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Archive for the 'Macaron Cafe' Category

One of the coolest and most accessible food events in New York City is the annual Macaron Day.  This year the event will be held on Wednesday March 20.  One addition to this year’s offerings include Macaron Day aprons for sale with proceeds going to City Harvest.

Beautiful macarons from Bisous Ciao

As of this writing 15 bakeries, (13 in NYC)  will be participating and offering free macarons to customers (supplies are limited so go early)  To receive a free macaron just tell the shop you are there for Macaron Day NYC.

Visit www.macarondaynyc.com for a complete list of participants, a map and more information. Go here for coverage of from past years. Follow dessertbuzz on twitter to stay up-to-date on the latest participants and news.  More coverage of NYC macarons: Two DessertBuzz macaron roundups can be found here and here.

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The beautiful macarons from Laduree

Though DessertBuzz has reviewed many of these macarons before, I thought our readers were entitled to a second opinion–especially when it comes to a topic as contentious as NYC macarons.  Luckily, guest columnist Elle was kind enough to check in with a report.

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Bisous Ciao had the NYC macaron crown for almost 2 years

I updated this post because I received a very comprehensive comment from a reader about NYC macarons.

Reader “Elle”: (more…)

New York foodies and macarons: A match made in almond flour

Posted by Niko on September 20th, 2011

Bisous Ciao had the NYC macaron crown for almost 2 years

Why is it so important for New Yorkers to know what other people think is “the best”?   With the opening of Laduree in New York City there has been a considerable amount of macaron hype, most of it around how superior their macarons are to everything else. Last week I finally got to try about eight of them (thank you Doctore) and I can safely say they are the best this city has to offer right now.  They feature perfect buttercream, super-soft almond flour cookie shell and insanely strong flavors–despite flying 3600 miles from Paris every day!   (more…)

Mad-Mac’s Macarons

Sunday, March 20th is Macaron day! Many bakeries in New York will be participating by offering free macarons. To receive a free macaron just tell the shop you are there for Macaron Day NYC.  Visit www.macarondaynyc.com for a complete list of participants and more information. Go here for coverage of last year’s event.  Participants as of March 17:

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Macaron Cafe: The freshest macarons in midtown

Posted by Niko on October 7th, 2010

Macaron Cafe Dark Chocolate Macaron - worth the $2.25

A few weeks ago DessertBuzz stumbled into a  double-high-end-macaron-tasting week.  That Monday I tasted a range of flavors at Francois Payard Bakery including S’mores macarons.  Then on Wednesday of the same week I tasted two flavors of Jaquay Pfeifer’s French Pastry School Macarons at the opening of Kings of Pastry. (more…)