Pomme Palais, a new French pastry cafe inside the New York Palace, by D.C. chef Michel Richard, is now open. At the beginning, I was skeptical and thought another dull tasting pastries were coming to New York, but the pastries I tried were pretty good actually, although not sophisticated.
St. Honoré's puff pastry dough was flaky, soft, and delicious, as was the cream. Strawberry eclair was not as impressive, but at least better than many eclairs found elsewhere in the city.
I am also looking forward to the opening of Villard and the Gallery!
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