Can you imagine my excitement when I learned that La Gourmandine, French bakery and Pittsburgh treasure, would be opening their fourth location NEXT DOOR to our Forbes Avenue studio?
The owners are as sweet as their macaroons, and they let me practice my tres mauvaise French on them. The coffee is delicious and the lemon tart is one of the best things I've ever eaten.
With the addition of La Gourmandine, my little corner of Forbes Avenue has nearly completed its transition from pawn shops and vape stores to boutiques and restaurants. I took a chance on the street when I signed the lease a few years ago, and boy am I glad I did.
Stop by for some Pilates and French sweets, and show your love to Pittsburgh's small businesses!