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Le Pain Quotidien Restaurant Review: The smell of freshly baked goods in the air greets you as you enter Le Pain Quotidien, or “the daily bread.” Organic breads include baguette, whole-wheat, rye and five-grain raisin, among many others. Organic jams, butter and other spreads as well as a menu suitable for all-day dining make this Belgian creation a round-the-clock hit. Local ingredients are highlighted in the breakfast/anytime fare such as warm Belgian waffles with organic jam and fresh cream and an organic banana “crunola,” a combination of raw granola, coconut-cashew butter and seasonal compote. Other diverse items include a vegetable quiche with Gruyère, leeks, spinach and mushrooms and a curried chicken salad with curried yogurt chicken, scallions and cranberry-harissa chutney.