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The Best (Organic) Bread in Paris

The best organic bakeries in Paris, serving up baguettes and pastries that are healthy as well as delicious

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Healthy, organic food is sweeping through Paris in the form of health food stores, juice bars, and vegetarian cafés, and not even boulangeries are immune to this food craze. The city’s top bakers are making baguettes and other loaves in biologique (organic) varieties in an effort to offer healthier products and protect the environment. Those who come to Paris hoping to forget about their diets and indulge in the city’s legendary baguettes and pastries should not be dismayed; the switch to organic flour doesn’t mean a sacrifice in taste.

The best organic bakeries in Paris, serving up baguettes and pastries that are healthy as well as delicious

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Reserve now at Gare au Gorille, a friendly neighborhood neo-bistrot in Paris' 17th arrondissement. Inventive and original cuisine at a good price.

Gare au Gorille

Concealed behind an unassuming rusty metal and white tile facade is Paris’ latest culinary incontournable Gare au Gorille. The peculiar name, lifted from an offbeat Georges Brassens song about an escaped gorilla, lends to the old world-meets-new atmosphere at this friendly neo-bistrot.

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Fondation Louis Vuitton, Montage Exterior

Fondation Louis Vuitton

The eye-arresting Fondation Louis Vuitton was built to celebrate contemporary art and French crafts. Designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Fondation rises from the trees of the Bois de Boulogne, its glass sails reflecting the nature all around, while embracing it at the same time.

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Dersou

Japanese chef Taku Sekine, formerly of Clown Bar, and Sherry Butt alum bartender Amaury Guyot have teamed up to open their first restaurant in the Bastille neighborhood, Dersou. Situated smack in the middle of a dry streak of fine dining – between the Marais and Bistrot Paul Bert territory – Dersou is a welcome addition to the neighborhood.

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Our top picks for March events in Paris!

March Events in Paris

Le Printemps du Cinéma, Art Paris Art Fair Soon enough our days will once again be long and warm, the damper of winter having faded entirely. In the meantime, March brings us plenty to do and see around Paris. Ready-to-wear collections are showing at Paris Fashion Week, but also don’t miss these must-see events: Omnivore World Tour[…..]

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Lead Death by Burrito, Kitchen Interior

Death by Burrito

Shay Ola cuts an imposing figure in the tiny kitchen of DBB, his newly-opened restaurant just around the corner from République featuring a fresh take on Mexican fare.

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La Distillerie de Paris, Gin

La Distillerie de Paris

Inspired by the recent craft beer and cocktail movements in Paris, Nicolas and Sebastien Julhès launched their own distillery in the heart of Paris. La Distillerie de Paris starts production in 2015 with a gin, a vodka and a malt spirit which will be Paris’s first local whisky.

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Heimat

Heimat Restaurant

Heimat, whose name is taken from a German word that expresses attachment to a particular place, has a special meaning for Pierre Jancou. Eating there felt like all the places I’ve felt at home in France — places where you’ll find good food, wine, and the antidote to a case of homesickness.

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Societé Parisienne de Bière: The best stop for French craft beer and microbrews in Paris

Société Parisienne de Bière

Craft beer lovers have until recent years found it hard to find a good selection of their favorite drink, Paris being more prone to the industrial beer names like Heineken and 1666 than small scale microbrewers. Thanks to passionate French entrepreneurs, that is thankfully changing.

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