Food

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 know that today’s French are as affable as kittens… or are they?
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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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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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