A very nice PBer emailed me to find an Angelina cup and saucer for his mother, an Angie addict (and who isn't addicted to their hot chocolate)?
I responded that many companies in France, especially pastry shops won't do mail order, not even within France. Quelle dommage. But offered to paint him a cup and saucer (at least it won't break). He took me up on it.
I waltzed by to see if Angelina had any little brochures to pop into the shipping envelope.
And because I always find Angelina uplifting to go in and have a look around.
They have some of the prettiest pastries in town.
They never scold you for taking pictures.
Or just browsing. They are very patient with us Angie addicts in fact.
I love the miniature Campfire marshmallows on their tarte citron.
Diving in for a closer look...Yum
You could get a slew of petit fours and taste the whole collection without doing too much damage in the calorie department. The purse department is another matter.
These gorgeous babes do not come cheap.
But they are still an affordable luxury unlike so many in Paris...
I don't imagine Angelina are shipping out their wonderful hot chocolate in a bottle either...
I waltzed up rue de Rivoli to the Louvre and then waltzed out the Richelieu exit passing this pretty divine sculpture garden. For some reason it always reminds me of Angelina's pristine pastries.
What do you think? Yes or no?
Here's a little well-kept secret. If you want to avoid long lines at the Louvre, do not enter through the glass pyramid. Instead go in this big portal across from the Palais Royal Metro station. Granted you must have a ticket in hand, but on your right there's semi-secret entrance (OK no longer after this post) and you too can waltz into the Louvre comme ca!