It's hard for me to walk by an Epicerie Boulud without stopping in to get a snack. Yesterday, after seeing Paul Taylor Dance Company at Lincoln Center, I picked up this pack of two chocolate chip madeleines and ate one on the walk back to the subway. The other became today's snack. They were fresh and moist and had a bit of lemony tang. So yummy.
I found this bakery on Manhattan's Upper East Side, called "by the way Bakery." BTW Bakery advertises itself as gluten free, dairy free, and kosher. It uses really good chocolate, too. They had small samples of fudge and I gave that a try. So chocolatey rich. I bought a couple of chocolate chip cookies to eat at home, though I ate one while walking and taking photos in that neighborhood. The cookies were very tasty and chewy, but not more chewy than others I've had that were made with the usual ingredients. No delivery or mail order, but I'll definitely make some return visits.