A little bit of dyslexia can be a fun companion when you're traveling. You look at a map and instead of seeing 93, you see just 3 and go merrily on your way wandering down streets you hadn't meant to. That's how I discovered this classic chocolatier, La Mere de Famille, founded in 1761 on 35, rue du Faubourg Montmartre. The surprise was seeing the windows full of elaborate Halloween candies.
More pumpkins on 15, rue Montorgueil, in Charles Chocolatier. Sara Turnbull writes extensively in Almost French of this quartier. I thought I saw her little white Westie in the street. Like an idiot, I called out, "Maddie"? The Frenchman holding the dog's lead said, "Maddie? That's a girl's name. This is Tarzan. He's a boy". Vive la difference in France!
Then it dawned on me =