How To Host A French “Apéro” –  Part 2: The Food

How To Host A French “Apéro” – Part 2: The Food

An “Apéro” is basically a chill cocktail party. It is either the “before” to a classic meal, or it can be the full meal (an “apéro dinatoire”). With the party season coming up, we thought a French-themed party could be a great way for you to entertain guests. In this series, we will share the staples you will need to host a wonderful French Apéro.   Last month, we discussed drinks (if you missed the article, you can read it here). Today, we will cover the foods. Grab a snack before reading this…Read more
Story Time: The Origins Of The Croissant

Story Time: The Origins Of The Croissant

Croissants are one of Atelier Monnier’s specialties. As a French Bakery, we take pride in offering delicious Croissants to our customers in Miami. But do you know the story behind the crisp on the outside melts in your mouth treat of buttery perfection? Well if you don’t you are about to be surprised. As a wild guess, you may naturally think it comes straight from La France (duh!). Sorry to disappoint but the first croissant was not born in Paris (or France for that matter).   Say what !?   The ancient pastry…Read more
How To Host A French “Apéro” –  Part 1: The Drinks

How To Host A French “Apéro” – Part 1: The Drinks

An “Apéro” is basically a chill cocktail party. It is either the “before” to a classic meal, or it can be the full meal (an “apéro dinatoire”). With the party season coming up, we thought a French themed party could be a great way for you to entertain guests. In this series, we will share the staples you will need to host a wonderful French Apéro. In this first part, we will cover the drinks. 1. Pastis Pastis is a very popular drink in France, especially during the summer. It has a strong…Read more
News From Your Favorite French Bakery in Miami (aka Atelier Monnier)

News From Your Favorite French Bakery in Miami (aka Atelier Monnier)

If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook, you probably already know. As the title of this article reads, we have news, and as the picture suggests, it's good news.  Your favorite French bakery in Miami (aka Atelier Monnier of course) is opening new locations. Yes, you read that correctly, locations with an S. Now that's news worth popping Champagne for! Atelier Monnier currently has a Boutique in Dadeland ( 9563 S Dixie Hwy, Pinecrest, FL 33156 ), and a Café in Brickell ( 848 Brickell Ave Ste #120, Miami, FL 33131 ), as well…Read more
Amazing Wine & Cheese Pairings #2

Amazing Wine & Cheese Pairings #2

Oui oui, you read it correctly, we are back with a second edition of “Amazing Wine and Cheese Pairings”. If you have not read the first article, you can check it out here.  Once again, our Sommelier, Joe, has picked four of his favorite wine and cheese pairings. Just so you know, all of the wines in the articles are available at Atelier Monnier. Here is a link to our Fine Wines page and you can always pass by to shop for wines or attend one of our Food & Wine Pairing events…Read more