Baker Laurent Duchêne is a M.O.F. -- Meilleur Ouvrier de France. Figaroscope thinks his financier is one of the best in town.
Fabrice Le Bourdat makes some of the most beautiful -- and acclaimed -- desserts, viennoisserie, and breads in Paris.
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.