Restaurant Reviews

Review: Common Bond's Pastries Are So Divine We're Driven to Rhyme

It's buttery, flaky, a cavernous treat, the type of thing no one can help but eat when they see the whole tray piled high behind glass, beckoning diners who gather en masse. The puffy, crisp roll has a light outer shell that begs to be sliced to reveal each round cell created by yeast and what must be a ton of butter, at least, in every one. There's an art to the dough, called viennoiserie, but most guests don't care, they need only see the counter abounding with baked goods galore, then they end up ordering quite a bit more than intended. It's all cause their eyes filled with want the moment they locked on the perfect croissant.

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Kaitlin Steinberg