"This is a first for Paris and maybe the world. I want to mix luxurious gastronomy and urban style to create an eclectic mash that’s different to anything else around, for the young and out of sync"

Guillaume Sanchez, owner of the recently opened Horror Picture Tea on rue St Honoré in Paris, described as "a funky mixture of luxury dessert shop, music venue, bistro, urban art gallery and, yes, tattoo parlor"

"You have to be a bit Willy Wonka about which flavours you pair with which vegetable some vegetables enhance the flavours they’re with, such as parsnip and ginger, for example" Harry Eastwood, co-founder of Paris-based baker Petit Pois, which will be launching next week in Selfridges with a whole new cupcake niche: gluten-free vegetable cupcakes