Tag Archives: Patisserie

Pierre Herme

As any foodie worth their sea salt will know, Pierre Hermé is a big star in the patisserie firmament. Formerly top dog at Ladurée, he ran away from their constraining rules (apparently) to found his own company, and now has several boutiques dotted around Paris, the original being located on rue Bonaparte, in the 6eme […]
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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 Grenelle, another famed bakery another 200 meters away on Avenue Bosquet, and then yet another […]
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Gerard Mulot

My Parisian friend Sylvie recently asked me if I had been to Gerard Mulot to try the best croissants in Paris.  I sheepishly told her I didn’t know of Gerard Mulot, nor that it had the best croissants, but assured her (and myself) that I’d check it out. Turns out  I had been to Gerard […]
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La Pâtisserie Des Rêves

This fine pâtisserie on Rue du Bac — one of the most splendid blocks in all of Paris — has more the feel of a high-end fashion store than a place to buy pastries.   The first time I drove by I missed it – its sleek exterior truly looks like a boutique where you’d find trendy […]
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