Monday, October 04, 2010

Dalloyau

Dalloyau Have you ever been to Dalloyau?
This picture is from Dalloyau's party catalog.
DalloyauA quite traditional Parisien insititution?
(Pronounced Dall-why-o or however you like it...)
DalloyauThe Dalloyau family has been making gateaux, ice creams and bread for over 200 years for French royalty. I went to Luxembourg branch at 2, place Edmond-Rostand 75006
There are 7 Dalloyau boutiques around Paris
DalloyauI got The Works.
Dalloyau*Have you noticed how the French like to drink their OJ through a straw.
Exquisite jams too. You go upstairs for petit dejeuner at Dalloyau.Dalloyau There's something about a messy table.
Do look at Dalloyau's splendid dessert catalog.
Some Dalloyau factoids: They have 97 cooks, 100 pastry cooks, chocolate makers and confectioners, 4 ice-cream makers and 4 bakers. In a year they make 55 tons of macarons, break 1,300,000 eggs, bake 1,500,000 Viennoiseries, and create 50 tons of chocolate candies !
You often ask me about Paris restaurants. Since I mostly exist on breakfast, pastry and salads in Paris.
I thought you might like to check out the restaurant recommendations of David Lebovitz, who not only lives in Paris full time. He actually eats dinner.
I have eaten lunch at one of David's favs, Christian Constant's Les Cocottes, 135, rue Saint-Dominique, 75007
It was formidable.BONJOUR LUNDI PB readers!

22 comments:

  1. Oh Carol,
    I shall dream of these gorgeous pictures and food!
    The food AND the dishes too,
    the light, the colors,
    I am totally smitten!
    I think I may have to go to Paris.
    Soon.
    Summer 2011.

    Merci for the pleasure of traveling and eating virtually while tied to the desk and a wonderful week to you,
    Merisi

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  2. Franchement, I don't think you should wait.
    Fly out today!!
    xxx

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  3. Fly out today, to never return!
    Who cares about two more semester before freedom?

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  4. I wish I've been there! What delicious treats. Particularly like the first snap

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  5. Oh PB~ I wish I had known about Dalloyau 2 weeks ago!!
    It goes on my list for next time...bien sur!
    Suzanne

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  6. Ooops
    I didn't take the 1st picture of stacks of macarons.
    It's from Dalloyau's party catalog

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  7. More travel motivation from you is very welcome on this rainy New York Monday.

    I love what you say about existing mostly on breakfast and salades in Paris!

    Best wishes, Carol.

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  8. I am SO glad you mentioned a messy table. Last year our first breakfast (with crusty bread and croissants) I had crumbs (and spilled hot chocolate) all over the table - looked like a disaster zone! Those little pots dribble - had to be them since it couldn't be me! We get one the plane Wednesday morning - can't wait to be in Paris again!!!!

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  9. Please correct my spelling previously!!!!!

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  10. I had two macarons today after breakfast. And I thought of you!

    Love this post - it's so yummy. As is your artwork, Carolg!

    Bonjour!

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  11. I'm wondering how that shot came about: l'addition avec les pristines jams? Do they bring the bill as soon as you order - before you even have a chance to dip into the jams?

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  12. I'm wondering how that shot came about: l'addition avec les pristines jams? Do they bring the bill as soon as you order - before you even have a chance to dip into the jams?

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  13. Such a great great Post!
    Love these photos, so cute.
    And the food looks so gorgeous.;)
    Lovely regards,

    xx, Jana from petit fournil de paris.

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  14. Looks delicious, Carol!
    I love the cover of their dessert catalog - very vibrant colors :)
    That dinner looks great, too.

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  15. I'm interested to know, especially your preference(s), as I have yet to try, how or where would you rate Dalloyau Macarons?

    Do they compare to Ladurée & Pierre Hermé? Or are they "meilleure"...?

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  16. Ok!! I need ...all..know!! xx

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  17. BENNIE-
    I refuse to committ!
    Macarons are all different like dating...
    A bit of this and that and variations there of.
    Best to go up to Galeries Lafayette Gourmand and get 1-2 of a variety of brands.
    And then over to Printemps food floor for more and do a taste comparison.
    There are some corner neighborhood patisseries that have excellent macarons as well..

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  18. Jeanette,
    in cafes they often bring the bill along with your coffee or tea..
    In restaurants you HAVE TO ASK for the bill/l'addition. It's not automatice.
    Going to jail IS automatic if you refuse to pay your bill in France.
    Doing the dishes is not an option.

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  19. oh - thank you for this! - will be popping it in my file for sure. x

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  20. Anonymous6:35 PM

    I first heard of Dalloyau through Chocolatier magazine. I had my first 'chocolat chaud' there. I had gone to my mentor Erte's apartment and lunch at the Dalloyau in the Boulogne area. The most delicious lamb I will never forget and OH the 'chocolat chaud'. My first sip told me that God wears a beret.
    Stephan

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  21. I love the restaurants of Christian Constant, especially his little café. When I'm in Paris each time, I usually eat there at least twice a week. It's great fun and even better food.
    Meg

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  22. What a yummy looking dishes pics..I wish I have been there with you and you take pics and I eat those things ha ha..Hey tell the truth what you eat there and found more tasty?

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