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Marrons Glaces

y3n0 Jan 2, 2008 11:39 AM

Anyone know of a store where I may purchase these in town?
I don't know if brand matters or if there are differences. But essentially, I'm just looking to give it as a gift.

Thanks much and happy new year!

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    howboy Jan 2, 2008 12:44 PM

    I bought some recently in the Italian Market in Chelsea Market....

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      mahalan Jan 2, 2008 12:53 PM

      I bought some gorgeous ones the other day at La Maison du Chocolate in Rockefeller Center. They're $4-$5/each, though.

      1. l
        lactose intolerant cheeselover Jan 2, 2008 01:39 PM

        Fauchon on Park and 56th has them, and they're packaged beautifully. (Available in plain and brandy.) For something similar (but different!), you could also try the Japanese bakery (not sure of the name) off Rockefeller Center - 49th Street off of Fifth Avenue. Several of desserts are made with chestnut.

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        1. re: lactose intolerant cheeselover
          MMRuth Jan 2, 2008 01:43 PM

          Fauchon reopened? I need to get out more!

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            l
            lactose intolerant cheeselover Jan 2, 2008 01:45 PM

            Hmm... Haven't been there in a while... Did it close? Maybe I'm the one who has to get out more!

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              guttergourmet Jan 3, 2008 04:56 PM

              Still closed-Dean & DeLuca carries them though.

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          crinkle11 Jan 3, 2008 04:29 AM

          Call Payard Patisserie, they may have them...

          1. y3n0 Jan 3, 2008 07:17 AM

            Thanks for all of the suggestions! :)

            1. Toot Jan 3, 2008 08:41 AM

              I would second the Maison du Chocolat suggestion, they are the best!

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                johnnyappleseed Jan 3, 2008 06:03 PM

                I've had it from Jacques Torres. But this was a couple years ago.

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                  Toot Jan 3, 2008 06:47 PM

                  I just had one at Jacques Torres today, it was quite good.

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