The only reason I know January 30 is National Croissant Day in the United States is because my Starbucks mobile app told me! I couldn't find the origins of this "national day" to celebrate the flaky, buttery French pastry, but as a fan of all things French, I'm glad someone made it up. After all, … Continue reading January 30 is National Croissant Day in the United States
I’m tickled that “chocolatine” is catching on outside of Toulouse, France, where I learned that's what they call a chocolate croissant (also known as pain au chocolat)!
Autumn is my favorite season, but I'm still hanging on to those dog days of summer - like the time my family and I went to Lavender Days in Fairfield.
The pain au chocolat was fresh baked, buttery, and flaky. The Americano was delicious, as well. I'd like to come back to try the other pastries from this Lafayette bakery.
Atelier Prélude is a French start-up based in San Francisco dedicated to using natural fabrics and promoting sustainable fashion. In addition to their online store, they now have a brick and mortar shop.
Updated to include photos from the July 14 event. I had a great time being the volunteer social media coordinator for Bastille Day SF