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Take a Sweet Bite of Decadence at La Palme

Digest On the Menu

August 28, 2011

Story By: Dining Out Team |

When it comes to all the sweeter things in life, Patisserie La Palme D’or has got you covered. In 2006, owner Hiromi Tanaka brought this exquisite Japanese pastry concept to Ala Moana Center, and with the help of head pastry chef Akiko Kimura and the rest of the staff, she’s has been able to offer renowned cakes, pastries, desserts, sandwiches, croissants and more.

  • Panna Cotta ($3.65) Leah Friel photos
  • Triple Mango Mousse ($3.95)
  • Palme Chocolat ($3.85)
  • Melon Cup ($3.80)
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“Akiko is always creating treats that go with the season,” Tanaka says. “And we always have our signature desserts like the Palme Chocolat, Panna Cotta and Baked Cheesecake.”

Patrons with a sweet tooth frequent the establishment on a regular basis, perhaps to taste the absolute dedication that Kimura puts into each and every creation Kimura utilizes only the best available ingredients (many of which come directly from Japan) and her own personal recipes to produce these delectable treats.

A taste for all seasons

Patisserie La Palme D’or spoils customers with sweet nothings, showcasing a blend of French flavor and Japanese craftsmanship.

Melon Cup ($3.80)

This seasonal delight will be available until mid- September and is filled with jelly with a hint of lemon and orange, almond milk mousse and vanilla sponge. It’s then topped with ripe melon to accentuate the sweet flavor of this refreshing treat.

Palme Chocolat ($25 7-inch cake, $3.85 slice)

This gluten-free, flourless chocolate cake is rich and moist, topped with whipped cream and adorned with slivers of dark and milk chocolate.

Triple Mango Mousse ($3.95)

Indulge in layers of mango madness with this seasonal treat, featuring mango mousse, mango jelly and fresh local mango, topped with whipping cream.

Patisserie La Palme D’or

  • Where
    • Ala Moana Center
    • 1450 Ala Moana Blvd.
    • Honolulu, HI 96814
  • Call
    • (808)941.6161
  • Hours
    • Monday – Saturday
    • 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
    • Sunday
    • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday