Boulanger-pâtissier Fabrice Le Bourdat makes delicious breads, croissants, viennoiseries, cakes, pastries, macarons as well as regional specialities such as kouign amann.
Monsieur Le Bourdat previously worked with Gilles Marchal (La Maison du Chocolat, Le Bristol). He is widely reputed to make the best madeleines in Paris as well as an amazing salted butter-caramel réligieuse.
The beautiful, mouth-watering pastries on display ensure a steady stream of customers, with the line-up often extending out the door.
The shop has few tables and chairs out front, overlooking Square Trousseau and the Marché d’Aligre.
7, rue Antoine Vallon, 75012 Paris
Tel. +33 (0)1 43 40 77 73
Hours: Tues. to Sat. 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.;
Sun. 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.