The sweet for the day is the new macaron ice cream sandwich at Francois Payard Bakery. A new location of FPB opened up not far from me, to my delight. However, it was a bit tricky to find as it’s not on Columbus Circle but a block down on Broadway. Once inside, I found a small sign advertising the macaron ice cream sandwich in flavors like passion fruit cheesecake and coconut mango. Now, I must admit, though I am an ice cream addict, I’m not a huge fan of ice cream sandwiches. However, I am open to anything Francois Payard creates, so I had to try this exotic and posh take on a cool summer treat. I got passion fruit cheesecake, and my taste-tester friend got coconut mango.
Verdict: Perfect macaron cookie and delish ice cream.