Thanks to this pastry shop in the 10th, gluten-intolerant gourmandes can have their gateau and eat it, too.
Formerly located in the 13th, award-winning baker Thierry Renard set up shop on rue de Cherche Midi in early 2012.
A mint green & marble pastry palace from Jean-François Piège, whose rue Saint-Dominique mini empire includes Brasserie Thoumieux, Restaurant Jean-François Piège, and Hôtel Thoumieux. The salted butter and pear tart was particularly pleasing, but skip the disappointing and aggressively chewy macarons.
Baker Gilles Levaslot finished 6th in the 2011 Grand Prix de la Baguette.