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Krystal’s Pan de Sal
Delicious Filipino breakfast bread made with salt, eggs, and lard.
6902 Roosevelt Ave., nr. 69th St., Woodside; 718-898-1900.

Momofuku Milk Bar’s Bagel Bomb
The cream cheese is on the inside like a jelly doughnut.
Various locations.

Kossar’s Bialys
New York history, flour-dusted and onion-dimpled.
367 Grand St., nr. Essex St.; 212-473-4810.

Absolute Bagel’s Everything Bagel
Paris has its baguettes, Rome its pizza bianca; this is all ours.
2788 Broadway, nr. 108th St.; 212-932-2052.

Royal Crown’s Pagnotta
Country Italian, courtesy of an 88-year-old coal-burning oven.
6512 Fourteenth Ave., nr. 65th St., Bensonhurst; 718-234-1002.

Le Pain Quotidien’s Pain au Levain
Whole-wheat sourdough in the grand Poilâne tradition.
Various locations.

Balthazar Bakery’s Pain de Seigle
Keith McNally’s star sourdough rye.
80 Spring St., nr. Crosby St.; 212-965-1785.

Taste of Georgia’s Khachapuri
Trans-Caucasian cheese bread, via Midwood.
1637 E. 18th St., nr. Kings Hwy., Midwood; 718-336-5556.

Peels’ Buttermilk Biscuit
Tall, tender, baked twice a day.
325 Bowery, at 2nd St.; 646-602-7015.

Sigmund Pretzel Shop Pretzels
There hasn’t been a pretzel this good since the Dutch settlers’.
29 Ave. B, nr. 3rd St.; 646-410-0333.

Güllüoglu’s Simit
Turkish precursor to the bagel, and perhaps City Bakery’s pretzel croissant.
982 Second Ave., at 52nd St.; 212-813-0500.

Best Pizza’s Garlic Knots
Gourmet garlic knots: no longer an oxymoron.
33 Havemeyer St., nr. N. 7th St., Williamsburg; 718-599-2210.

Kalustyan’s Chapati
The flatbread staple of North and Western India.
123 Lexington Ave., nr. 28th St.; 212-685-3451.

Almondine’s "Almondine" Baguette
The shop’s signature stick, maybe the best baguette in town.
85 Water St., nr. Main St., Dumbo; 718-797-5026.

Streit’s Matzo
The bread of affliction, in new 5 Grain and Mediterranean flavors.
148 Rivington St., at Suffolk St.; 212-475-7000.

Damascus Bread & Pastry Shop’s Pita
Pocket perfection.
195 Atlantic Ave., nr. Court St., Brooklyn Heights; 718-625-7070.

Tortilleria Nixtamal’s Tortillas
They start with whole kernels. Classic.
104-05 47th Ave., nr. 104th St., Corona; 718-699-2434.

Sullivan St Bakery’s Pizza Bianca
Six spectacular feet of flatbread seasoned with olive oil, salt, rosemary.
533 W. 47th St., nr. Eleventh Ave.; 212-265-5580.

Pain D’Avignon’s Ficelle
Skinnier than a baguette, and therefore crustier.
120 Essex St., nr. Delancey St.; 212-673-4950.

Épicerie Boulud's Epi Baguette
Shaped to resemble a sheaf of wheat.
1900 Broadway, at 64th St.; 212-595-9606.

Sur Vin’s Steamed Buns
Add pork belly, per David Chang.
75 Mulberry St., nr. Bayard St.; 212-962-0382.

Zucker Bakery’s Challah
Only on Friday. Shabbat shalom!
433 E. 9th St., nr. Ave. A; 646-559-8425.

Paris Sandwich Roll
Featherlight and crackling crisp, designed for bánh mì.
113 Mott St., nr. Hester St.; 212-226-7221.

Grandaisy’s Ciabatta
Without it, the panini craze might never have happened.
Various locations.

Georgian Bread’s Shoti
Baguette,Georgian style.
265 Neptune Ave., nr. Brighton 6th St., Brighton Beach; 718-332-8082.

New York Bread’s Litovsky
Who says good rye no longer exists?
2201 Neptune Ave., at W. 22nd St., Coney Island; 718-946-2246.

Sullivan St Bakery’s Pane Pugliese
The loaf that launched Jim Lahey’s career.
533 W. 47th St., nr. Eleventh Ave.; 212-265-5580.

Christie’s Jamaican Patties’ Coco Bread
To cocoon your meat pie.
387 Flatbush Ave., nr. Sterling Pl., Prospect Heights; 718-636-9746.

Blue Ribbon Bakery’s Pullman Loaf
The all-American, pre-Wonder sandwich bread modeled after a Pullman car.
14 Bedford St., nr. Downing St.; 212-647-0408.

Stellinai’s Grissin
The Turin invention that changed the face of bar snacks.
95 Allen St., nr. Delancey St.; 212-274-9595.

Rock Hill Bakehouse’s 8-Grain 3-Seed Bread
Health bread par excellence. Divine toasted.

Amy’s Bread’s Fennel-Raisin Semolina
Amy’s great signature, like Irish soda gone wild.
Various locations.

Mazzola Bakery’s Lard Bread
Stuffed with bits of salami and provolone—the mother of all enriched breads.
192 Union St., at Henry St., Carroll Gardens; 718-643-1719.

Parisi Bakery’s Semolina Hero Roll
Scoop it out and slap on the gabagool..
290 Elizabeth St., nr. Houston St.; 212-460-8750.

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The Beefcake in the Backcourt
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The Beefcake in the Backcourt
Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.