Prettily boxed French macarons for gift-giving to friends — or yourself.
Looking for an host/hostess gift this holiday season that’s sure to impress?
Artisan Macaron has exactly that.
Best yet, these crunchy, cream-filled meringue confections are readily available at
Whole Foods and Nugget Markets to pick up on the spur of the moment.
Chef Alex Trouan started apprenticing at a pastry shop in his native France when he was only 15 before going to work for legendary
Pierre Herme in Paris. In the 1990s, he moved to California, started baking macarons, and never looked back. Read more
(Photo courtesy of La Boulange)
Macarons for PRIDE Month
All through June,
bakeries throughout the Bay Area will salute PRIDE month with a La Boulange limited edition box of rainbow-hued macarons.
What’s more, La Boulange will donate $1 from each box sold to the
, which raises funds for AIDS service organizations through the production of entertainment programs. Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation
The limited edition box of seven macarons is $12.50.
Santa Clara City Library Card Perks
And you thought a library card was only good for checking out books?
. Santa Clara City library card
Now, show that library card at participating local businesses to reap discounts such as 10 percent off at
, $10 off a tab of at least $50 at Athena Grill , 10 percent off at Justin’s Restaurant , free coffee with purchase at Fuji Florist , 10 percent off Stan’s Donut Shop and many more. For a full list, click Mission City Creamery here. StarChefs SF Rising Star Chefs
StarChefs will salute its 2013 Â 6:30 p.m. June 13 at AT&T Park in San Francisco. “Rising Star” award winners