Emily Dilling

Les Vendanges: The Grape Harvest in France’s Loire Valley

The hot days of summer inevitably inspire winemakers to tackle the practicalities of the harvest. Here in wine country, the build up to the harvest comes with a contagious energy. It's not just
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Halles Alimentaires: A New Food Market Concept in Paris

Food activists celebrated a victory on July 5th when “4 Saisons Solidaires,” a proposition introduced by the Communist Party, was passed by the
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An Interview with Kristen Beddard, Author of Bonjour Kale

Kristen's story begins with struggles, but what she did with her time in Paris is truly a story of success. After several frustrating attempts –
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Paris Podcasts: The Best Frenchie Fixes

Sometimes there’s nothing like sweet Parisian whispers in your ear. Which is why I set off to find the best Paris-related podcasts as well as
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Composting in Paris II: Kitchen Compost Buckets & Worms on the Balcony

Despite the growing number of community composting systems in Paris, many city dwellers find themselves far from an urban garden. Parisian
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Paris Beer Week Recap: The Best New Addresses for Craft Brews

While the participants in Paris Beer Week may have a few blacked out memories after the festivities, they're sure to remember the many new beer
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Composting in Paris: Neighborhood Gardens & Community Efforts

Once you start composting, you can't go back. Maybe it's the immediate difference you see that composting makes on the amount of waste you throw
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Anti-Gaspillage: France Rallies Against Food Waste

While the idea of requesting a doggy bag in a restaurant feels foreign to the French, steps towards reducing food waste are a source of national
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City vs. Country: From Paris to La Loire Valley, Pt I

It had only been a few months since I moved to the French countryside, but my city life already seemed like a distant memory. In exchange for a
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Paris’ Best Butchers and Top-Notch Meat

Shopping for meat in Paris is a great way to discover French specialities and find inspiration for new recipes. French cuisine favors using the
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Happy New Year 2016! A Look Back on HiP Paris: Best of 2015

Steel Cyclewear & Coffeeshop, Jean-Marie Heidinger As 2015 comes to a close, the requisite annual nostalgia is setting in. The past year has
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Aux Deux Cygnes: A Classic Parisian Wine Bar with a Vietnamese Twist

The mold for bars and cafés in Paris largely remains unbroken, especially when it comes to the city's wine bars. That's what makes Aux Deux
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Bistrot Meets Beaujolais: Natural Wines and French Fare at Café de la Nouvelle Mairie

Traditional bistrot fare paired with an extensive list of natural wines make the Café de la Nouvelle Mairie a recommended addition to your Paris
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