Le Parfait Paris, the French patisserie and boulangerie located in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, celebrated its grand opening on Friday, Dec. 5, with a live band, complimentary desserts, red wine and signature cocktails for all guests. Dressed in cocktail attire, attendees got to choose from a variety of fine specialty desserts, including chocolate mousse topped with chocolate ganache, cheesecake made with mascarpone and ricotta, and macaroons with vanilla and fresh fruit. Guests also enjoyed Le Parfait Paris’ signature champagne cocktail made with a hibiscus flower, as well as the spinach and gruyere, and pancetta and sun‐dried tomato miniature quiches (shown below). The chic patisserie offers a French experience for San Diegans, with large, open windows, a street‐side patio, and desserts showcased in transparent refrigerated cases that make them hard to resist. For brunch, guests can choose from a selection of dishes, including: croissants, eggs…

Le Parfait Paris is San Diego’s newest patisserie and boulangerie. Located in the downtown Gaslamp District, Le Parfait Paris is distinctly chic with its large, open windows and street-side patio. Intentionally minimalistic in design, a bevy of colorful macarons and desserts are housed like fine jewelry in transparent refrigerated cases for roving eyes to adore. It’s the brainchild of Guillaume Ryon, who was born in France and moved to San Diego at 18. “I miss the taste of home,” Ryon told Southern California Life at the grand opening. French pastry chef Jean-Francois Fays creates authentic baguettes, breads, pastries, and gluten-free items, but Le Parfait Paris is quickly becoming known for his exquisite macarons. A French treat dating back to the days of the Renaissance, the macaron (pronounced “macaroon”) of the 20th century, originally called “le Paris Macaron,” is a sweet almond meringue-based confection filled…

Le Parfait Paris is the newest little Parisian hot spot located at 555 G St. in a bustling part of Downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp. It’s clean and simplistic decor whispers French elegance, while its black and white color palette keeps it very edgy and modern. The attention to detail from this place is more than just what meets the eye, even the components of the café tables are reminiscent of the Eiffel tower. This French Bakery offers a wide range of rich and delicate desserts. Their specialty is the decadent in-house crafted macaroons boasting an array of flavors like peanut butter, pumpkin, pistachio and lemon—just to name a few. Their grand opening evening on December 5th was a total success. The red carpet roll out was complete with all guests in cocktail attire and the halls decked to the nines for the holiday season….

Last Friday, December 5th, French businessman Guillaume Ryon and his wife Ludi held the grand opening of their newest entrepreneurial endeavor, Le Parfait Paris. Located in the heart of the Gaslamp, the French eatery aims to break the stereotypical mold of the traditional French café by dishing out decadent, authentic French cuisine in a modern Parisian fashion. “We wanted to open something contemporary, chic, and relatively cheap without sacrificing the authenticity of our food,” said Ludi Ryon. Although this “best of both worlds” concept is much easier said than done, Guillaume and Ludi have indeed created an authentically French restaurant that doesn’t break the bank. Food and Drink According to Guillaume, the most important component to genuine French cuisine is the chef. After interviewing 63 candidates, Guillaume decided on talented fellow Frenchman, Jean François Fays. Fays, an understudy of the famous Chef Calderom, has…

Le Parfait Paris, a French Patisserie, has opened it’s newest location in the heart of downtown San Diego. They started off as a bakery / catering service in Mission Valley and now have a storefront for walk-in customers. It is a quaint spot to grab dessert and espresso. They specialize in bright colorful macaroons, tarts, croissants and French savory items for lunch. Mark and I went to Le Parfait Paris after dinner at Barrio Star a couple weeks ago. We had a great time and really enjoyed our desserts. The desserts were really almost too pretty to eat. Almost. Our absolute favorite was the espresso eclair. The inside was rich and creamy and covered with a flaky buttery outside. The little chocolate espresso pieces on top were a fun addition. The decor is minimal which I absolutely love, especially for a french bakery. Le…

Tarts, macarons, quiche and other French-bakery delights are in the offing at the Le Parfait Paris, a new Gaslamp District café that will hold its grand opening on Dec. 5. The venture is operated by self-described “French San Diegan” Guillaume Ryon, who bakes the goods at a wholesale bakery he runs in Mission Valley. The menu extends also to coffees, salads and sandwiches. Beer, wine and champagne are coming soon. 555 G St., 619-245-4457.