Food

Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year’s Eve in Paris

Like August, Christmas and New Year’s Eve can be tricky times for finding restaurants that are open in Paris. Luckily, there are a select few that will be open on Christmas Eve (when the French typically celebrate), Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve. Some may have special menus, while others will stick with their usual. Here are some options:
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Eco-Friendly & Zero-Waste Dining in Paris

Here are some of the best ethical and environmentally friendly Parisian restaurants....read more
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What to do in Paris’ Pigalle Neighborhood

Not long ago, Pigalle, Paris’ former red-light district had a naughty reputation. Fast forward to 2021, this lively area located at the base of Montmartre has reinvented itself as one of the city’s trendiest quartiers. Here's a brief guide to ...read more
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How to Order Coffee in Paris

Have you ever ordered a coffee in Paris and found yourself stunned when it finally arrived at the table? You’re not alone. To help you navigate the somewhat-confusing café menu, we’ve prepared an easy guide to ordering coffee in France....read more
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The Best Coffee Spots in Paris Right Now

There’s no doubt about it. The French are coffee mad, meaning there is plenty of option in Paris. Here are a few of my favorite spots to sit down in Paris with a good coffee and book....read more
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Where to Eat in Paris’ 5th Arrondissement

When I used to visit Paris before moving here, I didn’t find there was much of a food scene in the 5th. But how things have changed! There are now plenty of options when it comes to dining out. Here are some of my favorites....read more
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Classic French Dishes from my Mother-In-Law’s Kitchen

Along with the million and one things to worry about while moving countries, I also faced the intimidating prospect of meeting my (then future) French mother-in-law, Maria.Luckily, all my consternations were for naught. Turns out, we were a ...read more

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Top 5 Freaky French Foods We’re Still Scared To Eat

When most people think of French food, their minds are likely to turn to croissants and pain au chocolat. But never the freaky foods like boudin noir. Here's a list of some foods for the most daring the try in France. ...read more
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Living French: Versailles-Based Pastry Chef Molly Wilkinson

I recently sat down with Versailles-based pastry chef Molly Wilkinson to discuss her life in France and all things pastry, including her new book French Pastry Made Simple. After leaving her job in digital marketing, she made the leap across the ...read more
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Le Bon Georges: A Modern French Bistro in the 9th

With a menu that embraces the best of France and an approach to customer service that rejects the worst, Le Bon Georges is swiftly becoming a new neighborhood favorite in the 9th arrondissement....read more
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Bistrot Paul Bert: A Classic Paris Bistro

Sometimes, the stars align. 3 friends share a lovely Wednesday dinner at a cozy restaurant in the 11th – Le Bistrot Paul Bert, a classic Paris bistro. ...read more
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What’s Open in August in Paris

With many Paris restaurants and cafés closed in August, it can be hard to find somewhere to go out for a meal. We’re here to help!...read more
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Our Favorite Stinky French Cheese

Today there are nearly 400 distinct cheeses in France, and discussing and eating them is a national pastime. Check out these stinky French cheeses for your next trip to a fromagerie....read more
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