Tag Archives: French macaron

Ladurée Holiday Party in NYC 2012

At Ladurée’s Holiday Party On Thursday night, I was invited to Ladurée‘s New York City flagship location for their first holiday party. Their windows were decked out in ornate holiday attire of gold and rich forest green. Attendees were chic Upper East Siders and fashionable people (I saw Frederic Fekkai, the famous hair stylist to the celebrities and Reed Krakoff, the handbag and clothing designer, and Mr. Krakoff’s wife) while I was there. (more…)

Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Food Edition

It’s that time of the year again to think about what to gift your friends and loved ones. It’s hard to believe that Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa is less than a month away! Here’s a list of food products that I would recommend to give to the gastronome(s) in your life; just click on the header links to jump to the section you want to read. (Please note: This list is in no particular order and all the photos of this gift guide is at the bottom of this post.) (more…)

Ladurée’s Pied de Coq box & November’s Featured Macaron Flavor, Black Forest

Ladurée’s Pied de Coq box and their signature shopping bag and my Black Forest macarons Earlier this week a Ladurée loyalist friend of mine told me about this macaron house’s limited release of their fashionable box Pied de Coq – a take of the traditional houndstooth pattern with bold fluorescent colors. I do admit I am a fan of their beautiful boxes and good macarons, so I stopped by yesterday at their Madison Avenue boutique. As expected, the line snaked around twice filled with Ladurée macaron lovers, mostly residents of this neighborhood. Waiting for nearly 30 minutes, I finally got..

Ladurée's Pied de Coq box & November's Featured Macaron Flavor, Black Forest

Ladurée’s Pied de Coq box and their signature shopping bag and my Black Forest macarons Earlier this week a Ladurée loyalist friend of mine told me about this macaron house’s limited release of their fashionable box Pied de Coq – a take of the traditional houndstooth pattern with bold fluorescent colors. I do admit I am a fan of their beautiful boxes and good macarons, so I stopped by yesterday at their Madison Avenue boutique. As expected, the line snaked around twice filled with Ladurée macaron lovers, mostly residents of this neighborhood. Waiting for nearly 30 minutes, I finally got..

Holiday Food Gift Guide 2010

Here are my picks for this year’s food gifts from artisanal companies within the United States. Yes, I have tried them and personally give them my approval of deliciousness. This list will be expanding as the days are nearing to Christmas, so you might see some repeats if you visit this list quite often. Enjoy and hope you have a great holiday with friends and family! (For the list of who is featured, please follow the jump.) [tylr-slidr userID=”” groupID=””]http://www.flickr.com/photos/hellokitty893112/sets/72157625341391071/[/tylr-slidr] (more…)