Artisan French Desserts Arrive in the U.S.

October 7, 2011

No longer will you have to travel to Paris for some of the most delectable treats in all of France.

The incomparable Ladurée macarons, the ones for which people wait in long lines, have come to the U.S.

Ladur?e, the Tiffany's of cookies and pastries, recently opened its first U.S. patisserie in New York on Madison Avenue.

For the uninitiated, macarons are made of?almonds and egg whites often filled with buttercream to form a cookie sandwich with a smooth, rounded top. At Ladurée, you take your pick among the myriad of choices - rose, vanilla, caramel, pistachio and many others.

To top it off, these high-quality sweets come in the most delightful packaging, reflecting the care and skill that goes into making each macaron.

864 Madison Avenue
New York

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