Posts by The Glittering Unknown:

  • Discover Biglove Caffè, the Marais address from beloved Big Mamma Group

    Biglove Caffè: Hip Italian Brunch in Paris’ Marais

    For the past few years, the Big Mamma Group has been the purveyor of fresh, delicious Italian cuisine in Paris, with most of their products – and even the staff – hailing from France’s southern neighbor. It was only a matter of time before the group jumped on the Paris brunch train, and we knew that once they did, it would not disappoint.

  • Empreintes Concept Store in the Haut Marais Paris

    Empreintes: A New Concept Store Dedicated to French Craftsmanship

    One of the newest gems of the Haut Marais, the Empreintes concept store is dedicated to fine art. At four stories and 600m2 of floor space, it’s one of the largest concept stores in the city, but you won’t find any kitschy trinkets here. The store was opened by the Ateliers d’Art de France, a syndicate representing and defending the work of crafts professionals in France.

  • Peonies: Coffee and Flowers on the rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis

    Peonies: Café et Fleurs on rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis

    Until now, you had to go to your favorite Parisian coffee shop before going to your favorite flower shop if you wanted to pick up a bouquet of blooms. Now, thanks to one of the 10th arrondissement’s newest cafés, you can do both. Aptly named Peonies, it’s a little spot of respite from the bustling Faubourg Saint Denis neighborhood passing in front of its doors.

  • Pastel sunset over the Eiffel Tower and the Pont Alexandre III. Interested in an internship with HiP Paris Blog? Learn more at http://haveninparis.com/careers.php.

    Calling All Francophiles: A Winter Editorial Internship with HiP Paris Blog

    Love Paris? Interested in reporting on some of the best openings, exciting events, and overall HIPpest things to do in the City of Light? HiP Paris Blog is looking for their next editorial intern. Current intern Emily Jackson shares her experience and more information on how to apply.

  • Maison de la Chantilly: A Sweet Boutique Specializing in Whipped Cream à la Française

    Previously only available at La Grande Épicerie de Paris, famed crèmerie Maison de la Chantilly opened its first boutique on Rue Cler, dedicated to the art of the French whipped cream. The bright little boutique provides an authentic taste of a specialty first adored by French royalty.

  • Rediscovering the Art of French Cocktails at À La Française

    With so many globally inspired restaurants popping up all over Paris, it’s refreshing to find a bistrot that feels truly French. At À La Française, enjoy delicious, homemade fare, and cocktails made with all French ingredients, both original and modern twists on forgotten classics.

  • HiP Paris blog. Cafe Oberkampf. Latte made with Coutume coffee.

    The Paris Craft Coffee Revolution Continues with Coffee Spoune and Café Oberkampf

    Just when we thought no more cafés could open in Paris this summer, we were happily proven wrong by the 11th arrondissements newest additions. Both offering options that go far beyond coffee, we’re filling you in on your new rainy day work spot and your new favorite brunch location.

  • Café Cour: A Hidden Terrace in Paris' Marais

    Café Cour: A Hidden Pop-up with Terrace in Paris’ Marais

    Opened the first of June and tucked away off of rue de Francs Bourgeois in the heart of the neighborhood is the Marais’ newest pop-up summer terrace, Café Cour. The terrace offers half-sunlit, half-shaded seating up until around 17h, when the sun sinks just low enough to be hidden.

  • New Coffee Shops Opening in Paris

    Three Insider Coffee Addresses for Your Paris Caffeine Fix

    Paris is wonderful at any time of the year, but it’s during the summer months that the city really begins to buzz with life and energy. Over the past few weeks, three new cafés have sprung up in Paris, adding to the city’s ever-growing list of places to get delicious craft coffee.