Mon-Sat, 7am-8pm; Sun, 9am-6pm
1 at Houston St.
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François Payard returns to downtown Manhattan with an eponymous bakery-café that's a partnership with A Voce owner Marlon Abela. The former My Befana space received a complete overhaul, with large, windowed kitchens to entertain takeout visitors, as well as the folks occupying the twenty-seat casual-dining room. The famous macarons will, of course, be available — though Houston Street lunch eaters will no doubt be pleased to note that the menu at François Payard Bakery also extends to the savory, including sandwiches made on fresh-baked bread.