alen and i spent the day biking all around venice and santa monica and decided to stop at jin patisserie on abbott kinney for a quick snack. one homemade hot cocoa and an iced mocha later, we were out the door, box in hand, full of macarons. they were visually appealing and dainty, yes, but that didn't stop me from jumping in and destroying the box:) they were too enticing to ignore and yes, beyond delectable. i would love to go back and i'm sure i will, but i feel as if i have to master the macaron at home. in other words, i feel a macaron recipe post coming in the near future.