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120 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 | (718) 852-0200

price range

$ (Entrees $15 and under)

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Foodie magnet, Local haunt

neighborhood

Boerum Hill
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Bien Cuit owner Zachary Golper has made this tiny Boerum Hill storefront a citywide favorite with his rustic artisan loaves and pastries so flaky they shatter upon first bite. The secret is his long, slow resting process, which gives even run-of-the-mill loaves a deeper, more nuanced flavor than you'll find at the average bakery. Though the viennoiserie are fabulous, the breads are the real game-changer here—if you're not willing to commit to a whole loaf, stop by for one of the house sandwiches or tartines before venturing out to explore the rest of the neighborhood.

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Bien Cuit Bakery

Bien Cuit owner Zachary Golper has made this tiny Boerum Hill storefront a citywide favorite with his rustic artisan loaves and pastries so flaky they shatter upon first bite. The secret is his long, slow resting process, which gives even run-of-the-mill loaves a deeper, more nuanced flavor than you'll find at the average bakery. Though the viennoiserie are fabulous, the breads are the real game-changer here—if you're not willing to commit to a whole loaf, stop by for one of the house sandwiches or tartines before venturing out to explore the rest of the neighborhood.