Tag Archives: Gourmet Sweets

Aux Pipalottes Gourmandes

Walking around in Paris, it is not uncommon to see prepared food shops, dispelling most idealized visions of the leisurely, daily 3-course lunch. For my part, these window fronts do little to tempt me inside as the various trays of curries and bean salads don’t exactly excite my taste buds. That was until my coworkers […]
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Video Tours of Paris

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 old Jewish quartier in Paris. Video tours show you where to buy escargot, cheese, wine, […]
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La Petite Rose

Searching for a tea room without crowds of Ladurée or Angelina’s? Escape to La Petite Rose in the 17tharrondissement. A quaint, but elegant patissier-chocolatier, La Petite Rose offers a breath of sweet, pale-pink air where you can find light lunch, simply take a café and –  yes, sample what I believe is the best macaron […]
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La Cure Gourmande

Every time I pass by La Cure Gourmande on l’Avenue de l’Opera, it is always full of customers and it’s not hard to see why. When you walk through their bright mustard yellow doors you can’t help but be taken aback by the interior bursting with colour from all the candies and their kaleidoscopic packaging! […]
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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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Hediard

With its distinctive red and black label, Hediard (pronounced “e-dee-yar”) is a top place to buy fine coffee, tea, sweets, chocolates, fruits and wine. Established in 1854, what is unique about Hediard is that in each store there is a cart with a beautiful assortment of lush fresh fruits, including bananas, berries, and maybe some […]
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