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Mokonuts: Delicious Lunch and Baked Goods in Paris’ 11ème

HiP Paris Blog Explores Mokonuts Bakery & Café

Things move slowly in France and, for those of us who live here, this is often a frustrating reality. Extended waits at stores like Darty or BHV to simply return a purchase, the long lines at your local boulangerie as everyone has their morning conversations with the baker- all take a little extra time out of our day. We accept this slower pace of life and most of all we learn to live with it, but rarely do we take time to love it.

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HiP Paris Blog Reviews GreenHouse 11th Arrondissement

Greenhouse

  Paris’ favorite burger maven is going green. Kristin Frederick, creator of beloved food truck, Le Camion Qui Fume, recently opened a California bowl-inspired restaurant in the 11th arrondissement, and it’s quickly becoming a warm-weather go-to.

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HiP Paris Blog: Umami Matcha Café

Umami Matcha Café

Tucked away in a quiet street behind the hustle and bustle of the busy Place de la République, Umami Matcha is the first café in Paris to be entirely devoted to matcha, the bitter, grassy-hued powdered tea used in the Japanese tea ceremony. Yet there’s nothing ceremonial about this bright, zen-like modern space that doubles[…..]

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Our guide to spending Sundays like a local in Paris

How To Spend Sunday in Paris

Parisians take relaxing very seriously. France is world renowned for its 35-hour workweek, its terrace coffee sipping, August vacations, people watching and sleepy Sundays, bien sûr! Here are some local Parisian tips for making the most of your languid dimanche:

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Our favorite events in Paris this May

May Events in Paris

Le Fooding’s Veillées Foodstock, Soirée sonore, Taste of Paris, Les Puces du Design, Nuit Européene des Musées, Mad Market, Villette Sonique.

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HiP Paris, La Robe et La Mousse, Emily Dilling 1

La Robe et La Mousse

Despite the overwhelming interest in craft beer in the capital, the movement has been slow to make its way to the other side of the Seine. The Right Bank abounds with beer bars and bottle shops, but Left Bank drinkers have been left with few options for finding bière artisanale. Until La Robe et La Mousse.

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5 Pailles, a new coffee shop on rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis

5 Pailles

Paris teaches you that appearances can be deceiving. One of the biggest charms of the city is how it can change from tiny to titanic, small to staggering, in a matter of meters. Mini cobble stone streets open onto magnificent esplanades and hidden passages transport you to grand boulevards. I can’t think of a café that better represents this Parisian paradox than the newly opened 5 Pailles in the 10th arrondissement.

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Paris Cherry Blossom, Cristiano Medeiros Dalbem, Flickr, HiP Paris

April Events

Mois de la Photo, Robert Mapplethorpe, JAMAICA JAMAICA! at La Philharmonie de Paris, Gardening ateliers, Jabberwocky at L’Olympia, and Salon Sous les pavés la vigne wine festival.

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Discover Biglove Caffè, the Marais address from beloved Big Mamma Group

Biglove Caffè

For the past few years, the Big Mamma Group has been the purveyor of fresh, delicious Italian cuisine in Paris, with most of their products – and even the staff – hailing from France’s southern neighbor. It was only a matter of time before the group jumped on the Paris brunch train, and we knew that once they did, it would not disappoint.

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