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Thanksgiving in Paris: How to Prepare and Shop Like a Chef

hipparis blog - thanksgiving montage 2 Jennifer Pallian |  Gunel Farhadli

As a chef, Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday. An entire day centered around food and subsequent left-over sandwiches of tasty turkey, cranberry relish, and roasted vegetables? Yes, please! 

In the States, my family gathers with all our kin, neighbors, and friends on the Chesapeake Bay for Thanksgiving. Our numbers fluctuate but we are typically a flock of twenty to thirty.  Everyone’s got their own way of cooking a certain dish and that’s exactly what we do.  This often results in multiple renditions of the same dish, but hey, who are we to complain? The most famous Thanksgiving multiple at the house is the turkey: one roasted, one fried, and I can say with all sincerity that they are equally delicious.

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HiP Paris Blog examines the success of the Big Mamma Group

The Big Mamma Group: Trendy, Fresh, Authentic Italian Dining in Paris

With so many Big Mamma choices, it may be hard to pick which to try first. Here is a breakdown of some of the different restaurants to help you decide which Big Mamma is right for you.

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HiP Paris Blog tells you how to spend 48 hours in Venice

48 Hours in Venice: A Weekend of Italian Food, Art and Culture

The charm of this unique city can still be appreciated during a short visit provided you do your research and avoid tourist traps. Here are some suggestions for making the most of Venice in one weekend.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up the top events in Paris this November

November Events in Paris: Paris Photo, Thundercat, Salon des Vins & More

Our guide to what’s on in Paris this November. Also featuring an illustration atelier with Marie Guillard at The Hoxton and Festival Mondial du Kimchi.

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HiP Paris Blog reviews Cassiopee

Cassiopée: Coffee, Tasty (& Gluten Free) Sweets, and Art in Montmartre

Cassiopée is an art gallery crossed with a coffee roaster-cum-café and furnished like a cozy Parisian living room. It’s the brainchild of half-French, half-Cameroonian Kisito Belibi, whose penchant for coffee history and mythology gave birth to this quirky place at the bottom of the Butte Montmartre just under a year ago.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up Paris' best jazz clubs

Jazz in Paris: From Standards to Swing, the Best Clubs in the City

If you’re looking for live music in Paris, you’ve got plenty of choices. But the best shows in town are dedicated one of the city’s most beloved genres: Jazz. From classic to experimental, Paris is home to a number of clubs, caves à vin and brasseries with live jazz any night of the week.

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HiP Paris Blog says goodbye to Paris fashion institution Colette

All Good Things Must Come to an End: The Closing of Colette, a Paris Fashion Institution

Colette, which has been described by Forbes as ‘The Trendiest Store In The World’, is a Paris institution. Chanel designer Karl Lagerfield famously declared that it’s the only shop he visits “because they have things no one else has”.

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HiP Paris Blog reviews LOULOU

LOULOU Restaurant at Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Overlooking the vast gardens of the Palais du Louvre behind the walls of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is the arty restaurant LOULOU. From the same group behind Monsieur Bleu at the Palais de Tokyo, as well as a myriad of Paris’ well-frequented nightlife destinations — Le Zig Zag, Le Yoyo Palais de Tokyo, and Le Castel to name a few — comes their latest number nestled like a gem among the museum’s priceless treasures.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up the best knife stores in Paris

Knife Shopping and Sharpening in Paris: Recommendations From a Chef

A trusty knife is the best accessory a cook could ask for. Without a good knife, our handiwork is useless. Sharpening your knife is absolutely essential and even if you buy the most expensive, beautiful knife, it’s not going to get the job done effectively if the blade is not tip-top sharp.

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