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Scandinavian for Carbs

You could go to the Great Northern Food Hall just for the bread, but that’s only one of the delicious things you’ll find there.
Great Northern Food Hall

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Great Northern Food Hall

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LIKE MANY FOOD COURTS, Grand Central’s Great Northern Food Hall has a cinnamon bun. But it’s not what you think. This cinnamon bun is called a kanelsnurr (“cinnamon spinning thing” in Norwegian). And it’s almost as notable for what it’s not (a colossal T.J. Cinnamons–style blob of dough drenched in gobs of sugary goo) as for what it is: an elegant, intricately braided little pastry with an unadorned surface that

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