Whenever the mood strikes, I love to amble on over to Ladurée on Madison Avenue and treat myself to a gorgeous box of colorful, delicious macarons. Half the fun of visiting the shops (both uptown and downtown) is checking out the new macaron boxes that they release on a regular basis. They always have certain standbys (pastel pink, lavender, classic Ladurée green), but from time to time, they’ll also do specialty boxes in collaboration with other companies and designers. There was a hot pink and gold Nina Ricci box (I obviously had to get that), and then there was the Donna Karan box that I Instagrammed here. Now they’ve teamed up with the incredibly adorable and beautiful French children’s store Bonpoint to do a spooky box for Halloween. When they offered to send me a sample box filled with their newest flavor, chocolate praline, my response was an immediate, yes please!
This adorable box is available at their Soho tea salon (which, incidentally, happens to have a Bonpoint right next door) and I think it would be such a sweet hostess gift to bring (along with a bottle of wine, perhaps) if you’re attending any Halloween parties!
The chocolate praline flavor was seriously delicious. It had a rich, fudgy flavor, and perfectly fulfilled my chocolate craving.