Vive le dessert! Right now, if you head to Madison Avenue between 71st and 72nd, you can treat yourself to some of the most celebrated macaroons in the world. Maison Laduree, the French pastry house credited with inventing the double-decked version of the confection, opened its first New York location at 9:00 a.m. today.
What are you doing right now, then? Are you not donning a beret and heading to the Upper East Side? What’s wrong with you? It’s the end of the summer, remember. Might as well indulge in a nice dessert. Plus! They’re a favorite of Blair Waldorf’s, so what are you waiting for.
When news of the stateside branch first broke, Lx World shared some tidbits about the interior.
The boutique is broken up into two distinct areas. One room is for sales and decorated with neoclassical touches such as paintings, Barbedienne lamps and plaster medallions featuring cameos. The second room is decorated in refined furniture including antique chairs upholstered in 19th century fabrics and is reserved for conversation and order taking.
Today just got a little bit sweeter.