Bakery

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VIDEO: One Man’s Mission to Save the Bialy

While its bialy and its name can be found in stores all over town, Marc Halprin has worked furiously to make good on the bakery’s reputation by perfecting the qualities of this simple, onion-topped roll.

Flour Power

Kamel Saci might be facing off against a fellow judo fighter in a championship match today, if a knee injury and a subsequent, much more happy, accident hadn’t intercepted his Olympic-bound path. Instead, at NoHo’s adored Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria, the former French champ turned boulanger is knocking out an awesome assemblage of bespoke breads that go head to head with the city’s best.