Paris: Indulging My Sweet Tooth in the City’s Patisseries

While there are plenty of savory dishes to enjoy while in Paris – steak frites, anyone? – for me, Paris will always be about the sweets. From macarons to mille-feuille, sugary confections are everywhere in the City of Lights. And, since Paris is an eminently walkable city, you always have this excuse in your back … More Paris: Indulging My Sweet Tooth in the City’s Patisseries

Bouchon Bakery

If you’ve been reading my blog for any amount of time, you probably know I have a fondness for French macarons (see exhibit A, exhibit B, and exhibit C). So naturally, when I discovered there was a bakery a few blocks from my office selling macarons, I was there. A few Fridays ago, after leaving … More Bouchon Bakery

Tea for Two at Teahaus

I am a big fan of Teahaus, having logged serious hours there during my 1L year while studying for finals. It’s tucked up on 4th Street in Kerrytown, meaning that it’s far enough from campus to be blissfully undegrad-free and thus perfect for studying. Also, it serves delicious scones and macarons. That helps the studying, … More Tea for Two at Teahaus

Laduree NYC

It’s no secret that I love macarons, nor that I particularly love French macarons from Laduree. While I can’t visit Paris on the regular, I can and do visit New York with relative frequency. On my last trip, I made it a priority to stop into Laduree. It was a macaron pilgrimage that will be … More Laduree NYC


It’s almost exam time, and for me that means searching for quiet places on campus to study. I’ve started wandering farther away from campus in an effort to evade the mobs of undergrads, and this led me to stumble upon TeaHaus. And, I have to say, this is my new favorite study spot. From the … More TeaHaus