Paris has known as the city of love and the city of light. But this city is not just famous for its romance. It also known for its delicious food, especially in Europe. When you are visiting this city, do not miss the chance to enjoy Paris’s Macaroon. And if you are looking for the most delicious and iconic macaron in Paris, Laduree shop is the answer.
This shop was built in 1862 by Louis Ernest Laduree and headquartered in Marcq en Baroeul, France. In the 16th century, Macaron is not like the most people know. Its form is just 2 separated pieces. In 1930, Laduree and his grandchild, Pierre Desfontaines create double decker macaron for the first time. Since that time, this macaron is getting more popular even until now.
Since 1993, Groupe Holder took over Laduree and turned it from a single rue royal into a chain and setting it with pastry shop and tea rooms. This is why some Laduree shop also offering pastry. In this time, this shop has many branches. The branches are available in Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Oceania. And now, it is not selling macaron only. But when you are looking for tourism, Laduree’s Champ Elysees branch is the best place to see the history of double decker macaron and the great collection of macaron.
Although Laduree has many branches in the various cities and countries, Laduree shop in Champ Elysees, Paris is a legend. Double decker macaron was made in here for the first time by Louis Ernest Laduree and Pierre Desfontaines. Beside it, it also known as one of the top seller of double decker macaron. At least, there are 15,000 macarons sold every day.
The uniqueness of this shop can be felt since the first visit. The building adopts the classic architecture. After entering the room, you will see the various Macaron in any colors and taste. For culinary lovers, it such a beautiful view. Crowd and queue is usual. Even you will need to wait for a few times to get a macaron.
A set of macaron has been sold in 21 euro. In a set of macaron, you will get 9 macaron. Maybe it looks pretty expensive. But considering about its history, it looks fair enough. If you are visiting Paris and want to enjoy the culinary tourism, Laduree shop can be a good destination. And if you like tucker, this is a place that should not be missed.