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Le Fooding Takes New York

Crab salad inspired by a dish by Yves Camdeborde. Photo: gourmet.com I have long believed that Paris and New York are jealous lovers—mutually obsessed, covetous, but still fiercely stubborn and, ultimately, true only to themselves. Nowhere is
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Exploring Paris’ Art & Architecture with Context Tours

Gargoyle on Notre Dame – www.photosfan.com While Paris is the perfect city for aimless ambling, there is a time and a place for directed exploration. Earlier this summer, I had the pleasure of taking Context Tours’ “Art and Architecture of
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Organic Resto Paris: Super Nature’s Seasonal Cuisine

Super Nature’s cheeseburger. Photo: dansmongrosventre.blogspot.com Just as the weather varies by season in Paris, so do our appetites. In spring when the city starts to heat up, we forgo bottles of deep red Cahors for glasses of rosé, we
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Paris: Tea Capital of the World

Teatime at Laduree. Photo: 4.bp.blogpsot.com by Sally Peabody, Your Great Days in Paris We all know that Paris is famed for its alluring wines, rich dark chocolates, redolent cheese and buttery croissants… but fine tea? Who knew? In fact, Paris’
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Penthouse Living: Artist Markus Hansen’s View From Above

The staircase and downstairs dining area. In his work, German artist Markus Hansen spends considerable time trying to “undefine” himself. Whether working on films, sculpture installations, or urban projects, he uses his art to explore the
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Italian in Paris: La Pizzetta (più grande)

Photo Erica Berman Many people come to Paris craving traditional French cuisine: boeuf bourgignon, croque monsieur, omelettes at lunch… the list goes on. And it’s true that the French create amazing dishes. Sometimes, though,
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Dog Days, all year long in Paris!

Photo Alain Ollier – rue de Bretagne, Paris 3eme The dog days of summer 2009 may well be over in Paris, but our furry French friends are here to stay. The French love their doggies, and remain one of the countries with the highest per
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La Vie en Rose (Bakery)

Photo courtesy of TimeOut.com By Rebecca Leffler, La Fleur de Paris As Edith Piaf once said, “Je vois la vie en Rose.” I certainly see la vie en … Rose Bakery. The bakery / eatery, co-owned by a British woman (Rose) and her husband, is a
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Train Travel in France – Fast, Pleasant & Eco-Friendly

Photo www. jaunted.com. Today, the last Sunday in August, people all over France will pack their bags, shutter their vacation homes, and make the voyage back home – many to Paris. In the U.S., you might picture cars stuffed to the gills with
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September in the Marais -Last Minute Special

Sometimes the best trips result from last-minute impulses! Summer may be over, but that doesn’t have to mean an end to your travels. Due to a  last minute cancellation, Haven in Paris is offering a great special offer on the spectacular
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The Straight Story: Buying & Renovating a flat in Paris

After living for years in Paris, Bill O’Such and his wife Ineke relocated to the United States. In an effort to “keep one foot in France,” they bought and renovated a pied-à-terre which they rent to tourists when they
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Paris on wheels: Fat Tire Bike Tours-no bikes in the bus lane here

Although Paris isn’t quite as bike-centric as Amsterdam just yet, bicycles have definitely become the hip and green way to get around. As Sarah pointed out earlier, the now-ubiquitous Vélibs’ have converted Parisians over to the scenic
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Overdose of Life – Paris it is!

I recently shot this incredibly snuggly photo of my kitty before heading out for an evening stroll of Montmartre. Stumbling upon the above quote on the window of a neighborhood boutique somehow seemed appropriate. Paris we may be, English most
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What to Wear in France in the Summer

August might be drawing to a close, but don’t pack up your summer wardrobe just yet! The warm weather extends well into the Fall in Paris. Below, expert Julie Blakley helps to demystify the “rules” of Parisian street fashion.
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Images of August – Paris relaxes

Did I mention I love August in Paris? I do! It’s the best. Everything winds down and the city breathes. Here are a few images of the city of lights relaxing and enjoying. I’m taking it while it lasts; the rentrée is right around the
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Paris by Vélib’

The nice thing about Paris is that it’s small for such a major city; a lot of things you might want to see and do are within walking distance of each other. The Louvre is not far from the Marais, from which you can stroll over to the Ile
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Tying the Knot… French Style

All photos courtesy of FeteinFrance Summer may be waning, but wedding season is far from over in France. For many foreigners, the idea of planning a wedding here is both enchanting and daunting. But don’t be deterred by the  logistical
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