Let me just add the coveted Alex Balk Endorsement to the Ruis breads noted in this selection of ryes. Get a bag of six small rounds, they are great for breakfast. They'll give your jaw a workout, but so will kale, and these taste much better.
"The setting is dropped-ceiling bland, with a few plants and paintings for color. This is in keeping with the neighborhood’s restaurant history: 456 resembles nothing so much as a Chinese restaurant in Chinatown." —At the corner of Nostalgia and Zen you will find Sam Sifton's review of 456 Shanghai Cuisine. Oh my God, I am SO HUNGRY RIGHT NOW.