Chocolate Chip Cookie at City Bakery | Photo Credit: Robyn Lee

Chocolate Chip Cookie at City Bakery | Photo Credit: Robyn Lee

5pm | NEW YORK CITY

By Pastry Chef Pichet Ong

My favorite time of day in NYC has got to be 5pm. By then, it’s close to the end of work day and whatever I had for lunch is digested. It's time for crossfit, yoga, or the gym, which also counts as personal time alone with my iPod.

If I can't get my body to do as told for something physical, I look into satisfying my sweet tooth and walk to City Bakery for a cookie & hot chocolate or breads, perhaps a couple of rugelachs or a slice of babka. While snacking and on a sugar high, I will look into who is available for dinner and then text the maitre d' at the restaurant we picked, for a few hours later.

City Bakery | 3 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011 | T: 212.366.1414 | www.thecitybakery.com


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Pastry Chef Pichet Ong is a restaurant dessert consultant, having created dessert menus for Spice Market, Jean Georges, Sachi and Rick Moonen's RM.

 

 

 


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