Pain au Chocolat, the Return

French Word of the Day: Prêt à Manger – ready to eat

The above is pronounced pray-a-mon-zhay, not “pret”.  I will, however, forgive those of you who pronounce it incorrectly.  (As pretty much everyone who talks about it says “pret”, I don’t really have a choice.)

I finally got a pain au chocolat!  This greeted me yesterday at work:

I was asked to grade Prêt à Manger’s pain au chocolat, and I give them a B.  It’s some of the best I’ve found in America.  Nice job, guys.

I’m sure a French person would say “C,” so I’m being generous here.


About The Meghan

I'm a lupus survivor who spent a year and a half in France. Now, I'm trying to incorporate the best parts of French culture into an American lifestyle.
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3 Responses to Pain au Chocolat, the Return

  1. ayoungfoodie says:

    This looks amazing! Thanks for sharing. Thumbs up from a fellow foodie! ~

  2. Connor Chadwick says:


  3. Connor Chadwick says:

    Your next entry, when you get to it, should be like, “Im back!” Or something along those lines.

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