Meringue Cookies

Two nights ago, I had dinner at the Alain Ducasse restaurant, Adour, at the recently-renovated St. Regis in Washington, DC. The menu was liimted but the food was excellent.

They served meringue cookies as petit fours alongside our desserts. This is my favorite type of cookie, and Adour’s rendition was quite good.

But the very best meringue cookies I’ve ever eaten were the ones waiting in my room on checkin at the Le Meridien Chiang Rai.

It’s really the little touches that make a memory.

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  1. They’re actually called macarons. But I like to call them mini-hamburgers.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macaron

    Gary, what did you think of the food-wine pairings? Was it really “Cuisine designed with wine in mind?” I’m debating whether to try New York’s Adour vs. L’Atelier.

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