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DBB/Paris: A Modern Twist on Mexican Food and Cocktails in Paris

HiP looks inside DBB/Paris, modern Mexican fare and cocktails in Paris' 11th arrondissement.

Shay Ola cuts an imposing figure in the tiny kitchen of DBB, his newly opened restaurant just around the corner from République. Tall and clad in a brown leather apron, he looks more like a blacksmith than one of the most recent chefs to take up residence in Paris.

HiP looks inside DBB/Paris, modern Mexican fare and cocktails in Paris' 11th arrondissement.

Originally from London, Shay came to Paris for what he describes as, “a scene where it’s still all about the food. Things are happening here at the moment and I want to be at the forefront of that,” he says.

HiP looks inside Death by Burrito, modern Mexican fare in Paris.

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La Distillerie de Paris, Gin

La Distillerie de Paris

Inspired by the recent craft beer and cocktail movements in Paris, Nicolas and Sebastien Julhès launched their own distillery in the heart of Paris. La Distillerie de Paris starts production in 2015 with a gin, a vodka and a malt spirit which will be Paris’s first local whisky.

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Heimat Restaurant

Heimat, whose name is taken from a German word that expresses attachment to a particular place, has a special meaning for Pierre Jancou. Eating there felt like all the places I’ve felt at home in France — places where you’ll find good food, wine, and the antidote to a case of homesickness.

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Societé Parisienne de Bière: The best stop for French craft beer and microbrews in Paris

Société Parisienne de Bière

Craft beer lovers have until recent years found it hard to find a good selection of their favorite drink, Paris being more prone to the industrial beer names like Heineken and 1666 than small scale microbrewers. Thanks to passionate French entrepreneurs, that is thankfully changing.

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LIZA Lebanese Restaurant and Bakery: Sandwiches and Traditional Cuisine in Paris and Beirut

LIZA Lebanese Restaurant and Bakery

Ten years ago, Liza Asseily and her husband Ziad opened LIZA Lebanese restaurant on rue de la Banque in Paris. In the years that followed, the Beirut-born socialite has opened a magnificent restaurant in a former palace in Beirut as well as an outpost at the famous Galeries Lafayette.

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20eme, Rue Sorbier

20th Arrondissement: Part 2

A few months back, we covered the top historical, cultural, and shopping addresses dotting Paris’ unique 20ème arrondissement. Today we’re back with favorite restaurant and nightlife names, because what is a day of exploring without a delicious meal and drink to top it off?

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Romantic Paris: Celebrate Valetine's Day in the City of Love with Selections from "That's Paris" Short Stories

Happy Valentine's Day!

Paris exudes and encourages love. This year, the theme of amour is explored in the new anthology, That’s Paris, a lovely collection of short stories. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we’ll visit some of the city’s most romantic locations through a selection of the works from the book.

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CREAM Café: Stop in for a craft-roasted espresso or a light lunch at Paris' own authentic coffee shop in Belleville

CREAM Café in Belleville

Pay a visit to CREAM, Paris’ newest address for craft-roasted coffee in Belleville. Far from being a spin-off of an American or Australian coffee movement, CREAM is a product of its environment and an embodiment of Paris’ own sense of place and security in its local coffee scene.

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Where to Eat the Best Roast Chicken in Paris: The Chicken Lady at Marché Bastille, Le Coq Rico, Maison Ramella, and more!

Paris' Best Roast Chicken

No country takes chicken more seriously than France, where there are dozens of heritage breeds and where over 30 percent of the chickens consumed have been pasture-raised. However, not all poulet rôtis in Paris are created equal. Discover the best places to sample roast chicken here.

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