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Recap: Maison Kayser Opening Bash

I know, I know; Maison Kayser is a chain. But it’s a chain of the best kind—reliably around the corner in Manhattan when you need a delicious coffee, a pit stop, or a pastry.

It’s also adorably authentic, as if each location is its own neighborhood bakery. I often find myself popping in for a box of gorgeous artistic pastries to bring to a party (always a hit, along with a bottle of bubbles).

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Well, the chain is spreading in the New York area beyond our little island. The French boulangerie opened its first Brooklyn location last night and celebrated with a cocktail party. I was there, of course.

Guests filled the railroad-style cafe and bakery, crowding around a three-piece jazz band and admiring the pastries. The mood was festive—Eric Kayser himself was in attendance, welcoming people at the door.

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If you share my weakness for carbs, you might consider Kayser a God of bread. Coming from four generations of French bakers, Kayser has perfected his baking technique to the point where he spent a decade teaching at the French national school of bakers.

Maison Kayser has locations around the world now, but this spot in the heart of Brooklyn is a particularly charming one. Hope you’ll visit when you’re in the neighborhood.

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Maison Kayser
57 Court Street
Brooklyn NY 11201

For other locations, click here.

Becca

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