Café gourmand – Live like a Parisian, order like a Parisian.

A café gourmand is the heavenly alliance of coffee and sweets. A cup of espresso surrounded by sweet nothings – bite-sized versions of several desserts. Its origins were modest – it started out with a chocolate or two, a macaroon and maybe a small cookie.

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Get ready for Free Macaron Day on March 20

Participating pastry shops will be celebrating one of their finest (and most sought after) inhabitants on March 20th: the famous Macaron! Though it’s not yet a public holiday, we’re sure someone will lobby for the change, because they’re giving these treats away for free. Of course, the Pierre Hermé shops, who dreamt up this day … Continue reading