Looking for the flakiest croissants in Paris? The Concours du Meilleur Croissant au Beurre AOC Charentes-Poitou, which requires that competitors not only use butter (not margarine) in their dough, but a specific AOC protected butter, named the 2014 winners for Best Croissant yesterday at the Fête du Pain.
For the second year in a row, the winner of the Best Baguette in Paris competition comes from the 14th arrondissement. Congratulations to Antonio Teixeira from the Délices du Palais for placing first in the annual Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Française de la Ville de Paris!
The Michelin Guide has just released its 2014 designations. Here’s a quick summary, for those who are still following the Red Guide, plus links to the reactions from local and foreign critics.
How many baguettes does the jury of this venerable competition actually taste? And do they swallow?