What are the new gourmet addictions of New Yorkers? And oh surprise, they are French ;)
1. First on the list is the petite croissant cereals made by new French artisan Gautier Coiffard at L'Appartement 4F in Brooklyn Heights. These bite-sized treats are the perfect way to start your day, with their flaky layers and sweet, buttery flavor. They have quickly became a must-try for breakfast enthusiasts and are sure to leave you wanting more.
2. Next up are the flower cakes made by Lucie Franc de Ferriere in East Village at From Lucie NYC. Those delicate, intricately designed cakes are almost too beautiful to eat. Each delicately are composed from a palette of fresh flowers and carefully flavored icing sitting atop inspired choices from olive oil to earl grey cakes. Once you take a bite, you'll be transported to a world of sweet that is unlike anything you've ever tasted. They are the perfect addition to any special occasion and are sure to impress even the most discerning foodie.
3. Last but not least are the artisanal patés from Aurelien Dufour, which are available for purchase on frenchwink.com. Made with the finest ingredients and expertly crafted, these patés are a true taste of France. They come in a variety of flavors, including iconic country pâté, classic pork rillettes and chicken liver, and are sure to impress even the most discerning palate - especially with the new truffle mousse.
While some of these artisans may have gained fame through local blogs and New York Times highlights, they are still hard to come by due to their popularity. The first two are not available for shipping yet and are often out of stock before the end of the day. However, luckily for you, Aurelien's artisanal patés are available for shipping and for pick up at the Chelsea boutique hosted by French restaurant OCabanon on 245w 29th street.
So, what are you waiting for? Indulge in these three French delicacies and experience the best that the French artisans of New York City have to offer.