6 years as executive pastry chef at Daniel, Daniel Boulud’s flagship French restaurant in New York City, Dominique Ansel opened his own bakery in 2011, Dominique Ansel Bakery. The french chef is know for the creation of the Cronut, a delicious croissant and doughnut hybrid.
Founded in 1995 in the Upper West Side by Constance McDonald and Pamela Weekes, the Levain Bakery is known for its large variety of fresh-baked artisanal breads and its cookies. Don't miss its 6-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookies! Levain Bakery is also available in Harlem and in the Hamptons.
A few steps away from Union Square and Gramercy Park, Sunburst features typical american food to eat in or take away. You can also order from your hotel ! The menu is wide, from the guacamole burger to 25 different sandwiches, from pastas to home-made soups and salads. And don't forget to ask for your smoothie !