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Macaron Day 2013

cgh Mar 18, 2013 12:49 PM

I am looking forward to a day of macaron tasting on Wednesday for the annual "Macaron Day." Has anyone participated in the past? Are lines long? Any tips? Places I should not miss on the list? I am coming from PA and will luckily have a very patient husband to drive me around to the Manhattan locations. Many thanks!


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    kathryn RE: cgh Mar 18, 2013 03:22 PM


    The best I've had in the city (La Maison du Chocolat, Laduree) don't seem to be on that list.

    See also:

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    1. re: kathryn
      cgh RE: kathryn Mar 19, 2013 05:53 PM

      many thanks for taking the time to post the links

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      deprofundis RE: cgh Mar 18, 2013 09:10 PM

      I really like the Macaron Parlour. Never got them from Maison du Chocolat. Laduree's macarons can be good, but they're inconsistent. I got a raspberry macaron there one time that was so dry and brittle it crumbled in my hands. Dominique Ansel Bakery makes good macarons too.

      1. Monica RE: cgh Mar 19, 2013 06:48 AM

        La Maison du macaron on 23rd street makes the best macarons in nyc in my opinion. Their flavors are amazing and love the texture. I personally love them more than macarons from Laduree.
        I honestly don't like macarons from most of the participants on this list.

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