Shhhh and tagged Boulangerie

A bakery window with pastries on display in it.


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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A bakery window with many different pastries on display.


March 10, 2010

In 1789 when the French stormed Versailles, causing Marie-Antoinette and Louis XVI to seek “haven†in the Tuileries, it is said that the rioters sought to return with the royal family’s “baker, the baker’s wife, and the apprentice†— such…

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