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Pierre Hermé to open shop in London

Paris’s celebrated “Picasso of Pastry” is set to open a pâtisserie in London’s Knightsbridge district in 2010, possibly as early as this spring. Known for his gourmet macarons and artful pastries, Pierre Hermé already has four shops in Paris and one in Tokyo. The London shop will be known as Pierre Hermé Paris. British fans … Continue reading Pierre Hermé to open shop in London

Best French chocolatier awards for 2009

The Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat has issued its annual ranking of the top 100 chocolatiers in France. At the top of the list this year are: Fabrice Gillotte (Dijon), Vincent Guerlais (Nantes), Jean-Paul Hévin (Paris), Pierre Hermé (Paris), Pâtisserie Lac (Nice), Pascal le Gac (Saint-Germain-en-Laye), La Maison du Chocolat (Paris), Pariès (Saint-Jean-de-Luz), and François … Continue reading Best French chocolatier awards for 2009

Chocolate and Zucchini author to speak at WHSmith in Paris

Clotilde Dusoulier, author of Chocolate and Zucchini (Broadway, 2007), will be talking about her book and signing copies at WHSmith in Paris on November 17, 2009, starting at 7 p.m. The event marks the release of the English-language edition of the French cooking classic, Ginette Mathiot’s I Know how to Cook as well as the … Continue reading Chocolate and Zucchini author to speak at WHSmith in Paris

Chocolate wall marks fall of communism

Passersby may have noticed some unusual displays in Parisian chocolatier Patrick Roger’s shop windows recently. To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Roger, known for his ambitious creations, built a 15-meter-long replica of the infamous barrier between East and West. The structure was made with 900 kg of chocolate and … Continue reading Chocolate wall marks fall of communism

World’s biggest chocolate festival opens in Paris

Paris’s 15th annual Salon du Chocolat is taking place in Paris from October 14 to 18, 2009. This year’s amazing chocolate extravaganza, being held at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, will bring together more than 400 leading chocolatiers from around the world. Jean-Paul Hevin, Arnaud Larher, Michel Cluizel and many of the other top names … Continue reading World’s biggest chocolate festival opens in Paris

Welcome

Welcome to ChocoParis, a website showcasing the best chocolate and pastry shops in Paris. Browse the menus above to discover the best chocolate, pastries, ice cream, and hot chocolate offered by the city’s culinary masters. Planning a trip to Paris? Why not try one of our Paris chocolate walk itineraries, available for three delicious self-directed tours. You’ll also … Continue reading Welcome