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Stoney Clove Bakery: American Comfort Food in Paris’ Montorgueil ‘Hood

Gaelle Marcel/Brook Lark

The long month of January is far behind us and, despite all our good intentions and resolutions, February lends itself to cravings for something sweet. In France, February is the unofficial crêpe month- kicked off by la Chandeleur which falls in early February and inspires the French to prepare sugary crêpes with family and friends for the weeks that follow.

Stoney Clove Bakery is an American owned “all-American bakery” in the 2nd arrondissement, tucked away in a quaint space on a side street away from the crowds of rue Montorgueil.Calum Lewis/Gaelle Marcel

It seems like there’s no use resisting the urge to indulge in sugar-coated nibbles in this cold and grey month, which ironically often feels like the longest of the year. Luckily Paris has several options for your sweet tooth and if you’re over French pancakes why not seek out some American treats?

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Impressions from expat's early days in Paris.

An Expat in the City of Light: Finding 'Home' in Paris

The expat experience is full of trails and errors, risks and rewards, and often the payoff is not at all what we expect. As expats, we take what we can get and accept beauty and life lessons whenever and wherever we find them.

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HiP Paris Blog covers what's new in Montmartre

Montmartre: Exploring the New, Hip and Delicious Additions to one of our Favorite Paris 'Hoods

Even the small village around metro Abbesses is constantly evolving with new cafés, restaurants, and shops opening all the time. If you find yourself in the 18th arrondissement visiting Sacre-Coeur or the Moulin Rouge, make sure to stop by some of our favorite places that have opened recently.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up Paris' best concept store cafes

Beyond Colette: Paris Concept Store Shopping and Dining Bliss

While die hard fans will argue that nothing will ever replace the innovative space and business model of Colette, the unique combination of shopping and indulgence that it offered can still be found in the capital.

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HiP Paris Blog covers the recent snowfall in Paris

Paris Sous la Neige: Snow Inspired Delight (and Panic) Hits Paris

Snow has come to Paris and- even more exciting- a fluffy white layer of freshly fallen flakes has stuck around long enough to turn the city into an Instagrammable Winter Wonderland. Unlike the fleeting flutters that occasionally float over the city each winter, melting immediately upon landing, this week’s snowfall has stayed to delight Parisians.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up the best souffle in Paris

The Art of the Soufflé: Finding the best of a French Classic in Paris

Visiting Paris and hoping to taste one of these very delicious French specialties? Here are three restaurants for you ranging from contemporary riffs to traditional favorites.

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

February Events in Paris: World's Largest Wine Tasting, Salon de l'Agriculture & More

The doldrums of winter set in with the arrival of February but fortunately we can count on France to serve up some gastronomic delights to hold us over until the arrival of spring.

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HiP Paris Blog covers the opening of Printemps du Gout

Printemps du Goût: Paris Institution Focuses on French Terroir

On January 10th the iconic Parisian department store Printemps followed the example of competitors Le Bon Marché and Galeries Lafayette by opening their own épicerie fine, Le Printemps du Goût.

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HiP Paris Blog rounds up the top French podcasts

Francophile Radio: Tuning in to France's Best Podcasts

Though French radio has long been the first stop for francophiles, a steady stream of producers have begun launching independent podcasts in Paris over the last two years, giving lovers of all things French a new way to tune in. From audio documentaries to tips for well being, these French producers are drawing attention for their departure from traditional French radio. 

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