John was kind enough to find out a Pierre Herme shop that we could walk to from the hotel. The first night we were in Paris, we went off to find the macaron magic shop.
We passed quite a few pharmacies on our way there. These pharmacies all looked very futuristic to me. Awesome.
We also saw a few candy stands. I was of course tempted, but my mind was set to finding Pierre Herme, so I only took pictures of the treats.
There were also a few really cool book shops along the way. The window displays were amazing!
There was a line inside the store, and I was more than happy to stay in line and to look at all the beautiful cakes and desserts.
If I could buy every single dessert in the store I would.
It was our turn, and we would like to get some macarons. The girl who helped us asked if we would like a beautiful box for the macarons for gifts. We said the macarons were for ourselves and a regular box would do. She packed in 12 macarons that we chose. Based of what was available that night, we got 8 different kinds in all, and the girl packed up all 12 in a pastry box, put a little sticker on it, and placed in a beautiful paper (gift) bag. She then handed it to me with a huge smile.
I was really happy, and insisted that I would carry the bag (of a box of macarons) all the way back to the hotel.