Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Patisserie des Reves

I'm aware that I have been keeping you in a state of starvation PB readers. Four days and no French treats. Not fair I agree. Let's visit hot, hot, new Patisserie des Reves and make up for the deprivation.Allons y! Very dreamy/pleine des reves indeed.The desserts are kept under specially temperature-controlled globes or domes.
 Like a Cartier bijou non?
Ah...Le Saint-Honore - feuilletage inverse, creme patissiere, pate a chou et creme Chantilly d'un legerete vaporeuse.
Does one need words to describe this creation?
Meanwhile creator chef Philippe Conticini is next door chatting up a neighbor pooch. If there is a Paris dog around I will find it.
"Le Grand Cru" - 100% chocolat - mousse and fondant plus a little fleur de sel.
Everything is pink. The pink sign says, demain sans fault, meaning manana/come back tomorrow. You're too late/trop tard. Gone, gone, gone.
A dessert Bento box?
A celestial snow brick?
The vendeuses are dressed up like celestial vestal virgin handmaidens.
What to get? What to get? I was too busy stealing shots and enroute to the chocolate show, so I got nothing but these pictures to show you.
Others were scooping up the dreamy jewel-like desserts.
Patisserie des Reve's box is pink of course and easy to spot on the streets of Paris.
A little something for the road? Munch, munch.Please drop in and tell me what you ate.
Patisserie de Reves
93 rue du Bac, 75007

Open Tuesday - Saturday 10AM-8:30PM, Sunday 8AM-2PM
BONJOUR REVE!

20 comments:

jeanette, mistress of longears said...

AHA! So this is what you call "breakfast time"! So appropriate to post this at dream-time! Tomorrow morning, I will wonder if this was only un (une?) reve...but now I must proceed zombie-like to the kitchen to ransack the pantry . It is a universally accepted practice that calories eaten in the night under the influence of Paris Breakfasts DO NOT COUNT. Sweet dreams!

Susi said...

What a cool patisserie of dreams. I love the first pic of the
croissant/brioche shaped like a turban?!
LOL
Beam me up tarte citron!

Anne Corrons said...

I haven't gone yet, but I will go this weekend to taste these fabulous tartes!

Natasha in Oz said...

Oh my word...my mouth is watering...oh for a bite of that rich and buttery goodness!
Best wishes, Natasha.

BJ Lantz said...

Now I have to go eat something boring for breakfast out of my own kitchen... ::sigh:: oh, if only to be in Paris this morning....

BJ Lantz said...

Now I have to go eat something boring for breakfast out of my own kitchen... ::sigh:: oh, if only to be in Paris this morning....

Rebecca Ramsey said...

Oh my Lord that looks SO GOOD! And all I have is my oatmeal. Boo hoo.
I love your description of the vestal virgin handmaidens! Perfect!
Becky

Lylah Ledner said...

This is absolutely so wrong. I have gained 2# this morning just by dreaming and drooling over these treats.

Seriously...some fun and fattening photography.

love it...

Ayşe Şakarcan said...

I love yr. blog. It's in my favorite blogs list. Rue du Bac is one of my favorite streets in Paris. I'll check this patisserie at my next visit. Thank u:)

Marina Mott said...

Oh boy!! That's really great!! I think it's beautiful...and, of course, delicious!!!!

Good choice!!

Nikon said...

Beautiful shots, Carol. I love that opening one!
And those boxes are incredible.

Ingrid Mida said...

I love the glass globes and the pink box!! Do tell are the treats taste as good as they look?

le banc moussu said...

I was there yesterday but I already had "religieuse à la rose and strawberry guimauve from Ladurée in my bags so...I'll go back on saturday.
Christian

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Gypsy Purple said...

That looks fabulous....love the domes...

Nursapalooza said...

okay...now you're speaking my language! That all looks soo amazing. What the heck is that think with chocolately looking balls and white meringue? through the middle??? Whatever it is, please send to me, STAT! Beautiful shop, goodies, and I bet price!!$$$

Mario Nobre said...

C'est vraiment artistique, ultimate artisany.

Di Overton said...

I LOVE those displays so original

Emily in Exile said...

This looks intimidating but delicious. I will visit but only if I have my French husband there to do the talking.

Parisbreakfasts said...

omg
the opposite of intimidating not that the hand maidens are gone..more like a play pen with toys
and they speak eng too...ever so helpful with yr addictions :)