Food

Cooking with my French Husband: French Kitchen Secrets

Right from the outset of our relationship, cooking has been my husband’s love language. The first dish he ever cooked for me was  coq au vin (chicken braised in wine) over the small stove of an Airbnb in Nice. Not only was it one of the best meals I’d ever had, it also laid the blueprints of our future stay-at-home dates, with him cooking and me eating.
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The Best Climbing Gyms in Paris Now

Climbing has come a long way in the last few years. The sport was once dominated by tough grizzled men who battled the elements and abided by a strict code of ethics. It has evolved to become a sport that is accessible to all. ...read more
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Frank Adrian Barron’s new Book “Sweet Paris” – and a Giveaway

Drawing on influences from his American upbringing and la vie Parisian, Frank Adrian Barron’s new cookbook Sweet Paris offers us 59 mouthwatering seasonal dessert recipes, as well as tips on how to be a classic Parisian host. From constructing ...read more
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Best New Books to Learn French Cooking at Home

To help you satisfy your French cravings, we’ve selected these recent cookbooks to bring you straight to the land of flaky pastries, even if only through your tastebuds....read more
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10 Instagram Accounts to Travel With From Home

Most Covid restrictions have now been lifted, and spring is here, but we are all still in desperate need of a pick me up Instagram session. Put your comfiest outfit on, grab a snack and let your mind wander around Paris and beyond, thanks to ...read more
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Friend or Foe? How to Cope When the French Get Feisty

We’ve all heard something to the effect of, “Paris would be perfect, if it weren’t for the French.” I usually laugh these comments off as clichés that hark back to an earlier age, when France was more culturally closed than it is now. We all ...read more
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La Chandeleur: The Best Crêpes in Paris

La chandeleur is crêpe day - a great excuse to eat a delicious crêpe! Here are my favorite places to celebrate chandeleur in Paris....read more

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Where to Eat Traditional French Food in Paris

From Michelin-starred treats to simple and delicious food, we’ve selected the best places to try traditional French cuisine in Paris. ...read more
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It’s All About the Croissants: Where to Find the Best Croissants in Paris

The enchanting fragrance of warm pastries early in the morning – nothing screams France more than this. Here are some of the best croissants in Paris....read more
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The Best Galettes des Rois for 2022

Epiphany is celebrated in France by eating a galette des rois. Here are our picks for the best galettes des rois in Paris for 2022....read more
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All I Want for Christmas is… Paris

With the holidays upon us, I wish I could fly to Paris and relive some of my favorite memories. Here is everything I would do, AKA my Paris Wishlist....read more
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The Best Bûches de Noël in Paris

The bûche de Noël (the Christmas log) is a typical French dessert, eaten during the holidays. Here are our favourite bûches to buy in Paris this Christmas!...read more
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Restaurants Open on Christmas & New Year’s 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 ...read more
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