A romantic rendezvous on Sunset Blvd.

night at cafe trocadero.

cafe trocadero.


Profiterolles glacees au chocolat aka cream puffs with chocolate sauce are actually pretty easy to make. If anyone wants the recipe let me know and I’ll post it – it would be a “wow” to feed your sweetheart on Valentine’s.

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  1. February 9, 2013

    You could have a great night out on $20! So I looked up what $20 was equivalent to then. $20.00 in 1931 had the same buying power as $285.22 in 2013. So dinner at the Trocadero in 1931 was very expensive!

    • February 9, 2013

      OK, now you’ve done it… In 1931 the average doctor’s salary was 3,000 a year, and a pilot made 8,000!

  2. February 9, 2013

    Wasn’t all this in the day when a romantic rendezvous meant serious dressing up for both parties, and cigarette smoking was so glamourous? What a lovely thought, going back in time to somewhere like The Trocadero, sigh . . . . I shall happily settle for the cream puffs, thank you!

    • February 10, 2013

      From a generation that grew up in jeans it looks so tailored and elegant – but I wonder how comfortable it was?…I say typing with my computer perched on top of the piano in my bare feet, jeans, and a polar fleece pj top. Hm… I will write down my recipe for cream puffs and chocolate sauce. I can’t extemporize on that because it’s baking and that means precision. It’ll be up on Monday 🙂

  3. Pamela Colt
    December 24, 2015

    Very much interested in the offered Profitterolles glacé recipe!! Thank you!!

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