Berthillon : La Vie En Rose (and Ice Cream)

By Tsz on January 12, 2012

Berthillon on the Seine

Gastrophoria is savoring an ice cream cone from Berthillon on the Seine. The time or weather isn't important—though it's best to go right after a light drizzle as that's when the air in Paris smells sweetest. All you need is a few euros for this experience (ok ok, provided you're in Paris already). When you're at ...

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Les Deux Magot : Croque Monsieur with a Side of History

By Tsz on December 18, 2011

Les Deux Magots

Happiness (or more accurately, the state of gastrophoria) is dining al fresco at Les Deux Magots. The name translates to "the two figurines," which is exactly what you'll find as you step inside their cozy dining room. Opened since 1813, Les Deux Magots is a beloved stomping ground for Paris' literary and intellectual elite, such as ...

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Case of the Tasties : Paris Dreams

By Tsz on August 19, 2011

Paris Dreams by Carol Gillott

Stumbled upon these mouthwatering watercolor pastries by Carol Gillott. Don't they just make you salivate? I'll be using them as a patisserie guide to Paris because if all goes well, I will be ordering a Religieuse at Ladurée and many more this fall! {Images by Carol Gillott}

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