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April, 2018

Belle Maison is the little sister of two other celebrated restaurants in the 9th arrondissement- Le Pantruche and Caillebotte- and it has quickly garnered a faithful following of its own, with diners who appreciate the small inventive menu and calming décor.

Belle Maison Restaurant: Seafood and Ambiance in Paris' SoPi 'hood

Until recently catch of the day seafood at your doorstep has been a privilege reserved for restaurateurs with delivery service or those who lived by the seaside, but the arrival of Poiscaille has changed all that.

Catch of the Day: Ethical Seafood in Paris

We are currently looking for original contributions and unique pitches from skilled writers and photographers looking for assignments that will whisk them around our beautiful city.

Paris Through Your Eyes: Unique Photos and Original Stories Wanted

An old French saying advises that those struck with spring fever exercise restraint and cover up and stay warm until the month of May- an act of willpower made easier by the fact that this month is full of fun indoor activities.

April Events in Paris: Foire de Paris, Rhum Fest, & More

March, 2018

But now, in a small village where no one locks their doors (and everyone is up by 8am) I realized that I was effectively living in an open house community, where neighbors pop over at any moment to say hello, ask for a favor, or just chat because the mood strikes them.

Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me? Learning the Ropes of Social Life in Rural France

For the occasion of the release of her latest book, Paris in Stride, Jessie Kanelos Weiner shared some of her favorite spots in Paris to visit to get her creative juices flowing.

Paris Inspiration: One Artist's Go-To Spots that Spark Creativity

new technologies now allow English-speaking audiences to attend all kinds live performances alongside locals without missing a word.

Anglo Friendly Theatre in Paris? Oui!

Breadlovers’ Paris: Our Top Picks in Montmartre's Abbesses 'Hood

Here are some reflections after months of navigating the French language, for those who are considering the same.

Lost in Translation: The Nitty Gritty of Learning French

March Events: Fitbit Semi-Marathon, Martin Margiela, Benjamin Millepied, and more!

February, 2018

HiP Paris Blog explores the trendy new cafes and restaurants in Florence

Rediscovering Florence: Craft Coffee, Vegetarian Dining & More

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.

Stoney Clove Bakery: American Comfort Food in Paris' Montorgueil 'Hood

Impressions from expat's early days in Paris.

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

HiP Paris Blog covers what's new in Montmartre

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

HiP Paris Blog rounds up Paris' best concept store cafes

Beyond Colette: Paris Concept Store Shopping and Dining Bliss

HiP Paris Blog covers the recent snowfall in Paris

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

HiP Paris Blog rounds up the best souffle in Paris

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

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

January, 2018

HiP Paris Blog covers the opening of Printemps du Gout

Printemps du Goût: Paris Institution Focuses on French Terroir

HiP Paris Blog rounds up the top French podcasts

Francophile Radio: Tuning in to France's Best Podcasts

Gluten-Free in Paris: Our Guide to City Dining Sans Gluten

HiP Paris Blog explores healthy living in Paris

Healthy Parisian Living: Bringing Wellbeing to a New Year in Paris

Dining out in Paris with Kids

HIP Paris Blog January Events

January Paris Events

Happy New Year 2018!

December, 2017

Holiday Fun for the Whole Family: Paris' Most Kid Friendly Shows this Winter

Tea at The Ritz to High-End Jewels: How to Spend A Luxurious Christmas in Paris

Hip Paris Blog Dealer Des Gourmandises

Dealer des Gourmandises: Candy Shop in Montmartre

December Events in Paris: Christmas Markets, Dégustation Bulles and Champagne & More

November, 2017

Pep's is a unique umbrella repair shop helping Parisians get through the rain this winter.

HiP Paris Blog rounds up the best art galleries off the beaten track

Arts Off The Beaten Track: Paris Museums and Galleries Worth the Detour

HiP Paris Blog Thanksgiving in Paris

Thanksgiving in Paris

HiP Paris Blog examines the success of the Big Mamma Group

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

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

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

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

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

October, 2017

HiP Paris Blog reviews Cassiopee

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

HiP Paris Blog rounds up Paris' best jazz clubs

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

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

HiP Paris Blog reviews LOULOU

LOULOU Restaurant at Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs

HiP Paris Blog rounds up the best knife stores in Paris

Knife Shopping and Sharpening in Paris: Recommendations From a Chef