The macaron is a filled cookie about the diameter of a half dollar coin that has become a foodie currency in its own right in recent years. It's simple in concept, but near impossible to get right -- and for the first time, the French bakery and tearoom that made them famous is opening a U.S. boutique. So, let them eat cake!
The nooks and crannies of Thomas's English Muffins are so special only seven people know all three of the trade secrets involved in making them. And for now, one of those seven, Chris Botticella, has been told by the courts that he can't go work for rival Hostess.