Adding to our growing list of NYC spots that only sell one thing, we love this latest addition to the LES bakery/pastry scene, Les Jardins de la Duchesse on the Lower East side that focuses on the éclair. They opened last Monday, the 1st of December, and so far have 6 unique flavors of sweet éclairs and 4 kinds of savory.
Owned and baked by a duo of French men, these pastries are the real deal. The inside flaunts contemporary design and has a clean feel to it, easily fitting in with the fun and hip neighborhood surrounding Les Jardins de la Duchesse.
They’re boasting high quality and fresh ingredients–and doing a great job of making our mouths water even on their website. Their creative savory éclairs include Mozzarella & Tomato, Bacon-Wrapped Goat Cheese, Chicken Curry, and Salmon & Wasabi. Their sweet products aren’t all that traditional either, including éclairs with Chocolate, Vanilla, and Coffee but also Salted Butter Caramel, Lemon Yuzu & Ginger, and Pistachio & Raspberry éclairs.