Coffee

Le Poutch: Coffee, Breakfast and Brunch on Paris’ Hip Canal Saint Martin

Café Le Poutch may be new to the scene at Canal Saint Martin, but it’s already made 13, rue Lucien Sampaix its own. With a good soundtrack, free wifi, and a delicious menu, the café makes an excellent choice for a lunch, an afternoon with a word document, or a coffee date.
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How to Order Coffee in France with Comme Une Française

You've packed a Paris-perfect wardrobe, planned your gastronomic meals, and found idyllic accommodations...now it's time to practice your French. Géraldine Lepère shares the phrases you need to order a coffee like a local so the next time you ...read more
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Coffee in Paris: The Coffee Revolution Continues in the City of Light

Recently, something of a coffee revolution has been slowly but surely taking place in Paris, with serious coffee specialists popping up throughout the capital over the last couple of years. We talked about the inaugural wave of this trend back ...read more
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Coffee Culture Revolution in Paris: The Black Market

The famous Café Procope, Paris’ first café, was serving this new, caffeinated beverage to the likes of Voltaire – rumored to have consumed 40 cups of coffee a day – among a star-studded cast of other enlightened historical figures, including ...read more
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Ten Belles: Paris’ Coffee Pros Strike Again by the Canal St Martin

As I parked my Velib on a rare sunny afternoon in Paris, just steps from the Canal St Martin, I could already tell I was in for a treat.  I made my way up charming rue de la Grange aux Belles to the narrow storefront of Ten Belles, snuggled next ...read more
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Fast Coffee in Italy – Quick, Cheap and Delicious

Coffee and focaccia – Breakfast in Genoa In Italy, coffee is delicious, quick, and to the point. You arrive, you order, you drink, you go. Now, your day can start or your afternoon can continue. Your barrista probably knows your name, the ...read more
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Le Bal Café: Amazing Food, Coffee, and Art at Place de Clichy

Having lived in Paris for five years, I have experienced a full spectrum of highs (euphoria) and lows (disillusionment) of expat life. And throughout those emotional dips I’ve observed the local evolutions – the highs and lows – of the city ...read more

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Frog Fight: The Search For Paris’ Best Barista (and Cup of Coffee) Is On

We’re a bit obsessed with Paris’ budding coffee scene as of late. At the heart of it all are the Frog Fights, where Paris’ best baristas compete to show off their brewing, frothing and presentation skills. This month the event ...read more
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Coffee in Paris? Finally, Coffee You CAN Drink in the City of Lights!

Erica Berman is a serious coffee drinker. No joke. Long frustrated by Paris’ less-than-stellar coffee scene, she is overjoyed to see that some serious brewsters are finally taking hold of Paris. Be sure to check in next week for our review ...read more
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Caféotheque’s Jacu Bird Coffee: Pass the Café!

Photo: parisbreakfasts.blogspot.com Text by Simone Blaser For coffee addicts who think they’ve seen it all—we’ve reached the new frontier. It involves beans that have been “pre-processed” by the Brazilian Jacu bird, ...read more
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