Gallery: First Look: A Palatial Ladurée Tea Salon Opens in Soho

Chou Chantilly Nougatine
Chou Chantilly Nougatine

This oversized pâte à choux cream puff ($9) is filled with crispy nougat, vanilla pastry cream, and whipped cream.

Religieuse Pistache
Religieuse Pistache

A double-decker cream puff ($10) is filled with dense pistachio pastry cream and iced with pistachio icing.

St Honoré Rose Framboise
St Honoré Rose Framboise

This extravaganza of a dessert ($11) is made up of both puff and choux pastries accompanied by rose petal cream, raspberry compote, fresh raspberries, and rosewater whipped cream. It's incredibly whimsical: each of those little side pastries are filled with rose petal cream, and, inside, there are raspberries stuffed with raspberry compote.

Ispahan
Ispahan

This oversized macaron ($11) is, according to one Ladurée worker, what Madonna orders on her birthday: two rose macron cookies encase rose petal cream, lychees, and whole raspberries.

Coupe Soho
Coupe Soho

Laduré offers a number of over-the-top sundaes. The Soho ($11) was created for the new location and pairs scoops of housemade salted caramel and ginger ice creams with whipped cream, candied macadamia nuts, and ginger caramel sauce.

Macarons
Macarons

Let's start with Ladurée's signature product: the macarons ($3.15 per cookie). Here, from one o'clock going clockwise: chestnut; lemon; praline; chocolate-coconut; and rose petal.

More Macarons
More Macarons

From one o'clock going clockwise: strawberry candy; chocolate; wild berry-jasmine; vanilla; and salted caramel.

Plaisir Sucré
Plaisir Sucré

This multilayered confection ($10.50) starts with a meringue biscuit then adds strata of crushed hazelnuts, crispy praline, milk chocolate filling, thin leaves of milk chocolate, and chocolate whipped cream. It's capped off with a smooth milk chocolate ganache.