Food

The Cronut by Dominique Ansel

Search for “cronut” online and every major publication in NYC (and around the country) is talking about the mighty new pastry.

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You will read people are waiting in line for 2 hours before the store opens at 8am.  You will see Dominique Ansel can only produce 200 of these tasty treats everyday.  There is a two limit cronut for each customer.  A secondary market exists with prices 4 times higher than the retail price of $5.

Well, I got up early.  I waited in line for 2 hours.  I bought 2 cronuts as well as a large coffee and croissant for good measure.  $16 dollars later I was out the door with a wry smile on my face.

And what do I make of this most recent NYC trend?  Worth the hype.  Totally worth it.  Dominique Ansel Bakery; I am impressed.

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