Gourmet boulangerie

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Galette des Rois (King’s Cake)

January 6, 2018

Just when you think New Year festivities are at an end, La Fête des Rois starts on the Epiphany holiday, which falls on the first Sunday in January. This is a great holiday, where bakeries in France and throughout Paris make…

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Aux Merveilleux de Fred

June 12, 2011

If you love meringues even half as much as I do, you will not fail to fall in love with Aux Merveilleux de Fred. This boulangerie/pâtisserie is living proof that simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication. Domes of meringue are…

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Boulangerie Malineau

January 21, 2011

Just from looking in the window of this bakery, it is clear that their selection of sweet treats is out of this world. Located on the busy rue Vieille du Temple, you can be sure to round off a sunny…

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Video Tours of Paris

July 28, 2010

For a video tour of various areas in Paris, we are pleased to partner with GeoBeats to provide a menu of places to see by video, from Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré for fashionistas to Rue des Rosiers for experiencing the…

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Le Boulanger des Invalides: Jocteur

June 23, 2010

As a student in the city, going out to cafés can be off-putting as costs can escalate easily. However, not wanting to cut corners, outings can become limited and hefty prices are a worrying prospect, even though eating and drinking…

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La Parisienne Boulangerie

April 9, 2010

Weekly Special: Best Boulangerie in Paris You can’t miss La Parisienne, with its bright purple paint, decorated windows and large signs boasting their runner-up status in the recent 2010 Best Baguette in Paris contest (Grand Prix de la Meilleure Baguette…

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Best Baguette (Le Grenier)

April 7, 2010

Weekly Special: Best Boulangerie in Paris To kick off our “Best of†series, we are featuring a classic French staple: la baguette. On the 22nd of March, the 17th Annual Best Baguette contest in Paris took place at la Chambre de Commerce des…

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March 11, 2010

When we first moved to Paris I was in awe of every boulangerie and patisserie. On Rue Saint-Dominque, a block from where we lived, there were two bakeries within 100 meters of each other, another a block away on Rue de…

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