15 Mar. 2019
Shop, coffee or corner, discover the new places of our pastry chefs.
For his gourmand casket, inaugurated in November on the historical site of the boutique, Vianney Bellanger focussed on the pleasures of teatime snacks. A must for enthusiasts of fresh and melting madeleines, of savoury cakes and of gourmet bars produced every morning with local produce in direct distribution, served in eco-responsible packaging.
Place Saint-Nicolas, Le Mans
It is in the old geisha quarter of Kyoto that Maison Jouvaud has opened a charming boutique and tearoom last spring. In Indus style, mixing gourmandises and decorative object, Maison Jouvaud presents its Rocailles, a meringue that is typical of the south of France, its travel cakes and some delicate desserts served by the plate. So many delicacies to be found at their new address in Kyoto, at the heart of the Isetan shopping temple.
71-5 Motoyoshi-cyo, Shinbashi-Agaru Yamatooji, Higashimama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
To celebrate the 40 years of his boutique, Michel Belin inaugurated the Manufacture last summer, a boutique and a lab of nearly 700m2. The menu? Delicate pastries and a boutique-workshop dedicated to chocolate, Viennese pastry, bread and a whole range of savoury and ultra-fresh snacks. To be tasted on the spot, eyes closed or watching the artisans work through the windows overlooking the workshop.
233, avenue Gambetta, Albi
Yann Blanchard’s new address, Berlingo, ravishes all amateurs of frozen delicacies and of chocolate since last summer, until midnight bells ring. Needless to say that the pastry chef uses organic milk, local ingredients, and has also created vegan ice-creams, without gluten. To be tasted within a coloured little house or on the terrace, between sunbathing and a starred sky.
327, 23rd Ave SW Calgary, T2S 0J3, Alberta, Canada
Inspired by the beautiful lake of Annecy, which faces, Patrick Agnellet revisited his shop with poetry, drawing himself the new contours. The result of this? A gourmet setting bathed in light, natural materials and clear tones, including local wood, and fluid lines reminiscent of water ripples. On the gourmet side, there are of course all the specialties of the house, starting with its chocolates, pastries, macaroons and other delicacies…
17, rue Centrale, Annecy
Just opened in autumn, Café Pierre Hermé, which faces the emblematic pastry shop of rue Bonaparte, is an opportunity to savour coffee within the rules of the art. Exceptional baristi, a selection of outstanding coffees by Hippolyte Courty, founder of l’Arbre à Café, this new place with its dashing and tangy colours, declines the intensity of the beverage and of fine sweet pleasures in the most delicate way.
61 bis rue Bonaparte, Paris 6e
Last December, Jean-Paul Hévin opened a 13th boutique in Japan. Where? In Kyoto and within the gourmet space and Isetan shopping high place of Isetan. For the hurried gourmets in transit or for the seasoned sweet teeth, this new casket presents home-made pastries and chocolates as well as some exclusive delicacies produced with the local ingredients.
JR Kyoto Isetan, B1 Higashi-Shiokoji-cho, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
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Having revised traditional German pastry with success, Volker Gmeiner inaugurated a new boutique in Konstanz, Germany, in October. A perfect address to appreciate his tasty creations, in which fruits are at the forefront, such as cherries in his irresistible Forêt Noire, pears or apricots in tarts worth spoiling yourself for, or apples, which become divine in his apfelstrudel.
Kanzleistrasse 3, Constance, Allemagne
Inseparable from Lyon’s gastronomy, Jean-Paul Pignol has just opened a gourmet space in the Halles of the Grand Hôtel Dieu, which has recently been refurbished. The result? Apart from his sweet and savoury creations, the caterer, and MOF, conducted the project and has brought in eight unavoidable and complementary trades: fish, meat, cheese, wine, fruits, Viennese pastry… An exquisite and tasty voyage.
1, place de l’Hôpital, Lyon 2e