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 it opened near Bastille. And now both of these outliers
Tarte citron? Paris-Brest? Éclair au chocolat? Gone, gone and gone.
Our coverage of the (largely uncovered) 2011 Salon du Chocolat, including the all-chocolate lingerie show.
We’re leaving in just a moment for the Salon du Chocolat and wanted to give you a taste of the chocolate fashion show that we’re hoping to see. Pay particular attention (or skip ahead to) the moment at 2:20 in this video from 2009 when a topless woman is blowing bubbles with her lover on a carriage made of chocolate.