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With baking in his genes and a lifetime of experience, it's no surprise that Pierre Hermé's eponymous venture has won him many accolades. From French Pastry Chef Of The Year to Presidential honors, the patisserie is at the forefront of 21st Century pastry making. He is most famous for his colorful macarons, which must be tried when in the city. Cakes, cookies, candied dried fruits and other sweets are sold in inventive flavors like balsamic vinegar, olives and cheese. A designer of all things sweet, indulge in his line of seasonal confectionery at this shop.
A la Mère de Famille, the iconic chocolate factory, is the oldest of its kind in the city. Founded in 1761 by Pierre Jean Bernard, the establishment specializes in a wide variety of artisan chocolates. Velvety ganache and luscious pralines are molded into lovely gemstone-like shapes and packed with flavor and texture. Crafted from the finest cocoa, the edible jewels almost melt in your mouth. The assortment is artistically attractive, with unique styles and designs that make for great gifts and souvenirs.