At Last–Mille Feuille, a New French Bakery Opens on the Upper West Side

You of course know that Mille Feuille is French for what we call the Napoleon–a many layered confection of puff pastry and creme patissiere with just a tad of powdered sugar or icing on the top–that many of us are addicted to. (www.facebook.com) Ever since the late lamented Dumas Patisserie on Madison Avenue closed (come…

The Monuments Men–Book Versus Movie–And the Winner is…..?

I picked up The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel in the airport book shop—I always like a nice thick engrossing book to help me forget the agonies of the tiny seats and the person in front of me whose head is in my lap. This book fit the bill and although it is not…