BEST COOKWARE SHOPS IN PARIS and WHAT TO BUY IN EACH

March 29th, 2022 by
With Paris opening up and trips being planned, I want to put these cookware shops on your list as places to shop for baking and cooking equipment in Paris! Every trip I make to Paris I go to the same area- the 2nd arrondissement (see the full guide here). It’s where I…

An Easy French Dessert to Bake Today!

October 21st, 2021 by
There is such beauty in simplicity. Take this French apple tart. It’s three ingredients that combine to make an easy statement piece for any occasion. The pattern on top with its repeating shapes and golden glossy hue tell you what’s to come… a delicious crisp thin French apple tart. Eat…

Michelin Star Restaurants Paris – Le Pergolese

April 2nd, 2018 by
by Debbie Kobayashi Michelin starred Le Pergolese is located in the posh 16th arrondisement just off of Avenue Foch. Many of its clientele live in the neighborhood and hold standing weekly reservations, so do book ahead. The dining room features a private room in the rear and works by contemporary…

Passport to Paris: The Ultimate Paris Food Tour

February 6th, 2017 by
If you’re visiting Paris for the first time and are uncertain of how to approach French cuisine, Le Food Trip can help you. The start-up, created in 2015 by best friends Martin Herbelin and Adrien de Dumast, is part of a growing trend of Paris food trips that helps tripists…

The Best Champagne for New Years Eve

December 31st, 2016 by
Just in time for New Year’s Eve, we visited the Champagne region for several days this past week, en famille. It was a nice chance to get outside of Paris into the French countryside and visit several cellars, sipping some of the world’s best champagne as well as to stay…

Top Five Lemon Tarts in Paris

October 6th, 2016 by
Lemon Pies or Lemon Tarts à la Française! Lemon pie was a magical part of my childhood. My mother made the most incredible meringue-topped frilly tarts you could hope for as a kid. She learned to bake from my grandmother, her mother-in-law, who's own lemon pie was legendary. Meyers lemons…

La Taverne Henry IV, a Local Paris Wine Bar

April 30th, 2014 by
La Taverne Henry IV 13, Place du Pont Neuf, in the 1st Arrondissement. 01 43 54 27 90. Open Mon–Sat, lunch and dinner; closed Sunday. Opened in 1885, La Taverne Henry IV is one of the oldest wine bars still serving in Paris today. And while the food is fresh,…

Paris Restaurants: Haï Kaï and Girl Power on the Canal

May 7th, 2014 by
Haï Kaï 104, quai de Jemmapes, in the 10th Arrondissement. 09 81 99 98 88. Closed Sunday dinner and Mondays. What were you doing when you were 24 years old? Okay, don’t write me and tell me you are 24 now and running a big company. I know it’s possible,…

Paris Restaurants: Blueberry

May 14th, 2014 by
Blueberry 6, rue du Sabot, in the 6th Arrondissement. 01 42 22 21 56. Open Tues–Sat, noon–2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. I was sitting at home reading a press release about a tempting new Japanese place called Blueberry when my partner, who is not a…

Paris Dining: Bululú Arepera

May 21st, 2014 by
Bululú Arepera 20, rue de la Fontaine du But, in the 18th Arrondissement. 01 42 54 96 25. Open Wed–Fri, 12:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.; Sat¬–Sun, noon–5 p.m. So Paris has discovered street food. And none too soon. Paris dining options have expanded further with more eating spots for Latin American cuisine.…
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