Eleven Madison Park rolled out a new line of macarons on their dessert menu last week. The flavors range from the curious to the rather delicious.
From left to right in the above photo: hazelnut and brown butter, peanut butter and jelly, chocolate-banana, candied violet, black olive and white chocolate, pistachio-rose, and toasted sesame.
Peanut butter holds a bright smidgen of jelly in the center, black olive and white chocolate is a memorable combination with a savory tang, but the pistachio-rose was my personal favorite. Flavors are among the most interesting we've seen recently, though its tiny size—smaller than a typical macaron, but larger than the ones served at Jean Georges—make it impossible to achieve macaron perfection in terms of texture. As far as the classic macarons in this city go, Itzy Bitzy Patisserie still holds the crown (here are the special flavors for April).
Eleven Madison Park
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