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Saint-Germain’s Bakery

October 20, 2013

Get Ready to ‘Trick or Treat’ With a Host of Tasty Sweets

The act of eating is much more than just stuffing food into our faces. Sometimes, we eat with our eyes first. Other times, it’s the scent of food that attracts us. When I walk into a bakery, it’s always the aroma of freshly baked bread that never fails to capture my attention and incite hunger…

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September 22, 2013

Break Bread at Saint-Germain’s

One of my favorite childhood memories is going with my dad to Saint-Germain’s Bakery (when it was located at Shirokiya in Ala Moana Center) at least a couple of times a week for its fresh bread and pastries. Thirty years later, and I’m still a regular at Saint-Germain’s, except now it’s extra sentimental for me…

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August 25, 2013

Saint-Germain’s Bakery

Living in a melting pot of cultures, we already understand how mixing two different things together often results in something better. Enter the croissant doughnut, a hybrid (or “hybread,” if you will), which is the latest craze in the world of pastry. In this case, the “hole” is greater than the sum of its parts….

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August 18, 2013

How Sweet It Is at Saint-Germain’s

The pastry bar is lined with a visual feast of fruit, cream and chocolate-covered confections. A nearby wall boasts an assortment of European breads — slender baguettes and hearty round loafs, all with golden brown crusts, smooth, cracked or striated. Shelves display dozens of varieties of doughnuts and rolls both savory and sweet. As strollers…

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