29 July 2012 · 4 comments

I like a good chocolate chip cookie or brownie, but if given a choice, I am way more interested in trying new kinds of pastry. That’s why I’ve been thrilled recently to have come across kouign-amann not only once, but twice, in Chicago. More about where in a minute. The first time I tried this […]


Nothing epitomizes France more than the baguette, but I would say the croissant comes in a close second. Croissants can be found in just about any boulangerie, pâtisserie, or café, but the one to go out of your way for (thanks to a tip from friend Flora) in Paris is at Pierre Hermé, one of […]