Balthazar Bakery, on the Corner, Clockin’ Croutons

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The good stuff.Photo: Melissa Hom

We wouldn’t think much of it if we didn’t already have carbs on the brain today, but check out the big ol’ dime bag in which Balthazar Bakery delivers its croutons (today’s special is a Cobb salad). Seems sinister, no? Is even this bastion of bread trying to tell us, “Just say no to croutons”? Or is it just a nod to their euphoria-inducing qualities?