Archive for April, 2011
One of my dirty secrets is that I don’t always show you the best pastries in Paris. What I tend to do is trot out good and great – sometimes phenomenal – pastries that also happen to be attractive. The issue is that the uglies don’t really inspire a lot of readership. But don’t worry!
My first week back in Paris, acclaimed Mad About Macarons author, Jill Colonna, and I decided to meet up for . . . macarons. The gameplan was to swing by Pain de Sucre for a sac of their goodies and then to lounge-away the mid-afternoon at Jacques Genin, sipping hot chocolate and eating pastries. Don’t
I’ve been visiting Café Pouchkine a couple times each week for almost a month now. Sometimes I just walk in knowing I’m going to buy the same things I’ve had and loved before: vanilla croissant, pistachio macaron, or their Moskito. On other occasions, I walk in ready to get something new, but then I see
As you guys saw in Part 1 of the Mulhaupt Chronicles last Tuesday, I ran off to Strasbourg, France a couple weeks ago. Aside from wanting to meet and photograph Monsieur Mulahupt, I was also just excited to soak in the splendor of the Alsatian capital. I didn’t really have a gameplan of places to
Last year, I was so late in “discovering” Des Gateaux et du Pain that I only got to enjoy a handful of their pastries. To most people that might mean 2 or 3, but of course to me that denotes like 10. However, what I wanted was to partake of everything in the pastry case,