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Parisian macaron creator Ladurée may (or may not) be opening a Toronto location

Ladurée was the first bakery to incorporate a layer of ganache between two meringue rounds to form a modern macaron (Image: Louis Beche)

National Post society and gossip columnist Shinan Govani set Twitter a-titter yesterday after dropping one of his signature random tips:

Ladurée, which was founded in 1862, is widely credited with having invented the macaron, that colourful, bite-sized pastry that’s rivalled only by the cupcake as Toronto’s trendiest baked good. Although the company’s spokespeople were unavailable for comment about a Toronto expansion, Céline Kaplan, who tweets on behalf of the brand, did pull a classic neither-confirm-nor-deny response to Govani’s original tweet:

So there’s that.