There is another type of escargot in France, and while I have no trouble eating snails, many may find the other version, a delicious and decadent pastry made by many of the city’s best boulangeries, a bit more palatable.
I must admit, I didn’t always understand chocolate bread. When I would see it in bakeries in the US, nestled next to savory rosemary olive loaves and breakfast sweets like cinnamon rolls and croissants it seemed like a bland choice, almost like a treat for someone who doesn’t have much […]
Seeing as it was my birthday yesterday, I decided to treat myself to an eclair (okay two) from L’Eclair de Genie, a creative eclair shop in the Marais that happens to be dangerously close to my apartment. Eclairs are giving macarons a run for their money as the city’s treat […]
I awoke to a pretty gray Parisian day, but I had a plan to brighten my morning. I was going in search of the city’s best croissant, which I had heard was at a little bakery called Blé Sucre in the 12th Arrondissement. I looked it up and was delighted […]
I’ve decided to write about a different pastry in Paris every Saturday, because I might as well put all these calories to good use. First up is the tarte aux pommes at Poilane, one of Paris’ best and most historic bakeries. The original tiny location is located in a former […]
Since arriving in Paris, I’ve discovered many things are trending, bagels, Mexican food, speakeasy style cocktail bars and best of all breakfast. Sure, Paris is the cradle of breakfast pastries, however, boulangeries stick to what they do best– baguettes, croissants and pain au chocolate, never heartier fare and they almost never […]