Posts by Emma Brode:

  • HiP Paris Blog rounds up the best souffle in Paris

    The Art of the Soufflé: Finding the Best of a French Classic in Paris

    Visiting Paris and hoping to taste one of these very delicious French specialties? Here are three restaurants for you ranging from contemporary riffs to traditional favorites.

  • Loulou restaurant in Paris is one of our favorite places to eat in central Paris.

    LOULOU Restaurant: Artsy Eating at Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs

    Overlooking the vast gardens of the Palais du Louvre behind the walls of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is the arty restaurant LOULOU. From the same group behind Monsieur Bleu at the Palais de Tokyo, as well as a myriad of Paris’ well-frequented nightlife destinations — Le Zig Zag, Le Yoyo Palais de Tokyo, and Le Castel to name a few — comes their latest number nestled like a gem among the museum’s priceless treasures.

  • Raphaële Marchal A La Folie Book

    An Interview with Raphaële Marchal, Food Writer Extraordinaire & Author of À La Folie

    If there’s one name to know in Paris’ fizzing new food scene, it’s that of Raphaële Marchal. Contributing writer to the all-things-sugar magazine, Fou de Pâtisserie, as well as the Parisian’s go-to-guide for young and creative cuisine, Le Fooding, the 26 year-old also runs her own successful food blog enrangdoignons.com and contributes to many of the gastronomic events in Paris.

  • Ore by Alain Ducasse at the Palace of Versailles

    Ore by Alain Ducasse: The Gastronomic Jewel Behind Versailles’ Golden Gates

    Overlooking the Pavillon Dufour behind the golden gates of the Versailles palace is the newest gem of the Alain Ducasse empire. Ore, the first ever full-service restaurant within the walls of the seventeenth-century palace, affords a peaceful and simple space apart from its rich surroundings. Taking its name from the Latin word for mouth, Ore is a gastronomic experience not to be missed. 

  • Capucine: An Clandestine Italian Café and Wine Bar in Paris' Faubourg Saint-Antoine

    Capucine: An Italian Café and Wine Bar Tucked Away in the 11ème

    Fans of Fabrizio Ferrara’s flavorful cuisine were disappointed by the closing of Caffé dei Cioppi, but happily the space has reopened as a relaxed Italian café and wine bar in the hands of Stefania Melis, already known to the Paris gastronomic scene as Mrs. Simone Tondo of Roseval fame.

  • Rue Victor Masse: The Best of Cocktails and Cuisine in Pigalle

    Cocktails and Noshes in SoPi: Inside l’Entrée des Artistes Pigalle & Le Grand Pigalle

    Paris’ best playground is at the base of Montmartre, in the once red-light district turned bohemian paradise with no end of bars, boutique hotels, and late-night neo-bistrots. This year Pigalle welcomes the addition of the Grande Pigalle Hotel and L’Entree des Artistes on rue Victor Masse.

  • A summer internship in Paris with HiP Paris Blog

    A Summer Internship with HiP Paris Blog

    Last August, with a passport and plane ticket in hand, I said goodbye to my family and stepped onto an airplane headed to Paris. For the next year, I would learn a great deal through experiencing French culture firsthand and through my editorial internship with HiP Paris Blog.

  • The Five Best Apps for Food-Lovers in Paris will help you find great local coffee shops like Papilles here with its outdoor seating in the sunshine.

    The Five Best Apps for Food-Lovers in Paris

    The five best food apps for discovering restaurants and pastry shops around Paris. Le Fooding, Patricia Wells’ New Food Lover’s Guide to Paris, La Fourchette, BIM, and Paris Pastry with David Lebovitz

  • Korean Fried Chicken comes to Paris' 2nd arrondissement at Hero

    Hero: Korean Fried Chicken and Original Cocktails in Paris

    The dream team behind Paris’ classy and cocktail-forward Mary Celeste, Candelaria, and Glass hits a high note with the greatly anticipated opening of Hero, a three-story Korean canteen and bar. The small menu revisits traditional Korean street food, artfully prepared by Haan Palcu-Chang, former chef at Mary Celeste and inventor of the restaurant’s well-loved deviled eggs.

  • Ellsworth Restaurant and Wine Bar: Revisiting American comfort food in Paris

    Ellsworth Restaurant and Wine Bar: Revisiting American Comfort Food in Paris

    Three years after opening Verjus Restaurant and Verjus Wine Bar, charming American couple Laura Adrian and Braden Perkins unveil a sister restaurant that serves up wine bar favorites (including Verjus’ in-demand fried chicken) and other inventive variations on American comfort food.

  • Reserve now at Gare au Gorille, a friendly neighborhood neo-bistrot in Paris' 17th arrondissement. Inventive and original cuisine at a good price.

    Gare au Gorille: A Friendly Neighborhood Neo-Bistrot in Paris’ 17ème

    Concealed behind an unassuming rusty metal and white tile facade is Paris’ latest culinary incontournable Gare au Gorille. The peculiar name, lifted from an offbeat Georges Brassens song about an escaped gorilla, lends to the old world-meets-new atmosphere at this friendly neo-bistrot.

  • Paris bar and restaurant Le Comptoir Général celebrates African cultures with an eclectic thrift-shop decor.

    Le Comptoir Général: African Food, Drinks, and Dance Along Paris’ Canal Saint Martin

    Behind a street art mural along Canal Saint Martin hides Paris’ best-kept secret — “Ghetto Museum” Le Comptoir General. This multi-purpose treasure trove celebrates Franco-african culture through music, film, fashion, and dance, and has a steady following among in-the-know Parisians and expats.

  • Les Chouettes Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge: A Cosy and Refined Art Deco Gem in Paris' Fashionable Haut Marais

    Les Chouettes Restaurant and Lounge: Hip Dining in Paris’ Fashionable Marais

    Newly opened on Rue de Picardie in Paris’ Haut Marais neighborhood is the visually pleasing Parisian bistro Les Chouettes. With an elegant interior by design firm Lázaro Rosa Violán, the three-story restaurant and cocktail bar feels like a modern rendition of the Parisian art deco lounge.