October 2010

If you’ve ever eaten any glorious pastries in France, you know what works of art they can be. I’ve always had an appreciation for French pastry, but after watching the documentary “Kings of Pastry” a few weeks ago, I’ll never bite into a pastry in France without having a more profound reverence for the art […]


Floriole Café & Bakery

20 October 2010 · 2 comments

How can I count the ways Floriole’s Sandra Holl has gained a loyal following? Could it be her rustic fruit galettes, sesasonal market fruit crisps, or warm bread pudding made with silky-smooth brioche that Green City Market shoppers line up for week after week? Her mile-high quiches?   Or maybe, like me, it is for the […]


Most people visit new cities or places for the unique or historical sites, museums, or culture. Me, I scout out unique food shops, markets, and artisans. It’s not that I don’t like soaking up local culture. I do. But I also love to check out the artistry or specialties produced by local enterprising food types. And […]