HK Epicurus
我是HK Epicurus。 我最喜愛到日本,西班牙,英格蘭旅遊 。
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France Paris Desserts Trip
國家/地點: 法國
旅程日期: 2012-06-13 至 2013-01-22
英國吃 Gastropub
國家/地點: 英格蘭
旅程日期: 2012-07-11 至 2012-07-13
France Paris Desserts Trip (法國)
(旅程日期: 2012-06-13 至 2013-01-22 ,  旅程性質: 商務公幹, 消閒度假)
 整個旅程  (共17篇遊記)
發表日期: 2013-01-21
  Fauchon is kind of like an upscale épicerie fine-traiteur,  café,  boulangerie and pastry shop all thrown into one equation.   It is colorful,  modern and there is certainly a lot of flair in the design of the products.   It sort of reminds me of being a mix between both Hediard and Maxims, but also offering a vast range of ready made food resembling that of the more down to earth but equally regarded Lenotreof the highly regarded pastry school fame.  In comparison, the latter doesn’t really offer as much coffret cadeau gift products as here.  The selections here are pretty for the eye  and no wonder the tourists love it as well.

The Traiteur Deli offerings -
Apparently,  the savoury options are very good and I don’t have doubts about them,  as they looked even more interesting than the link: Lenotre offerings. 

Le Deauville éclair -
Éclair with strawberry cream with red and white stripes.  
The choux pastry seemed a bit tired plus it didn’t have much taste,  unlike the one at Le Patisserie des Reves,  and was definitely not up to the high standards set by Jacques Genin.  ~  7/10

Malaga Wild Strawberries Tart - 
The fact that this was compiled ‘fresh’ on the spot in front of customers and it carried the exotic wild Spanish strawberries,  I simply couldn’t resist ordering this other strawberries dessert.   Whilst the berries were no doubt great,  the tart case itself had a very hard-to-break shell.  Kind of surprised at this bit. Overall it was barely a pass.  ~  6/10

Macaron Gerbets of Citron Menthe, Praline -
I already ate some Fauchon macarons from Hong Kong airport side.  Their shells are the chewier type and slightly bordering on cloying,  but their fillings are fairly decent.  The Mint Lemon intrigued me as they are a well tested combo. Unfortunately the sweetness killed the fruitiness.  The Praline version also interested me,  as I secretly hoped that it’s of the more crunchier caramelised nuts filling,  but in fact it is the smoother praline cream type only which was more ho hum..  Oh well.   ~  7/10 
評分: 味道3   服務4   環境5   衛生5   抵食3
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