- The Scene
On the far eastern edge of Grand Street lies Kossar's Bialystoker Kuchen Bakery--or Kossar's as it's commonly known--a legendary operation that dates back to 1927. Kossar's is strictly a to-go operation, but don't be surprised if you wind up lingering to watch the flour-covered bakers go about the endless work of shuttling giant wooden trays of dough in and out of the oven.
The bialys at Kossar's are nothing short of a baking marvel. The warm bialy experience is one of those quintessential culinary experiences that every New Yorker should enjoy at least once. The first taste sensations are textural--of lightness, softness and an airy center--and eventually give way to a stronger current of dark and charry taste. Impossibly sweet bits of onion sprinkled on top linger to the finish.
User Reviews for Kossar's Bialys
This is the best bialy spot
I've been eating these bialys for 20 years now, since I was 4 years old, and it's still one of my favorite places to stop by in my neighborhood. The bialys are always are...
- posted on 05.16.12
- by by accidentalvoyeur at Citysearch
- Bagel 2007