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5/11/2015

Ever since I had Oriol Balaguer’s amazing croissant in Barcelona, I could not wait to try it again in Madrid. Thanks to Google Maps it took us a long time to walk there! We got there around noon and since we had a lunch reservation at 1:30 pm we did not want to eat too many things. Service was cold but we could converse in English.
I just wish our hotel was closer to their shop so we could have tried some of their cakes. Oh well, you can’t have it all.

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Croissant
This was as great as the first time. Perfect buttery croissant that was airy with a crunchy exterior.
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Pain au Chocolat
This was one of the best pain au chocolats I have ever had. Perfect texture and taste. The chocolate could have been a little more dark, but that is my personal preference.

My husband tried their Pain aux raisins and really enjoyed it. It was nice and crisp and studded with plump raisins.