Like its much-loved loaves, Tartine Bakery’s spinoff turns rusticity into an art form. Sharing a massive industrial space with the Heath Ceramics factory, it boasts large windows, floods of natural light and a crowd of millennial worker bees seeking morning ham-and-cheese danishes, as well as afternoon pick-me-ups of house-roasted coffee with cherry-almond bostocks. Also on the menu: beer, wine, soft-serve ice cream and perfectly tangy house-made shrub sodas. In the evening, the bread ovens shut down to create a more intimate space for dinner, with entrées like roast chicken and little gem salad. Still, the best time to visit is while the sun is up and the scent of bread is wafting through the air, despite the notably casual self-service.
- MICHELIN guide inspectors