Tag Archives: Francois Payard

Francois Payard’s Newest Flagship FP Patisserie in Upper East Side

Exterior & Macaron towers by the window To those of you who are native New Yorkers like myself or lived here for almost a decade, you would be aware of Payard Patisserie & Bistro, an Upper East Side institution that closed on June 2009 because his landlord raised the rent by a ridiculous rate. We were shocked about the loss and disheartened that Chef Payard would return back to the neighborhood over the years as the many rumors were false that he’s opening there. But within a couple of weeks ago, he did do a opening preview of this flagship..

Francois Payard's Newest Flagship FP Patisserie in Upper East Side

Exterior & Macaron towers by the window To those of you who are native New Yorkers like myself or lived here for almost a decade, you would be aware of Payard Patisserie & Bistro, an Upper East Side institution that closed on June 2009 because his landlord raised the rent by a ridiculous rate. We were shocked about the loss and disheartened that Chef Payard would return back to the neighborhood over the years as the many rumors were false that he’s opening there. But within a couple of weeks ago, he did do a opening preview of this flagship..

François Chocolate Bar – Still In Preview Phase, Pretty Much

I read about a week ago from Grub Street about Payard re-opening and ogled at their dessert menu. I am a sucker for desserts and Payard’s is no exception. I was shocked when they did have to close their Lexington Avenue restaurant/café the past June or so and it’s about time for us Payard fans to rejoice and have his desserts and chocolates. On the day of opening (yesterday, November 4th), I went there with Helen after work. I was curious and dying to have a good cup of hot chocolate since it was cold and I craved for a..

Happy (Belated) New Year!

Cheers! Happy belated new year everyone! I hope all of you had a great time partying all night long or had a quiet time at home with friends and family. If you’re wondering what the heck I did, I went with the latter option. I’m not exactly the nightlife-lovin’ gal. I just shared a bottle of Prosecco with my family at midnight and made this cake several hours before. [Points down] (more…)