Anyone who’s ever been to Paris knows that croissants and pains au chocolate are great for French breakfast. But after a few days, it’s hard not to start craving a good ol’ American breakfast!
That’s exactly what happened to Craig Carlson. While living in France, he missed breakfast so much, he decided to open the first American Diner in Paris! Now you can read all about his adventures in a brand new memoir called Pancakes in Paris, about how Craig opened a chain of diners called “Breakfast in America,” which have become a renowned travel destination for hungry expats (and Parisians) who have a hankering for flapjacks, omelets, homefries, bagels, milkshakes and more…
Critics are raving about the book!
“Carlson’s sweet and entertaining memoir details how a former Hollywood screenwriter opens an American diner in Paris and lives happily after… An inspirational, tasty trip through one man’s delightful and hard-won success.” – Publishers Weekly
“Craig’s book is cheerful as his diners, and as satisfying as his pancake breakfasts.” – Stephen Clarke, author of A Year in the Merde and Paris Revealed
“Anyone who fantasizes about selling everything and moving to France should read this refreshingly honest memoir about what it really takes to operate a successful business in Paris. The real takeaway is how Craig’s love for his adopted city and its people is stronger than ever despite — or perhaps because of — the Kafkaesque ordeal he went through to make his dreams come true here.”
– Heather Stimmler-Hall, editor of the Secrets of Paris newsletter (www.secretsofparis.com)
“A hearty and delicious serving of adventures about starting the first American breakfast joint in Paris.”
– Jennifer Coburn, author of We’ll Always Have Paris
“Carlson’s sweet and entertaining memoir details how a former Hollywood screenwriter opens an American diner in Paris and lives happily after. Of course there…