Erica Berman

Happy New Year 2017! A Look Back HiP Paris’ Best of 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, the team at HiP Paris would also like to take a moment to thank all who have contributed over the past year, as well as our dedicated readers. You all make HiP Paris
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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
by Emily Dilling
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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
by Erin Dahl
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Interview and Giveaway: My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz

Emily Dilling and Erica Berman sat down with famed chef David Lebovitz inside his (actual) Paris kitchen to get some insider details on the
by Emily Dilling
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Rain or Shine, Paris . . . I Love You!

Oh, Paris, you fooled me again. When I'm away – whether in Boston, L.A. or San Francisco – la vie en rose beckons, making other cities look
by Paige Bradley Frost
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Le Chateaubriand: Hip, Inventive and Sophisticated Dining in Paris’ 11th

Erica Berman Located by Parmentier bobo hipster central and one of my personal favorite up and coming Parisian neighborhoods, Chateaubriand is
by Erica Berman
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Leaving Italy For Paris

Coffee is still good. Coffee is still cheap. The sun is still shining. The Italians are still smiling. My taxi driver was friendly. I got to the
by Erica Berman
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Still in Italy, Paris Here I Come

I’m still in Italy.  The coffee is still fast and the Italians are still ever so sweet. I’m still in Italy, but not for long. Bogliasco (above)
by Erica Berman
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Le Conservatoire: An Indoor Parisian Picnic, Italian Style

The Paris weather has been decidedly grey and overcast this spring, with only brief displays of sunshine punctuating what seem like never-ending
by Kim Laidlaw
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L’Office: A Delicious Paris Neo-Bistro in the 9th

L’Office owner Charles Compagnon Coming off a string of mediocre Paris meals, I was less then lukewarm about heading out to, yet another
by Erica Berman
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Spoiled in Italy: A Delicious Lunch in Montepulciano

Erica Berman was lucky enough to spend a couple months in gorgeous Genoa, Italy, this summer. She met up with HiP Paris friend and contributor
by Steve Brenner
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Fast Coffee in Italy – Quick, Cheap and Delicious

Coffee and focaccia – Breakfast in Genoa In Italy, coffee is delicious, quick, and to the point. You arrive, you order, you drink, you go.
by Erica Berman
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August in Paris: The City’s Still Buzzing

August. An ideal time to be in Paris, as long as you don’t expect endless days of sunny hot weather or being able to work on the perfect tan.
by Erica Berman