Sullivan Street Bakery 47th Street between 10th and 11th Ave. north side of the street, opens 8am 7 days a week. (www.sullivanstreetbakery.com) Sourdough Pullman, Stirato, Stecca with Seasonal Toppings, Paninetto alle Olive (olive rolls) Integrale, Multigrani Paninetto (multigrain rolls) Pizza Bianca con Pecorino.
Whole Foods 59th St. and Columbus Circle opens at 8am 7 days a week (www.wholefoodsmarket.com) – Miche (sourdough whole wheat) made by Bread Alone Bread Bakery, Boiceville, NY. It comes in a big round but you can buy as little or as much as you want. Spring through fall you may find it at some of the greenmarkets such as the Union Square market. In Union Square it is sold by the loaf.
Amy’s Bread Ninth Ave. between 46th and 47th Streets, east side of Ninth Ave. opens at 7:30 during the week (www.amysbread.com) – Peasant wheat bread, 5 grain loaf, any of the twists, (BTW the cookies are great)
Hudson Bread (www.hudsonbread.com) sold at Citerella in NYC- French rolls, olive pockets, pumpernickel bread. Hudson Bread also makes terrific 7 grain rolls or boule but they are only currently available at the Amish Market 731 Ninth Ave. Ninth Ave. between 49th and 50th Street or 240 East 45th Street.