Posts by Paris Paysanne:

  • Gluten-Free in Paris Part 4: Paris’ Best GF Sweets

    Paris has a growing number of options for those who want to skip the gluten but keep their sweets. Here are a few of our favorite places to pop in for dessert or an afternoon snack.

  • Permaculture in France

    France offers many opportunities for those interested in sustainable farming methods to get their hands dirty and dive into permaculture concepts at working farms and education centers. Beyond a holistic approach to gardening, permaculture is a way of life.

  • What to do in Paris in May 2019

    As the French say “en mai, fais ce qu’il te plaît (“in May, do what makes you happy”), and the city’s line-up of expos, sporting events, and other fun outings make it easy to do just that.

  • What to do in Paris in April 2019

    Following the momentum set by the Omnivore festival in March, Paris continues to host a variety of food festivals and events throughout the month of April.

  • Gluten-Free in Paris Part 3: The Best GF Coffee Shops

    In this installment of our gluten-free in Paris series we share with you a few spots where you are sure to find a delicious gluten-free patisserie to go with your coffee.

  • Baguettes and Coffee in Paris

    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.

  • Epicerie Kilogramme Paris - Bulk Food Supermarket Shopping takes off

    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:

  • HiP Paris' guide to the best Sustainable, Ethical & Fair-Trade Shopping in Paris

    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 équitable have plenty of options in Paris. Here are a few of our favorites:

  • What to do in Paris in March, from food festivals to sports events.

    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.  

  • The best gluten-free places to go for lunch in Paris.

    Gluten-Free in 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 if you know where to go!

  • Refettorio Paris restaurant in the Madeleine feeding the needy

    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 with Instagram accounts. Refettorio aims to save its tables for those in need.

  • Kid friendly Paris: the best of kid friendly in Paris by the HiP Paris blog

    Paris with Kids: The Best of Kid Friendly in Paris

    When Paris’ mayor made the city’s public transportation services free for children under the age of 11, she took a step towards reducing air pollution in Paris. This also made the city a more welcoming place for families. While urban environments are not often considered kid friendly, Paris has come a long way in terms of becoming friendly for kids and families.

  • Gluten-free apple tarts at Chambelland bakery in Paris.

    Gluten-Free in 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.