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Eat with Locals in Paris

With its world-renowned restaurants, cute corner cafés, and neo-bistros, visitors to Paris have an abundance of options when it comes to choosing where to eat in Paris. There is a growing trend of tourists seeking out alternative dining options like where to eat with local Parisians for a more intimate experience with the city's food culture.
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Restaurant Reviews

What’s New in Paris’ SOPI (South Pigalle) Neighborhood?

The Parisian district known as SoPi, South Pigalle, has seen a gradual evolution from a somewhat seedy and sleepy residential area bordering the red light district into one of the hippest neighborhood of Paris. This movement is proving to be more than a passing trend thanks to a steady stream of inventive restaurants, contemporary cafés, and original shops. ...read more
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The Top 5 Best Bulk Food Stores in Paris

Paris has seen a variety of 100% bulk food shops open their doors across the city. Here are a few of our favorite spot to stock up without wasting in Paris:...read more
Restaurant Reviews

The Best Burgers in Paris

Everyone who knows me knows that I am a burger addict. I was a burger addict in Melbourne and that has certainly not changed in Paris. When I moved here I made it my mission to try all of the veritable burger joints in the city in a quest to find the best burger around. ...read more
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The Best Sustainable, Ethical & Fair-Trade Shopping in Paris

There is an increasing movement in France to support eco-minded commerce, with consumers demanding a certain ethical engagement from the businesses they support. Shops promoting fair trade are on the rise in cities across France, and Paris is no exception. From cooperatives that work directly with producers to creative caterers and events companies, those committed to promoting commerce ...read more

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March Events in Paris: Omnivore Festival, Half Marathon, Tutankhamun, Drake & More

March sees Paris come back to life, with terraces slowly filling with sun-seeking Parisians and pedestrians lingering in the streets a little longer to enjoy a blue sky. The added energy that spring brings will come in handy if you're trying to keep up with the busy event calendar this month, from food and drink events, cultural activities, and more.   ...read more
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How to Have a Natural Birth in Paris

Your inner universe shifts forever when you find out you’re pregnant. It is a powerful event, a spiritual quickening. So enjoy it, bathe in that avalanche of novel feelings. And resist letting your reveries be ruined by thoughts of administrative procedures, dossiers, and hospitals. Everything will work itself out in good time, even if you live in Paris, and even if you want a natural birth. ...read more
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5 Cozy French Podcasts to Listen to This Winter

It’s been a while since the sun has shined on the streets of the City of Light. When it gets this cold, Parisians master the art of staying in and cozying up with a good book or podcast. From drama to true crime and pop culture, here are a few brand new French podcasts to binge on with a cup of chocolat chaud this season....read more

Food & Drink

Gluten-Free Paris Part 2: The Best GF Lunch Spots

In this installment of our Best of Gluten-Free in Paris series, we round up our favorite spots to enjoy a gluten-free lunch among friends. Cozy and welcoming, the following restaurants will make you want to linger a little longer, and maybe even have a second round of gluten-free dessert! GF eating in Paris isn't limited to just loaves of bread—it's possible to enjoy a whole meal sans gluten ...read more

Refettorio Paris: Feeding the Needy With Fine Dining

If you want to get into Refettorio Paris, an exclusive restaurant in the crypt of the Madeleine church, your best bet is by signing up to do the dishes. While the star-studded list of guest chefs—including acclaimed restaurateurs Alain Ducasse, Anne Sophie Pic, and Tatiana Levha—makes Refettorio sound like the pop-up event of the century, this dining experience is not intended for foodies ...read more

The Best Restaurants on Paris’ Rue du Cherche-Midi

Connoisseurs have known the rue du Cherche-Midi for the country bread and butter cookies baked in wood-burning ovens at Poilâne bakery since the 1930s and Le Cherche-Midi, one of the city’s best Italian restaurants since 1978. Tried and true, those two addresses were the best food Cherche-Midi had to offer. About three years ago, something changed and the street became a foodie destination....read more

Gluten-Free Paris Part 1: Paris’ Best Gluten-Free Bakeries

Paris has seen a boom in gluten-free dining options over the past few years. With so many gluten-free options, it can be hard to know where to start. In order to help you find the best of gluten-free in Paris, we've put together a series of posts that round up the best GF addresses in the city....read more

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