This Foot-Long French Pastry Is the Best Thing I Ate in Paris


It’s no secret that Du Pain et des Idées , a little corner bakery in Paris’ Canal Saint Martin neighborhood, serves some of the best bread in town. David Lebovitz has been espousing the superiority of its boules since 2008. Anthony Bourdain paid it a visit in an episode of The Layover , back in 2012. And its escargot au chocolat et pistache ?a hypnotic swirl of laminated dough and bright green pistachio, flecked with chocolate?has become so internet-ubiquitous in recent years, it’s inspired zillions of close-ups of the pastry seemingly levitating in front of the boulangerie : Read More >>
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