Are macarons still a thing?

No, but on the other hand Laudree has been around since 1862 so presumably they can ride out the thing/not a thing factor

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Still enough of a thing to support bakers that sell nothing else.

http://www.duvergermacarons.com/

http://www.lettemacarons.com/

http://www.napoleonsmacarons.com/

http://www.lartisanmacaron.com/en/

If boba is still a thing…

Only for folks who like them. Ladurée makes a fantastic version. I visit their NYC store when I’m in town.

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About frickin time!!! Pierre Herme would have been wonderful but I’ll settle for Laduree.

I wish it was not in the grove though, PITA to get in and out…

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I said the same thing to my husband. Only if Pierre herme would open their macaron and chocolate shop in LA.

I’m still waiting for that unicorn of a restaurant that has menu offerings of poke, macarons and boba.

That way, I can eat my bowl of poke, wash it down with big cup of boba, and then finish off my meal with a handful of macarons.

Yums. Not.

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Well, Poke Bar has poke and macaron ice cream sandwiches. I think the combo should be poke, acai bowls, and matcha - screams LA to me.

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A ton of people liked this on Facebook. They certainly are a thing.

I don’t care about macaroons anymore, but i do care about Laduree!!! had some in europe a long time ago and they are still memorable…

Not wanting to be super specific, but macaroons and macarons are two different types of species of cookies.

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Don’t care whether they’re trendy or not. I love, love macarons. So far, Lette in B.H. is my idea of perfection. So looking forward to Laduree. Thanks.

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I love macarons but I was not very impressed by Laduree. I’ve only ever had them in NY. Not sure if this is true or not but I heard all of the Laduree macarons are made in Paris, frozen and shipped to the US. When I was in Paris I went to Pierre Herme and a couple of others that were recommended by friends.

If they ever get somebody to bring eclairs from Paris I’d be the first in line.

I like the ones at Jin Patisserie too.

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Interesting. I wonder how & where Lette’s are prepared.

What city?

They used to be in Venice, but their rent got jacked up. Now they have a production facility that’s open to the public in an industrial part of Culver City.

Jin Patisserie
5741 Buckingham Parkway, Suite D
Culver City, CA 90230
tel. 310-399-8801
fax. 310-399-8802
http://jinpatisserie.com/product-type/macarons

HOURS :
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tues - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, and New Year’s Eve - Close 4 pm

CLOSED: Thanksgiving, Christmas, December 26, New Year’s Day, & January 2

Sweet! Thanks!

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Does he ship them frozen? “Any pastry chef who says he doesn’t freeze his macarons is a liar,” Mr. Hermé said.

There are Ladurée shops in 21 countries. Macarons shipped to non-French destinations for Ladurée come out of a factory in Switzerland, where they are frozen before shipping. (“We don’t say they are frozen — it’s not a very pretty word,” said a Ladurée spokeswoman, Aude Schlosser. “We say they are in hibernation.”)

I doubt that the macarons we buy from local places in LA are frozen but maybe I am just naive. Our favorite is from Merely Sweets in Brea - run by two ex CIA grads.