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Was there Sunday. They've been at their location for 2 days as of Sunday.

I didn't get any chocolates because they all had a thick layer of condensation on them. WTF? At these prices, they can afford to fix these kinds of problems, and not at the customer's expense. Am totally disgusted.

The pain au chocolat I got was pretty bad. The dough is tougher than it used to be. You can even see the difference on the outside, no little butter blisters, just a smooth, tough shell.

The macarons were amateurish looking, bubbly round and inconsistent in shape and size. Nothing to write home about. In fact, pretty terrible.

The only things that looked good were the little cakes and tarts but unfortunately, I didn't get them this time because I went specifically for the croissant and macarons and chocoltes.

All in all, money wasted. I realize they are adjusting to the new place but these are pretty big missteps imho, mistakes I don't want to have to pay for.

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  1. that's a real bummer to hear :( i never got to try them out before and was gonna go soon ... but it looks like i'm too late ..

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    1. re: burumun

      You're not too late, burumun, you're too early. They're just transitioning to the new space, albiet not very smoothly. I was in there Monday to buy a large gift assortment and half the cases are still empty. Give them a few more weeks and I'm sure they'll be back in form.

    2. Yikes - if it's as bad as it sounds, I'm glad I missed out Saturday night. Hopefully they'll be back on par (and serve ice cream again) soon.

      ~H.C.
      http://la-oc-foodie.blogspot.com

      1. Hope they're bringing the kouign aman back. The highlight of their old lineup imo.