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Dorie Greenspan Talks Lionel Poilâne on CBS Sunday Morning [video]

Photograph: mikeandanna
Yesterday, CBS Sunday Morning reflected on the life of Parisian baker Lionel Poilâne who passed away in 2002 and left his daughter Appolonia his eponymous Parisian boulangerie. Throughout the segment, Dorie Greenspan reminisces on Poilâne's single-handedness in the kitchen, what makes waiting for his cookies such a punishment, and the growth of the "manufactory" [...]

McDonald's to Open at the Louvre

Photo composite: Eat Me Daily
Sacrebleu! A McDonald's restaurant and McCafé are going to open in the Louvre museum next month (more specifically in the underground approach to the Louvre, known as the Carrousel du Louvre). The plans are for a "quality" McCafé and a McDonald's restaurant, likely the fancy kind that serve macarons. An art [...]

Tout de Sweet: The Sweet Life In Paris by David Lebovitz [book review]

I went into this review with more than a little bias in favor of David Lebovitz. A former Chez Panisse pastry chef turned cookbook author, he's responsible for my favorite dessert cookbook of all time, Room for Dessert. (The book is, tragically, out of print, and used copies run about $50 a pop online.) But [...]

Inside Pierre Hermé's Paris Home

Photograph from The Selby
According to their own words, The Selby "features photographs, paintings and videos by todd selby of interesting people and their creative spaces." They recently ran a photo set of the interior of the Paris home of acclaimed pastry chef and macaron maven Pierre Hermé.

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