Coffee

The Best Australian-Style Brunch & Coffee in Paris

The Aussie brunch, or “brekkie” (short for breakfast), has taken off internationally. Australian’s love to travel, and have taken their passion for brunch and coffee with them, opening cafes in London, New York, and Paris. Locals have jumped on the bandwagon too. The New York Times describes Australian brunch as ‘bright mashups of foods that are healthy, natural and luxurious all at once’. So
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Café or Caffè? French vs. Italian Coffee Culture

On paper, the difference is just one “f” between coffee in Italy and in France — caffè and café. OK, the accent switches, too, but let’s ditch the minutia. In practice, however, the two coffee cultures have much more to argue about with wild, ...read more
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La Main Noire: Elevating Paris’ Café (and Tea) Scene

The latest addition to the Australian school of how-to-start-your day is La Main Noire Collective a group of coffee professionals and devotees who cite Australian coffee and brunch culture as their main inspiration in their quest to “enhance the ...read more
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The Hood Paris: Coffee, Creativity and Gastronomy

The Hood wears many hats, and it carries each one impeccably. By day, the comfortable, airy space serves as a coffeehouse and creative meeting place. By night, a veritable gastronomic address. ...read more
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Cassiopée: Freshly Roasted Coffee, Gluten Free Sweets, and Art in Montmartre

Cassiopée is an art gallery crossed with a coffee roaster-cum-café and furnished like a cozy Parisian living room. It’s the brainchild of half-French, half-Cameroonian Kisito Belibi, whose penchant for coffee history and mythology gave birth to ...read more
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Umami Matcha Café: Japanese Dining, Tea and Pastries in Paris’ 3ème

Tucked away in a quiet street behind the hustle and bustle of the busy Place de la République, Umami Matcha is the first café in Paris to be entirely devoted to matcha, the bitter, grassy-hued powdered tea used in the Japanese tea ceremony. Yet ...read more
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Living Like a Local: How To Spend Sunday in Paris (Part III)

Parisians take relaxing very seriously. France is world renowned for its 35-hour workweek, its terrace coffee sipping, August vacations, people watching and sleepy Sundays, bien sûr! Here are some local Parisian tips for making the most of your ...read more

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5 Pailles: A Hidden Coffee Shop in Paris’ 10th Arrondissement

Paris teaches you that appearances can be deceiving. One of the biggest charms of the city is how it can change from tiny to titanic, small to staggering, in a matter of meters. Mini cobble stone streets open onto magnificent esplanades and ...read more
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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 ...read more
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DonAntónia Pastelaria: Portuguese Treats Along the Canal St-Martin

Among all of the trendy coffee shops and boutiques along the Canal Saint Martin, one new address is standing out from the rest. Forget croissants and café crèmes for a moment and immerse yourself in the pasteis de nata and galão at DonAntónia. ...read more
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Coffee with a French Twist at Cuillier Café

France is waking up to a world beyond Italian roast, and good coffee is now accessible in major French cities. Café Cuillier, which just opened its third location in Paris, has made it its mission to get people here as excited and concerned ...read more
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Paris’ Favorite Left Bank Bookshop Opens Shakespeare & Company Café

Welcome to the Shakespeare & Company Café, where you can escape into a book from one of the shelves or from next door, grab a latte on the go, rendezvous with your Editor to discuss a new writing project, or—like the best Parisian cafes—settle ...read more
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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 ...read more