Posts by Diane, A Broad:

  • HiP Paris Blog, Diane Yoon, Verjus Sandwiches & Frenchie To Go

    High-End Takeout: Verjus & Frenchie Do Gourmet Sandwiches To-Go in Paris

    It’s 1pm, and your stomach is growling. For many in Paris, that means a stop by the closest boulangerie for a classic sandwich au jambon fromage. But for those of us who want a little more oomph between the slices, two of our favorite resto/bar à vin combos have opened up lunch operations as well.

  • HiP Paris Blog, Carin Olsson, Dating in Paris

    Dating in Paris: Three Romantic Itineraries Through Paris’ Hip Arrondissements

    Dating in Paris is often a tricky business, particularly first dates. You’re so eager to make a good first impression – you need the perfect outfit, of course, but there’s also the pressure to pick a perfect location. You need a place that’s not too casual, lest it sneak into that ambiguous area known as “hanging out,” but you can’t go for a six-course tasting menu either.

  • HiP Paris Blog, Diane Yoon, Le Mary Celeste

    In the Kitchen: Chef Haan Palcu-Chang of Le Mary Celeste

    “My food is 100% driven on being delicious.” That’s Chef Haan Palcu-Chang’s philosophy on cooking, and it’s clear from tasting the menu at Le Mary Celeste that this drive is bringing fresh new flavors to Paris that are hitting the spot for those who are looking for something a little different.

  • HiP Paris Blog, Diane Yoon, Braden Perkins Interview

    Behind Verjus: Braden Perkins and Laura Adrian Bring Farm-to-Table to Paris

    By now, everyone’s heard of Verjus and its precipitous rise into the hearts of the food-obsessed expat community in Paris from its humble beginnings as the private supper club, Hidden Kitchen. I sat down on a chilly Friday afternoon for a chat with Braden about their motivations in opening what Alex Lobrano called “the first real modern American restaurant in Paris.”

  • Cafe Pinson: Delicious Vegetarian Dining in Paris’ Northern Marais

    Tucked away on a tiny side street near Square Temple, across the street from hipster hangout Nanashi and bobo haven The Broken Arm, Café Pinson is serving up quality coffee and healthy eats to expats and natives alike.

  • A table and clothes rack of fashion apparel from belts to t-shirts at Paris concept store The Broken Arm in the Marais.

    The Broken Arm: Paris’ Latest Concept Store & Restaurant in the Marais

    Situated on a quiet, sunny corner in the 3rd arrondissement across from the Square du Temple, The Broken Arm is Paris’s newest concept store-cum-café. It’s already attracting a small crowd of creative types — and the inevitable bobo or twelve — to wile away the the afternoon browsing in its clean, bright retail space

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