Tag Archives: Pastry Shops

Lenôtre

While a little far out from the centre, this luxury pastry and fine foods shop, opened by master pastry chef Gaston Lenôtre in 1957, remains the company’s flagship store. A bright and sleek interior showcases the most incredible assortment of glossy fruit tarts, colorful pastries and high-end prepared dishes. Several other locations in Paris. Copyright … Continue reading Lenôtre

Dalloyau

In 1682, King Louis XIV was so impressed with the food served at a reception held by his brother, the Prince de Condé, that he hired his sibling’s pastry chef right there on the spot. Charles Dalloyau thus became the first of successive generations of Dalloyau family members to work as royal pastry chefs, charged … Continue reading Dalloyau