An Upper East Side Source for Hamantaschen
One of the happiest Jewish holidays, Purim, is venturing out into the sun on Thursday. Essential to the celebration are the hamantascheon, triangular cookies filled with filler such as apricots, poppy seeds and even some savory combinations. The gastronomic bakery opened by Jonathan Weisman as an epidemic inspired by his wholesale ready-made food and catering company includes Mark Fiorentino, who once worked for Daniel Bauld, and Claudio Maylin, formerly of Pascale Jones , Cook them. Butterfield Market on the Upper East Side is a small, butter hamantasan filled with apricots, raspberries and nutella, selling for $ 16 at nine.
Butterfield Market, 1114 Lexington Avenue (78th Street), 212-288-7800; 1150 Madison Avenue (85th Street), 212-758-2800, butterfieldnyc.com.