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Angelina Paris chocolate collection

A Paris institution since 1903, Angelina is mostly known for its thick, luscious hot chocolate and elegant pastries. But the celebrated tea room also has its own line of gourmet chocolates, available at the company’s flagship location on rue de Rivoli. Made with single-origin chocolate from Peru, Tanzania, Ecuador and Venezuela, Angelina chocolates incorporate candied … Continue reading Angelina Paris chocolate collection

Angelina: A taste of Austria

The pastry chefs at Angelina, the celebrated Paris tea room once frequented by Coco Chanel and Marcel Proust, have dreamed up a spicy, fruity bûche de Noël in honour of the salon’s Austrian roots. Indeed, Angelina was founded in 1903 by Austrian pastry chef and confectioner Antoine Rumpelmayer (1832-1914). Mr Rumpelmayer came to France in 1870, first setting … Continue reading Angelina: A taste of Austria

Le Valentin

This cosy pâtisserie, chocolaterie and salon de thé offers a selection of pastries, cakes and viennoiseries, as well as artisanal chocolates, gourmet teas, fruit jellies, marzipan confections and other goodies. The focus is on regional specialities from the Lorraine region in eastern France. Le Valentin’s chocolates are made with Valrhona chocolate. Among the house specialities … Continue reading Le Valentin

New Angelina tea room at Musée du Luxembourg

The legendary tea room Angelina is set to open another tea room in Paris at the Musée du Luxembourg (6th arr.). Housed in a brand new building designed by architects Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines, the combined tea room, café and restaurant will offer museum visitors light lunches, desserts and its famous hot chocolate … Continue reading New Angelina tea room at Musée du Luxembourg

Café Pouchkine

Located on the ground floor of the Printemps department store, Café Pouchkine is known for its fabulous assortment of stunning Russian pastries, buttery viennoiseries and thick hot chocolate. Russian desserts such as Médovick Tort (honey cake), gâteau de Prague (rich chocolate cake with apple marmalade), Tvorog almond and poppy seed roll, and Pirojkis (small sweet … Continue reading Café Pouchkine

Les Thés de Constance & Marlette pop-up store

French online tea retailer Les Thés de Constance and organic cake and pastry specialists Marlette will be in Paris as a tea and cake “pop-up store” from May 21 to June 26. Les Thés de Constance specialises in exotic single-origin teas from around the world. Marlette, an Ile de Ré-based “bio gourmand” company, makes high-end … Continue reading Les Thés de Constance & Marlette pop-up store

A Priori Thé

Owned by American expat Peggy Hancock since 1980, this little gem of a tea room is located in Galerie Vivienne, one of Paris’s loveliest passages couverts (covered passageways). In addition to a wide assortment of teas, they serve wonderful cakes, scones, brownies and a delicious fruit crumble. Brunch and light lunch fare is also available. … Continue reading A Priori Thé