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Francois Payard

On the Hot Chocolate Trail

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 02.18.2017 | Taste
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

Hot chocolate flows endlessly in NYC's winter. Trek into the bracing weather to imbibe creamy warmth from one hot chocolate festival to another.

Francois Payard Shares His Cookie Secrets

Ali Rosen | Posted 01.17.2017 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Francois Payard is a legendary baker, so of course any advice of his is worth listening to. But when it comes to cookies it is even more important to pay attention. Cookies can seem so simple and yet, with so few ingredients, it is important to make sure everything is done perfectly.

The Food Gods Hit Rockefeller Center for Citymeals-on-Wheels

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 08.31.2016 | Taste
Gary Villablanca Duff

Charlie Palmer's foie gras mousseline with bing cherries was also a favorite. Light and fluffy, it was beautifully smooth. And who could resist Francois Payard's tasting table full of macaroons? Each was accompanied by a wink and French charm.

The Faithful Shopper: All for Love

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.01.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Ah, Valentine's Day, when we show those we love the extent of our affections the old-fashioned way -- with gifts! Fortunately, we have multiple option...

Asian Girl in the City: Mexican, Chinese, French, Brooklyn

Michelle Won | Posted 01.26.2014 | New York
Michelle Won

This week, I want to tell you about some fabulous food happenings in New York City. It was cold so I was lazy this week and didn't really go to any theater or concerts. But I ate out around the city, because nothing warms you up like a hot meal and a bottle of red.

HuffPost Tastemakers: Macaron Day NYC

Posted 03.20.2013 | Taste

Francois Payard is excited about it.

HuffPost Tastemakers: Easter Eggs Get Wild

Posted 03.18.2013 | Taste

In animal print.

HuffPost Tastemakers: 200 Ibs Of Valrhona Chocolate

Posted 03.13.2013 | Taste

Only Francois Payard could make this happen.

HuffPost Tastemakers: Francois Payard Working Gracie Mansion Benefit

Posted 02.27.2013 | Taste

With his sleeves rolled up.

HuffPost Tastemakers: Payard's Lamb Sandwich

Posted 02.12.2013 | Taste

Topped with cucumber tzatziki sauce and tomatoes.

HuffPost Tastemakers: Payard's Loaded With Truffles

Posted 02.01.2013 | Taste

And we don't mean the chocolates.

HuffPost Tastemakers: Francois Payard's Macaron Making Tip

Posted 01.24.2013 | Taste

His chocolate macaron look amazing.

HuffPost Tastemakers: Francois Payard Makes Us Want Cake

Posted 01.22.2013 | Taste

It looks so good we'd walk through a blizzard for a slice.

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things... to EAT

Karine Bakhoum | Posted 02.17.2013 | Taste
Karine Bakhoum

This season is a time for reflection and I like to reflect on my favorite foods and see the images dancing in my head like sugar plum fairies. So, here are a few of my favorite things... to eat!

Introducing: HuffPost Tastemakers

Posted 12.12.2012 | Taste

Come check out tips from some of our favorite minds in food.

François Payard Returns to NYC's Upper East Side

Regina Varolli | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
Regina Varolli

At long last, New York's Upper East Side welcomes back Pâtisserie François Payard. "This place is all about bringing a new 'Payard' and that was the challenge."

Macaron Day Returns to NYC on March 20th

Regina Varolli | Posted 05.14.2012 | New York
Regina Varolli

Love French macarons? Then you won't want to miss out on a day of free macarons in NYC! On March 20th, Macaron Day presents a veritable treasure hunt of these colorful little confections.

Talking With Top Chef Just Desserts' Judge Johnny Iuzzini

Regina Varolli | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

Johnny Iuzzini should have a lot of pride in his work. He's a driven, accomplished pastry chef who from an early age was smitten with sweets.

Tonight in New York City -- A Celebration, A Feast, And a Reason to Tweet

Andrew Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrew Daley

Gay Men's Health Crisis is celebrating thirty years of serving those in NYC who are living with HIV/AIDS; providing critical services and support to tens of thousands of New Yorkers over the decades.

The 13th Annual NYC Chocolate Fashion Show

Regina Varolli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

The 13th Annual New York City Chocolate Show kicked off with a Chocolate Fashion Show. The models sporting chocolate couture still wowed the audience.