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A Summer Internship with The HiP Paris Blog

We're Hiring! A Summer Internship with HiP Paris Blog

Isabel Miller-Bottome

Who doesn’t love Paris in the summer? From afternoon picnics in the Jardin de Luxembourg to sunset walks along the Seine, the City of Light is the perfect place to linger in the long summer months. And here comes the best news: HiP Paris Blog is looking for their next editorial intern for a dedicated summer internship.

We're Hiring! A Summer Internship with HiP Paris Blog

Amélien Bayle

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Mexican Street Food in Paris at Cafe Chilango

Café Chilango

Café by day and cocktail bar by night, Café Chilango is a labor of love led by Rodrigo Kambayashi and Luis Rendón. The pair are serious about serving authentic Mexican food, seeking out ingredients that make their way to Europe via Spain and concocting everything in-house, from the meat marinade to the guacamole.

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Le Bougainville: Unfussy French Cooking near Place de la Victoire in Paris

Le Bougainville Restaurant

I recently found myself strolling near the Place de la Victoire, a business district that appeared closed for the day. Continuing in the direction of the more promising Passage Vivienne, my date and I spotting a 1950s-style café with mosaic tile floors, formica table tops, and primary color paint. We were dubious, but hungry, so we stepped in, happy to find that behind the near-empty café was a welcoming restaurant with a trove of pleased diners.

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L'Epicerie des Environs: Local Grocery in Paris' 18th Arrondissement

L’Épicerie des Environs

At L’Épicerie des Environs, you’ll find a local – or nearly local – version of just about everything you need to make a delicious dinner (and even clean up after): fruit and vegetables, rice from Camargue, pickles from Burgundy, fruity sorbet from Essonne, and even dish soap made in neighboring Vallée de Chevreuse.

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Paris Picnic: Artisanal Picnic Delivery Service

Paris Picnic Delivery

What’s more Parisian than spreading out a blanket and sharing fresh baguette, cheese, wine, and maracons? Paris Picnic delivers an artisanal picnic to select locations in Paris. Simply select and customize your picnic online, request a delivery location and time, and voila: a picture-perfect picnic experience made easy.

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April Events in Paris: Paris Beer Week, Gilles Peterson in Concert, Exhibitions, and More!

April Events in Paris

Amy Hilton at the Musée de Minéralogie, Paul Klee at Centre Pompidou, Gilles Peterson at La Bellevilloise, Urban Art Fair at Le Carreau du Temple, Paris Beer Week, and Salon Rue89 des vins at La Bellevilloise

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Coffee with a French Twist at Cuillier Cafe in Paris

Cuillier Café

France is waking up to a world beyond Italian roast, and good coffee is now accessible in major French cities. Café Cuillier, which just opened its third location in Paris, has made it its mission to get people here as excited and concerned about coffee as everything else they eat and drink.

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Composting in Paris: Community Gardens and Neighborhood Compost Bins

Composting in Paris: Part I

Once you start composting, you can’t go back. Maybe it’s the immediate difference you see that composting makes on the amount of waste you throw away each day, maybe it’s the excitement of seeing food turn into rich and healthy soil, maybe it’s the fact that composting is a simple way we can nourish the earth that nourishes us.

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Why does French butter taste so good?

Butter in France

Since moving to France I am regularly licking butter off my fingers while making tart crust or smooshing fat slices onto hunks of bread in the morning. There’s no going back once you’ve experienced the tender melt of cultured-cream butter on the tip of your tongue. But what makes this ubiquitous ingredient so much better here?

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