Movies & Macarons

Movies & Macarons

You all are probably still in a food coma, and the last thing you want to think about is eating again. Well, we all know statements like “I’m never eating again” are BS. We, however, know for a fact that you will be potato couching all weekend, probably indulging in an unhealthy dose of Netflix (not judging). Soooo, we thought it would be the perfect time to introduce our new series: Movies & Macarons. Movies usually go hand in hand with popcorn, but we like to be extra over here. The concept is…Read more
Perfect Pair – Episode 1: Tacos Night

Perfect Pair – Episode 1: Tacos Night

Hello wine lovers! We know you love learning about food and wine pairings so we decided to create the Perfect Pair Series. The concept is simple: every month, we will choose a featured cuisine and our Sommelier will share his wisdom about how to pair it. Wine pairing is often associated with a fancy dinner, but it doesn’t have to be. Miami is a very multi-cultural city and we want to make sure you pick the right wine to go with whatever cuisine you are eating that day. For the first episode, we…Read more
Fall Mood

Fall Mood

Well Well, fall is officially here and we couldn’t be happier. At Atelier Monnier fall means getting the fall specials out and testing new recipes for December and January. And let us tell you that a lot of yumminess is coming your way! Here are some of our favorite ways to get into the fall spirit.   Candles and wine Candles are a great mood-setter. But they are especially welcome in the fall, when you want to get into the cozy vibe. Just light a candle, put on your fall playlist and pour…Read more
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