19 August 2013

Our Paris tips

Spring made its huge comeback. Parisians stretch their legs, the dandies dust off their Ray Bans, and this entire beautiful small world meets in the terrace of a trendy place to enjoy the very welcomed sunrays and the nice temperatures. Between shopping sprees, we meet out girlfriends in Ladurée, Angelina or in Toraya, three of the best gourmand addresses of the capital. You don’t know them yet? Discover them thanks to the Élysées Mermoz Hotel!

The best macarons
Created in 1862, the tearoom Ladurée Royale is without a doubt one of the most beautiful in Paris. With its woodworks and antique myriad of angels frescos, this chic décor it’s a true symbol of the french lifestyle. Here we can taste drinks and other pastries, but particularly the famous macaroons that come in a variety of flavors, being the rose or the orange blossom macaroons the perfect examples.

Ladurée Royale
16, rue Royale
75008 Paris
T.: +33 (0)1 42 60 21 79
Open Monday through Thursday from 8a.m. to 7.30p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 8a.m. to 8p.m., and sundays and holidays from 10a.m. to 7p.m.

The best hot chocolate
In front of the Tuileries gardens, under the arcades of the rue de Rivoli, hides Angelina, one of the most chic places of the capital. In an Art Nouveau setting, you can taste the best hot chocolate in Paris. You cannot miss the signature pastries: the Mont Blanc and the homemade Lemon Cake.

226, rue de Rivoli
75001 Paris
T.: +33 (0)1 42 60 82 00
Open Monday through Friday from 8a.m. to 7p.m., and weekends from 9a.m. to 7p.m.

The best Japanese bakery
The oldest bakery from Japan installed in Paris since the 80´s, Toraya counts with a multitude of fans thanks to their delicate sesame cake, green tea or red bean pastry. Truly delightful!

10, rue St-Florentin
75001 Paris
T.: +33 (0)1 42 60 13 00
Open everyday (except Sundays and holidays) from 10.30a.m. to 7p.m.

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