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Hugo & Victor

Pastry chef Hugues Pouget gives classic and seasonal flavors dueling personalities – the innovative Hugo and more classic Victor – in this sleek boutique. Macarons, chocolates, and breakfast treats are on offer, too.

Practical information

Address: 40 boulevard Raspail, 75007
Nearest transport: Sèvres – Babylone (10, 12)
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-8pm, Saturday 9am-8pm, Sunday 9am-1:30pm
Telephone: 01 44 39 97 73

Additional locations

Address: 7 rue Gomboust, 75001
Nearest transport: Pyramides (7, 14)
Telephone: 01 42 96 10 20

Reviews of interest

Le Figaro (2011) Ranked #5 in their test of the city’s best strawberry tarts.

Dorie Greenspan (2010) “…there are the chocolates, which are packaged in boxes that look like Moleskin notebooks– the boxes were my favorite things in the shop…Now here’s the surprise: the plain-Jane sweets that were just laid out on a table in a completely unfussy way were terrific!  Perfect, really.”

Caroline Mignot (2010) “Toujours est-il que Hugo & Victor…m’a fait une belle impression…Le concept sent bon la création, les saveurs de saison et la cohérence dans le parti pris.”

Thierry Richard (2010) ” Les gâteaux exposés dans des vitrines individuelles comme des vases Ming…Mais stérilise un peu l’envie aussi…Et le plaisir est là : superbes mille feuilles d’un croustillant extrême (au caramel, à l’ananas rôti), onctueuse mousse de vanille sur un biscuit aux graines de tournesol…”

Mapped: Paris’ Best Lemon Tarts

Earlier this week, we published the results from our taste test of the best lemon tarts in Paris and you’ve been clamoring for a map of the addresses ever since. Your wish is our command. Go forth, eat tarts, and let us know which tarte au citron you want to be your main squeeze. Continue reading Mapped: Paris’ Best Lemon Tarts

Paris’ Best Lemon Tarts

Each month we’ll put the focus on a particular Parisian pastry, collect the best examples of classic & creative interpretations, then invite an esteemed panel of food experts & enthusiasts to evaluate them in a blind taste test. This month: Lemon Tarts. 

‘Tis the Season for Citrus

Citrus is in season right now and lemon tarts, a perennial Parisian favorite, are in abundance at pâtisseries all over town.  Because your time – and calories – shouldn’t be wasted on mediocre pastry, we organized a panel (more about our judges below) to blind taste and identify the best tarte au citron. Continue reading Paris’ Best Lemon Tarts