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Fou de Patisserie, Rue des Martyrs, ParisA variety of tempting French pastries from different chef-patissiers is sold at Fou de Patisserie. Which one to choose--that's the dilemma. Image: Courtney Traub/All rights reserved

In Review: Fou de Pâtisserie, a Parisian Pastry Shop for the Indecisive

Strolling down Rue des Martyrs, a stretch of Paris’ South Pigalle that packs more gourmet power in a single street than most entire neighborhoods do, I noticed a patisserie that was clearly out […]

Tonka bean and chocolate eclair at the patisserie included on the Eating Europe tour. Image: Courtney Traub/All rights reserved.

In Review: Eating Europe’s “Hip Eats and Backstreets” Tour of Paris

  I’ll start by saying this: If there’s any food tour that you should take on an empty stomach, it’s this one. The “Hip Eats and Backstreets” tour of Paris from Eating Europe isn’t one […]

Some of the Best Crepes in Paris: A Few Favorites

Looking for some decent crepes in Paris? You’re not alone. Crepes are one of the world’s great democratic foods. They’re inexpensive, often portable, and remarkably adaptable, ranging from hearty and simple to lofty and gourmet. They’re also just as easily enjoyed by meat eaters as by vegetarians. In short, they make a meal that few would claim to genuinely dislike (including picky kids).

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