Some of the best Italian bread you'll ever eat can be found on Arthur Avenue
in The Bronx. But if you're not up for the road trip, make your way over to
Perreca's in Schenectady's Little Italy. It's not quite Arthur Avenue, but it's really good
What makes a good Italian bread is the crust, and Perreca's crust is some of the best we've had in the Capital Region. Baked in a brick oven, it's crispy on the outside, but a quarter of the way through the first bite you find just the right amount of chewy underneath.
Small family bakeries like Perreca's aren't easy to find in the Capital Region. This one opened it's doors back in 1914 and three generations later, the family is still baking in the Electric City. There's a reason for that.
Now all we need is some really good olive oil and a glass of Brunello.
33 N Jay Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
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