Paris Chocolate Walk

France, Paris Guide (B): Paris Chocolate Walk

Paris and chocolate…can it get any better? A good friend of mine handed me a couple pages of instruction before I left for France. “If you have time,” she said, “You might really enjoy this chocolate walk!” I tucked it into my bag and promised to check it out. One evening, when my husband and I had retired to our 6th Arrondissement (St. Germain de Pres) apartment to plan the next day, I remembered her notes. How fortunate that the chocolate walking tour started only two blocks from our apartment! We decided to follow it the next day. Here’s our chocolate walk:

Pierre Hermé is a French pastry chef, well-known for his macarons with unique flavor combinations, like vanilla and olive oil. He was also dubbed “The Picasso of Pastry” by Vogue. After working for Laduree for a number of years, he opened his own store in Paris in 2001. There is even an online store where you can buy his incredible works of art, otherwise known as pastries, macarons, and chocolate (delivered only to Europe addresses)! When we arrived at the Pierre Hermé store, there was a long line. I couldn’t get close enough to take any photos, but the smell was amazing! We decided to move on. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Paris Chocolate Walk
Guide Location: France » Paris
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Pierre Hermé   Gérard Mulot   Pierre Marcolini   Chocolat de Neuville   Ladurée   Debauve & Gallais   Angelina  
Author: Tamara Wilcox
Read it on author's website: http://www.postcardsandpassports.com/paris-chocolate-walk/

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