And the winner is…
439 Third Ave.Brooklyn, NY 11215
Pie lovers, rejoice! This Gowanus bakery's got rhubarb, peach, fig, apricot—hell, probably even blackbirds if you wanted them.
116 W. Houston St.New York, NY 10012
French pastry wiz Francois Payard is behind this chic downtown bakery and snack shop.
864 Madison Ave.New York, NY 10021
Neighborhood: Lenox Hill
A colorful parade of sweets at the first U.S. outpost of a popular Euro macaron shop.
251 E. 13th St.New York, NY 10003
Neighborhood: East Village
Cookies? Check. Soft-serve? Bingo. But the real addictive pleasure here? Crack pie!