If you're in California's capital, Estelle's Patisserie is a good place to get your sugar fix. Its pastry case is fully-stocked with everything from delicate French macarons to big, cakey muffins. Here are some tips from the owner on what to order when you visit.
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The display case at Estelle's Patisserie is bursting with elaborate French pastries, but I fell in love with a simpler option: pain au chocolat.