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Romantic Paris gifts and special offers in February

As it has for the last five years, the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau is once again holding its popular “Paris Romantique” Saint Valentine’s Day-themed campaign, featuring special offers and promotions throughout the month of February. The campaign includes discounts for restaurants, tours, hotels, and theatres as well as some yummy freebies! As in previous … Continue reading Romantic Paris gifts and special offers in February

Jour du Macaron 2011

Macaron lovers in Paris and elsewhere will want to mark their calendars: Sunday, March 20 is “Jour du Macaron” (Macaron Day) in France – an annual celebration of the delicate meringue-based confections that come in a rainbow of colours and fillings. Pierre Hermé, who launched this event in 2005, will be offering free macarons in … Continue reading Jour du Macaron 2011

Romantic Paris chocolate freebies and discounts

As part of its “Paris Romantique” Saint Valentine’s Day-themed campaign, the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau is giving away free gift or discount cards valid at Pierre Hermé chocolate and pastry shops and Pierre Marcolini chocolate shops in Paris. Pick up your cards at the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau office on rue des Pyramides … Continue reading Romantic Paris chocolate freebies and discounts

Top French chocolatier awards for 2010

The Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat has named France’s top 155 chocolatiers for 2010. At the top of this year’s list, and winners of the prestigious Award du Chocolat, are Jean-Paul Hévin, Pierre Hermé, Fabrice Gillote, Jacques Genin, Anne-Françoise Benoit, Gilles Cresno, Jean-Emile Schmitt, Pascal Le Gac, Patrick Roger, Vincent Guerlais, François Pralus and Richard … Continue reading Top French chocolatier awards for 2010

Jour du Macaron (Macaron Day)

France’s 5th annual Jour du Macaron (Macaron Day) will take place on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Founded by the Pastry King himself, Pierre Hermé, this day devoted to the crispy, round feather-light treat with a soft center, will feature free tastings and other special events in Pierre Hermé’s shops in Paris and Tokyo and 100 … Continue reading Jour du Macaron (Macaron Day)

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