I am beyond excited to say that Mike and I are heading to Paris for the first time on Friday! We've never been to Europe together before and this is our first trip to the city of light. Our evenings have been filled with practicing french (huîtres, se il vous plaît), researching restaurants, oyster bars and museums and counting down the minutes until we can eat crepes while walking down the street.
With my focus almost exclusively on Paris these days, it was perfect timing when Cindy Summers asked me to come shoot at her new patisserie, Sugar Fixé Macaron. She opened her first patisserie, Sugar Fixé in Oak Park, which was notably discussed by Serious Eats and The Huffington Post as having "the best macarons." Her second location, in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood at 958 West Armitage, opened in December of 2014.
I wanted to share a sneak peek from the shoot to show off the gorgeous craft and presentation of her newest desserts. I hope it inspires you to go in and get a sweet little taste of Paris right here in the heart of Chicago.
Images in order from left to right, top to bottom:
Macaron Party Favors
Mascarpone Cassis Dome
Passion Fruit Tart
Raspberry Macaron Entremet
Passion Fruit Tart (aerial)
Julius Meinl Coffee Mugs
Caramel Crunch Petit Gateau
All Images © Regan Baroni 2015.