This very chic boulangerie and pâtisserie makes more than two dozen different types of bread, among which fresh baguette, fougasse, foccacia, raisin bread, rye bread.
On the pastry side, you’ll find a delectable millefeuilles, lemon tarts, mont blancs, religieuses and savarins.
House specialities include the Gateau au chocolat grands crus, which features a 70 per cent cacao chocolate mousse, a 66 per cent cacao chocolate cream, a flourless chocolate biscuit all covered with a dark chocolate ganache.
The shop is run by pastry chef Claire Damon, who trained alongside Pierre Hermé and Christophe Michalak.
Des Gâteaux et du Pain also sells artisanal jams and handmade sweets, including chocolate bars, rochers, mendiants, fruit jellies and marshmallows.
Des Gâteaux et du Pain
63, boulevard Pasteur, 75015 Paris
Tel. +33 (0)1 45 38 94 16
Hours: Wed. to Mon. 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.