Food

The Other Side of Montmartre: The Best Restaurants, Bars & Cafés North of Sacre Coeur

You may already be familiar with Paris’ famous Montmartre district, but how about the hidden neighborhood tucked away behind the hills in the northern end of the city? While much of the 18th arrondissement has remained home to immigrant communities and fought off gentrification, pockets of the neighborhood have begun changing in recent years with new cafés and trendy bars popping up—including
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How to Host a French Apéritif at Home

One of the important facets of French food culture is l'apéro. Not only does l’apéro help stimulate your appetite as you enjoy a pre-meal drink, but it’s also a time to relax and rehash your day with friends or family. The term comes from the ...read more
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How to Spend Sunday in Paris’s Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the Left Bank epicenter of artistic life, is decidedly more bourgeois than bohemian today, but it’s tough to beat its quintessential cobblestoned streets, hidden corners, and see-and-be-seen cafés. While you could spend ...read more
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French Cooking Classes Online

Every year, thousands of people come to France with the objective of sampling its amazing cuisine. Many go a step further by learning to make French food themselves, taking hands-on cooking classes in Paris and around the country. The Covid-19 ...read more
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Our Favorite Bistro Cookbooks, Part 2

Here at HIP Paris, we know so many of our readers are longing to visit the City of Light for their much-needed French fix. The next best thing, in our opinion, is re-creating your favorite bistro dishes at home. When we set out to do a round-up ...read more
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Where to Eat Around the Sacré-Coeur in Montmartre

Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or inventive cuisine, a short walk will take you to these great restaurants near the Sacré-Coeur Basilica in Montmartre....read more
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Paris Restaurants Are Taking It to the Streets

I can’t speak for everyone in Paris, but all I really want to do now that the quarantine is slowly lifting is go outside. Eat outside, drink outside, walk outside. ...read more

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August in Paris: Restaurants & Cafés Staying Open

Lots of restaurants and cafes close in August, which can make it tricky to find somewhere to eat and drink if you’re visiting the city, or one of the few locals (i.e. me) to remain. I’ve made it my mission to hunt down some of the best ...read more
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Paris’ Best New Summer Terraces

It’s summer in Paris and that means it’s time to take advantage of the many terraces and rooftop bars the city has to offer. Here are this year’s best new spots for you to check out. ...read more
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Dorie Greenspan’s Summer Vegetable Tian

Tian is the word for both the the dish itself and the pottery casserole in which this dish is cooked. My friend and cookbook author Lucinda Scala Quinn (Mad Hungry), summed up the dish perfectly: She said the best ones should have too much oil, ...read more
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Where to Eat Around the Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe

Here is a selection of venues around the Champs-Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe that are well worth eating at, compared to the chain restaurants that unfortunately line the world-famous avenue. In fact, in the case of some⁠, you may even have ...read more
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Bon Appétit: Our Favorite Bistro Cookbooks

There are so many things that Francophiles miss about the French capital while travel restrictions are in place, and chief amongst them is the food. At the heart of dining out in Paris is, of course, the humble bistro. For centuries they have ...read more
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Picnicking in Paris: Cafés Doing Takeout Food Near Parks and Gardens

With parks and gardens now reopened, why not get yourself some takeaway from one of these cafes and enjoy in the nearest green space?...read more