La Manufacture du Chocolat Alain Ducasse in Paris

I am savoring a box of exquisite chocolates as I’m typing this post. Star chef Alain Ducasse opened his first chocolate boutique ever in Paris last week, and as a choco-addict of course I had to visit and come back home with a little souvenir. The boutique is located near Place de la Bastille, quite…

Les Marquis de Ladurée, Ladurée’s new chocolate boutique in Paris

Les Marquis de Ladurée is Ladurée’s new Parisian boutique entirely dedicated to chocolate. I discovered the place entirely by chance while strolling down the rue de Castiglione. My eyes were drawn to the dramatic macaron cakes in the window and, intrigued, I opened the door. I enquired through a salesperson about the history of the…