Les Jardins de la Duchesse

World Hats Moving Its HQ to Failed Eclair Bakery Space at 138 Orchard Street

Posted August 11, 2015 at 5:12 am

Orchard Street vendor veteran World Hats is on the move, forced from its longtime location in the historic Beckenstein’s building just north of Delancey. We hear word that the landlord, Velum LLC, reportedly jacked the rent, so the business had to take a hike. That trip won’t take them too far, however. World Hats maintained […]

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Eclair Exit: Les Jardins de la Duchesse Fails After 2 Weeks on Orchard Street

Posted January 7, 2015 at 9:32 am

Les Jardins de la Duchesse debuted in early December with much fanfare out of the gate. For just about two weeks, the newcomer attracted plenty of press, and workers spread the word (nay, flavor) with free samples at their doorstep. However, the all-eclair bakery closed almost as quickly as it opened. Without a peep. Two weeks; […]

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Eclair Bakery Les Jardins de la Duchesse Opens on Orchard Street Today

Posted December 1, 2014 at 6:06 am

Those toting a sweet tooth and an adventurous palette, take note. Les Jardins de la Duchesse is ready to open up your wallet and take the money. The specialized bakery – located at 138 Orchard Street – began service this morning after a six-month build-out, and promises to “awaken the senses” with its menu of […]

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New Orchard Street Bakery ‘Les Jardins de la Duchesse’ Will Carry a Bacon-Wrapped Eclair

Posted October 24, 2014 at 6:05 am

Modern Fashion & Style on Orchard Street closed over the summer so that a new French bakery could sling pastries. During those interim months, contractors have been tearing apart the commercial space of 138 Orchard. We heard chatter along the way that the newcomer was some sort of bakery. Confirmation arrived yesterday afternoon with the new store […]

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