Boule

Chant along with me: Chocolaterie, Pâtisserie, Viennoiserie, Confiserie, Glacerie… I'm still tweaking from my visit to Boule— LA's three month-old shop of wonders by pastry chef Michelle Myers (who is also the co-owner of Sona restaurant). Everything I sampled was great, and several were really exceptional. Her macarons are second only to Ladurée in Paris. Her lemon chiffon marshmallow was tangy and light. And her …

Havanna Alfajores Cookies

. I found these Argentinian treats in a coffee shop in Miami and haven't stopped talking about them (and eating them) all week. Made by the well known Havanna brand, the best of the five flavors are the Dulce de Leche, which are coated in meringue. The textures and flavors create an uncommonly complex experience. These cookies are big and rich, and I find that …

Capogiro Gelato Artisans

Rosemary Honey Goat's Milk. Lemon Opal Basil Sorbetto. Carambola con Limon Verde. Intrigued yet? Stephanie Reitano was so inspired by trips to gelaterias in her husband's native Italy that she created her own in Philadelphia. Produced EVERY morning in small batches using only the freshest (and mostly local, seasonal and organic) ingredients. Stephanie's more than 250 flavors will intrigue, beguile and seduce you. Let's put …