An acclaimed pastry chef, bestselling cookbook author, and creator of a massively popular blog, chronicles his life in Paris--from the delicious to the ridiculous.
David Lebovitz moved to Paris in 2002 to start a new life. After cramming all his worldly belongings into three suitcases, he arrived, hopes high, at his new apartment near the Bastille. But as this career pastry chef and cookbook author would soon learn, it's a different world "en France,"
From the illogical) rules of social conduct to the mysteries of men's footwear, from shopkeepers who work so hard not to sell you anything to the nightmare of unchecked bureaucracy and the arcane etiquette of the cheese plate, here is Lebovitz's story of how he came to fall in love with--and even understand--this glorious, maddening city.
With more than fifty original recipes, "The Sweet Life in Paris "is a deliciously funny, offbeat, and irreverent look at the city of lights, chocolate, and cheese.