Madman Jacques Genin crafts some of the city’s most exquisite chocolate, but he’s almost equally known for his caramels and pâtes de fruits. His revered pâtisserie (lemon tarts, eclairs…) is temporarily on hold. […]
It’s that time of year when edible Easter bells multiply like bunnies and spring up on the shelves of every chocolaterie in the city. You’ll also find clowns, eggs and even dildos made of chocolate […]
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 blind taste test and evaluate them. This month: Lemon Tarts.
We used to say that “it’s impossible to be a top chocolatier and not have a shop in Saint-Germain. Except for Jacques Genin in the Marais.” That was later amended to add Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse when […]