Though we travel the world to find the beautiful

we must carry it with us or we find it not

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Thursday, March 14, 2013

Stohrer's ... Fit for a King ......



The oldest patisserie in Paris opened by Louis XV's pastry chef
~ en Paris depuis 1730 ~
now that's what I call old!

I can't imagine a trip to this beautiful city without a visit to Stohrer's on Rue Montorgueil
decked out with exquisite murals by Paul Baudry
who was also partly responsible for the interior decor
of L'Opera Garnier.





Once you're through looking at the decor
cast your eyes over the myriad of viennoiseries
gateaux - terrines - petites salade - jambons - fromages
Your mind will boggle and so will your bank balance if you get too carried away!



21 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Oh, I would love to go there!! Wonderful capture, Dianne! I can see why you would love it!!

martinealison said...

Un très joli billet rempli de saveurs bien appréciées.
Gros bisous

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Dear Dianne
Another wonderful address to add to my list for next time!!!
I can see this mural of Paul Baudry fitting into L'Opera Garnier too.
My daughter will be visiting an old patisserie where she lives to buy their traditional french Easter goodies - as they do! She will probably bake Hot Cross buns too, to keep her kiwi tradition alive!
A lovely post dear friend!
Shane ♥
ps when is your next trip?

Dianne said...

Shane:- hopefully next year ... I made my last trip a few months ago and so it's a matter of saving a few more pennies for the next time!! My list of things to do is growing by the minute.

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

It is almost time we visited Paris again. Our 3 day flying visit was just not long enough to find all these lovely places. Take care Diane

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

I will be back in a few weeks and I always manage to enjoy a few treats on this street. Stohrer is beautiful inside and out. I love the tile work on the floor.

Bises,
Genie

Louise said...

How glorious that looks! I can't believe in my two visits to Paris so far I haven't found Stohrer yet. I must do it this year.

She Who Carries Camera said...

My goodness... what is that delicacy in the last image?

Bi Ti said...

Thanks for the tip, next time I go to Paris, I will definitely check it out. I love your photos, oh so delectable :)

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Gary said...

Looks delicious! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Bella Mills said...

Gorgeous blog. I understand what you describe about your heartstrings being firmly tied to France, it truly is beautiful and no matter how long I've spent there, it doesn't seem to be enough. Thank you for awakening my urge to plan my next holiday there... Sooner, rather than later :)
Bella @ Sea and Salt

xx

Randi said...

This is so beautiful and looks so delicious! Can´t miss this place next time I visit Paris!

Bella Mills said...

P.S. I'm following you now because I would hate to miss a post! I will happily scroll through your blog when I need a mental holiday away from my busy life. Thank you for sharing your holidays in France
Bella xx

Karen said...

Looks wonderful, it would be nice to take a trip there.

Robert Geiss said...

Pieces of art.

robert geiß

Regina said...

Fabulous world!

Have a great week.

Fun60 said...

My mouth is watering as I look at your photos.

ladyfi said...

How very delicious!

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islandwonder said...

I love Paris. Getting back there at some point. Lovely shots.

Doronette NF said...

Yes, french food !
I remember this delicious taste !

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