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Boulangerie Guerin Bakery: Paris in Copa

By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In 1969, only a few years after Gaston Lenôtre revolutionized the art of pastry making, Joe Dassin recorded the catchy French tune "Les Champs-Elysées," ten years before pasty chef Dominique Guerin would make his first visit to Rio de Janeiro.

Though Dassin may best be remembered for his French covers of English tunes ("Les Champs-Elysées" is a cover of the English song "Waterloo Road"), Lenôtre will always be known as the chef that radically changed the art of pastry making. A tradition that . . .

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