Gallery: Bakeri Brings Freshly Baked Bread and a Warm Vintage Cafe to W...

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With plenty of cafes and bakeries throughout the city, it remains a huge challenge to find really good bread -- the kind with the perfect crust and texture. Nina Brondmo, a Norwegian transplant who grew up baking, opened Bakeri in 2009 to bring more top-notch bread to the Big Apple. Drawing on her upbringing in Norway, where baking to combat the cold is common place, Brondmo was driven by a simple desire: "I wanted the neighborhood to have good bread." Aside from the selection of delectable in-house baked goods, the space itself is filled with upcycled furniture that make the cozy niche cafe feel like home.

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