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La Fournette

1547 N. Wells St. (Division St.) Send to Phone
312-624-9430
Master baker Pierre Zimmermann conceptualized this traditional French bakery and pâtisserie.
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La Fournette Restaurant Review

: These days, it may be hard to find a traditional, fresh-baked croissant and classic French macaroon outside Paris. Except at La Fournette, opened by master baker Pierre Zimmermann. Choose from plain, almond or chocolate-filled goodies, fudgy financier and little macaroons paired with strong Intelligentsia coffee and espresso drinks. Or, make a lunch of croque monsieur draped in traditional creamy béchamel sauce, quiches, salads and savory and sweet crêpes made fresh. A local carpenter constructed the entire set of rustic wooden chairs and tables, wood-framed serving boards and serving counter. Wrought iron shelving with baguettes and take-home treats like homemade jams and caramel add a certain French flair.

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