Is it because they scowl when they cook?
But that’s the thing about a great croissant: when you’re in the presence of a warm one (as it shatters on your lips, coats your tongue with butter-flecked dough and melts in your mouth), self-control, moderation, loyalty and perspective are hard things to maintain. We like to think of croissants as being a lot like the French themselves: sticky and crisp at first, but warm, gooey and approachable if you accept them on their own terms.
Germans, on the other hand, are best compared to a sturdy, resistant loaf of pumpernickel, and Americans to a doughy, inelegant, ill-formed doughnut.
Culinary stereotyping aside, the point is, lovers of all things French, pastry and otherwise, should be happier than a tornado in a trailer park these days.
Because great French food is now in the ‘burbs in a big way.
Vive la France! And Happy Bastille Day!
7865 West Sahara Ave. 104-105
Las Vegas, NV 89117
DELICES GOURMANDS FRENCH BAKERY
3620 West Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
ROSALLIE LE FRENCH CAFÉ
6090 South Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118