Other than its main square, Mulhouse, France (population 110,00) is an unremarkable city. Oh wait, I take that back. The outskirts of Mulhouse houses two of the best museums I've seen in Europe: French National Railway Museum and Cite de l'Automobile--which will be covered in the next two blogs.
In the display case on the right are macarons. Members of Relais Desserts all seem to offer macarons so I've been using them as a common denominator when sizing up whether a pastry chef is up to snuff.