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La Robe et La Mousse: Craft Beer Comes to the Left Bank

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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 only a few options for finding bière artisanale, including La Cave à Bulles, Biérocratie, and Brewberry.

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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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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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Les French Desmoiselles

Les French Demoiselles, brainchild of young Marseillaise designer, Fanny Grosbois, is designed for “urban dreamers.” With an aesthetic that embodies the femininity and elegant simplicity, the styles are timelessly French.

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Erin Dahl shares her favorite addresses in Paris' Quartier d'Aligre on HiP Paris.

Quartier d'Aligre

The Quartier d’Aligre is one of my favorite pockets of Paris, and one I am lucky enough to call home. Located just southeast of Bastille, the area has a little bit of everything. Here are some of my favorite addresses.

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Too Good To Go App

French cities have welcomed bike powered food delivery services such as Deliveroo and Foodora with open arms in recent years, but the latest newcomer proves there’s still room in the market for innovation and activism. Enter Too Good To Go.

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Veggie-friendly Dining at Paris' Abbatoir Vegetale

Abbatoir Végétal

There’s a new daytime dining address in the 18th and it’s making a killing on its wholesome plant-based dishes. Abattoir Végétal (literally “Vegetable Slaughterhouse”) is a vegetarian breakfast and lunch spot on the “other side” of Montmartre.

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Empreintes Concept Store in the Haut Marais Paris

Empreintes Concept Store

One of the newest gems of the Haut Marais, the Empreintes concept store is dedicated to fine art. At four stories and 600m2 of floor space, it’s one of the largest concept stores in the city, but you won’t find any kitschy trinkets here. The store was opened by the Ateliers d’Art de France, a syndicate representing and defending the work of crafts professionals in France.

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