Indulge With a Cookie on National Chocolate Chip Day

Bikini season may be right around the corner, but hey, you’ve earned it – it’s time to indulge in a chocolate chip cookie (or two!) on National Chocolate Chip Day, which will come around on May 15.

Whether you have a major sweet tooth or you just need a little something to get you through a long week, there’s nothing like a perfectly baked chocolate chip cookies, which these Upper West Side bakeries know quite a lot about. For the cookie that is sure to satisfy your craving, check out these bakeries near your Sagamore apartment.

By the Way Bakery, located at 2442 Broadway, New York which is a three minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a homey bake shop offering gluten-free, dairy-free and kosher versions of classic American treats.

By the Way Bakery is an old-fashioned bakery where everything is made by hand, from scratch, in small batches. Most importantly, everything they make is as delicious as – if not better than – most conventional baked goods.

Levain Bakery, located at 351 Amsterdam Ave, New York which is a 15 minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is an outpost for fresh breads, giant cookies and other baked treats near the iconic original.

It all began with a simple mission between two great friends: create the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie. The rest is history and baked fresh daily! If you come into this popular shop, you’ll soon see what all of the fuss is about with their delicious cookies.


By the Way Bakery

2442 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

(212) 877-0806


Levain Bakery

351 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

(212) 874-6080

New 24 Hour Restaurant and Bakery Opening on the Upper West Side

Upper West Side residents are just days away from the grand opening of Kirsh Bakery and Kitchen.  This new spot is just a few blocks down from The Sagamore, which will make it a convenient new eatery for late night eating or early morning breakfasts. Intended to serve to customers 24/7, it will be a unique addition to the neighborhood and great addition to the list of conveniences for our residents at The Sagamore.

Kirsh Bakery and Kitchen will specialize in breakfast food, namely French toast with many different topping choices but of course will serve up other dishes as well. Going with a French and German theme, other bakery items include cakes, pies, homemade milk bread and several different jams. Kirsh will also be serving fresh brewed coffee, which will be provided by beans grown in the Hudson Valley at Irving Farm.

Owner Dan Kirsh has some experience with running a bakery, as him and his wife own one in Israel. To get a sneak peak of what might be offered on the Upper West Side spot, you can read the following review of their first bakery.

Kirsh Bakery and Kitchen will be taking over the space formally Popover’s on Amsterdam between 86th and 87th Street. An opening date has not been announced yet, but keep a look out on their Facebook page and website for updates and the announcement of the grand opening! If you are eager to see the new layout with customers mirrors and a new marble floor added to the space, Kirsh’s Instagram page gives future customers a peak!