Christmas Afternoon tea at L’Hôtel

With the holidays fast approaching, it is the perfect moment of the year to meet up with friends. Free time abounds after hectic weeks at work, the atmosphere is festive and I feel the need to catch up with my loved ones before we meet again after the New Year. What better occasion to celebrate…

Afternoon Tea at the George V in Paris

A few summers ago, I ventured inside the George V in Paris out of curiosity. I marveled at Jeff Leatham’s sophisticated floral compositions in the lobby and courtyard, and the atmosphere in La Galerie embodied refined elegance to the point that a feeling of timelessness and calm remained in my memory. My friend Solli was recently invited…

Gâteaux Thoumieux: pleasure and chic in patisserie

Dear fellow Sweet Tooth, it is my pleasure to introduce you to a (very) interesting spot to visit in Paris: Gâteaux Thoumieux. The chic patisserie is the new brainchild of Jean-François Piège, chef of the Brasserie Thoumieux and of the 2-Michelin star restaurant Jean-François Piège. Both are located across the street with Hôtel Thoumieux. (The man…

Macaron Day at Pierre Hermé

If you only swear by Pierre Hermé macarons, you have a great reason to indulge this weekend. Every year on March 20th, the French pâtissier hosts Macaron Day in his boutiques worldwide. The event was so successful in the past that it has been extended to last until Sunday 23rd this year in Paris and…