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Anyone know where to purchase French Macaroons in Westchester?

gbeats Apr 13, 2011 08:56 AM

I am looking for French Macaroons which are not the same as the coconut macaroons that are served for passover. I know that Payard in lower Manhattan makes them and was curious if anyone sells the in Westchester.

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    wincountrygirl RE: gbeats Apr 13, 2011 09:08 AM

    Give La Tulip in Mt. Kisco a call. They may have them.

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      i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream RE: wincountrygirl Apr 13, 2011 12:55 PM

      La Tulipe has them and they are spectacular!!!

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        Sra. Swanky RE: i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream Apr 13, 2011 05:20 PM

        a BIG +1 for ice cream and for La Tulipe! They have them all the time and they are excellent!

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          kerryfood RE: Sra. Swanky Apr 13, 2011 06:00 PM

          Agreed with La Tulipe - they are my fave and they are terrific - especially the caramel and raspberry ones. (But, FWIW, I believe L'Anjou in Mt. Kisco and Perennial Chef in Bedford Hills usually have them as well.)

    2. chowdom RE: gbeats Apr 13, 2011 09:19 AM

      Chantilly in Bronxville ( have only tried the pistachio ) and it was good. I saw them at Martine's fine bake shoppe in Tuckahoe. Martine's is not a French bakery and does not specialize in them although some of their other offerings are good. I can't vouch for the quality of the macaroons because I have not tried them.

      1. menton1 RE: gbeats Apr 13, 2011 09:31 AM

        Jean-Jacques in Pleasantville has French Macarons... And the owner is French! All pastries are excellent here.

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          Maryld RE: menton1 Apr 13, 2011 09:51 AM

          Salzburg in Rye has them and the bakery near DiCicco's in Scardsdale (across from Chat) also carries them.

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          mrsdebdav RE: gbeats Apr 13, 2011 04:53 PM

          Trader Joe has combo of vanilla and chocolate (6 of each flavor) in frozen section. I only had the vanilla as my dtr woofed the chocolate. Gotta be fast in my house! Vanilla was pretty good.

          1. menton1 RE: gbeats Apr 14, 2011 02:03 PM

            The macarons at Jean-Jacques are extraordinary...

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              apples RE: luvsweets Sep 19, 2011 11:49 AM

              Susan Lawrence in Chappaqua has delicious ones...not sure if its all year round though

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                menton1 RE: apples Sep 19, 2011 05:46 PM

                Is there a season for macarons?

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              SeanPK RE: gbeats Sep 21, 2011 04:42 AM

              Martine's in Tuckahoe-EXCELLENT! Variety of flavors; jasmine, rose, green tea, just to name a few and if you like blueberry-it's the best.

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