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sweetpotater Feb 9, 2011 06:41 PM

I have had macarons but never fell in love with them till I went to Miette in San Francisco. Chewy, fluffy, crisp, perfect. Where are the best macarons in Seattle?

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    firecracker RE: sweetpotater Feb 9, 2011 08:05 PM

    Macaroons?????

    1. Charles RE: sweetpotater Feb 9, 2011 08:59 PM

      Have you tried Bakery Nuvo in West Seattle? Probably the best I have had in the city.

      @firecracker http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macaro...

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        firecracker RE: Charles Feb 9, 2011 11:21 PM

        Thank you! Those look yummy!

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          MsMaryMc RE: Charles Feb 12, 2011 09:04 PM

          I'll second Bakery Nuvo. Lots of yummy flavors, too!

        2. paulj RE: sweetpotater Feb 9, 2011 09:44 PM

          Trade Joes has some pretty good frozen ones.

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/671285

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            clearskies0810 RE: sweetpotater Feb 9, 2011 11:54 PM

            Macarons are my favorite cookie! The best ones I've had in Seattle are from Honore in Ballard and from Bakery Nouveau in West Seattle. Le Panier in Pike Place makes decent ones as well. Sadly, the macarons at Belle Epicurean have diminished greatly in quality. (Laduree ships world wide!)

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            Honore Artisan Bakery
            1413 NW 70th St, Seattle, WA

            Bakery Nouveau
            4737 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

            Belle Epicurean
            1206 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

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              BallardFoodie RE: clearskies0810 Feb 10, 2011 05:38 AM

              Second Honore

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              Honore Artisan Bakery
              1413 NW 70th St, Seattle, WA

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                forkit RE: BallardFoodie Feb 11, 2011 04:07 PM

                Third Honore

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              christy319 RE: sweetpotater Feb 10, 2011 07:45 AM

              Try Bakery Nouveau or Honore. I've found the quality pretty inconsistant nearly everywhere I've had them in the US, including Miette, so this isn't a huge endorsement of either of those places, but they're worth a try. The worst I've had are at Le Panier.

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              Honore Artisan Bakery
              1413 NW 70th St, Seattle, WA

              Bakery Nouveau
              4737 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

              1. amyh18 RE: sweetpotater Feb 11, 2011 03:30 PM

                The frozen ones from Trader Joes are probably as good as Bakery Nouveau or Belle Epicurean. Honore are probably the best you will find in Seattle.

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