Food

Bistrot du Peintre: A Legit Restaurant on Paris’ Right Bank

The trouble with dating someone who always thinks he’s right is that, sometimes, he actually is. On my most recent visit to Paris, my BF and I got into a lot of food-related debates, and I have to admit, he knows his stuff. While I tend to keep my ear to the ground for news […]
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Paris Restaurant Etiquette: Dining Discreetly

Dining in Paris (artistfriendship) Sometimes, I’m still intimidated by Paris. If the city were a person, it would probably be your elegant-but-somewhat-terrifying grandmother. She’ll help you become more refined, but might also scare the heck ...read more
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The Inside Scoop: A Foodie Tour of the Rue du Bac

Do you know Amy Reverdy, of the wonderful blog C’est La Me? If not,  prepare to be wooed. This sweet expat from California charms with her self-deprecating, I’m-too-west-coast-to-take-myself-seriously tales of adapting to life with ...read more
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Chateau Richeux: A Decadent Escape from Paris

We don’t know about you, but we think we may just be starting to get sick of winter. Now that the novelty of bundling up in colorful tights, capes, gloves and scarves is starting to wear off, it’s time to turn our thoughts to the ...read more
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Croissant Smackdown: Paris’ Best Croissants

Amy Thomas, Paris’ sweets goddess, recently organized a croissant tasting for a blessed few. To our great dismay, we were out of town and unable to partake in the buttery festivities. To make up for it, we’re sharing her write-up ...read more
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When You’re Missing Paris in November: 7 Cool Events & Classes

Boat ride on the Seine; photo by Maggie Battista I’m dreaming of Paris. Again. This happens when I’m in the States. I just returned from a month-long trip to France. I traveled up and down the south of France, exploring most of ...read more
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Getting Your Vegetarian Indian Fix in Paris: Krishna Bhavan

Kim Laidlaw, the hip British expat (and Paris insider) behind the I Heart Paris blog recently gave up her favorite Paris Indian rec, an unassuming spot in the La Chapelle area: Krishna Bhavan. As Parisians know, it can be frustratingly hard to ...read more

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Guilo Guilo – Eight Courses and Four Reviews of this Japanese Gem

Amy Thomas (God I love Paris), Kim Laidlaw (I Heart Paris), Forest Collins (52 Martinis) and our very own Erica Berman recently got together for a very special meal at the elusive Montmartre restaurant, Guilo Guilo. Renowned for its Japanese ...read more
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Our Favorites: Tory’s Top Ten Paris Spots

Julien Hausherr – La Pagode theater’s Japanese style garden While this list might appear to be a whimsically chosen, feel-good assortment of Parisian places and experiences, I’ll have you know that I agonized over the decisions ...read more
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An Original Farm-to-Table Spot: Cooking Classes on a French Farm

  Kitchen at Camont – Tim Clinch While I love the pace of a vibrant city like Paris, I’m a New England girl at heart. As such, there’s nothing like a big green vista or a vast ocean to make me feel at home. On my latest trip abroad – ...read more
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Three Discoveries on a Secret Paris Séjour

Julien Hausherr – Musee de la Chasse et de la Nature Surprise! I made a super-quick trip to France last month. I only told a handful of friends that I was going because I had just 6 days to do what I do in Paris, which is nothing ...read more
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Eat Pray Love in Paris: Our Top Picks

To celebrate the French release of Eat Pray Love (Mange, Prie, Aime) today, Amy Thomas has put together a fabulous little list of the best places to eat, pray and love your way through Paris. Love Locks on the Pont des Arts: Hipposrunsuperfast; ...read more
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Impressing the French: Baking For the In-Laws

Lindsey Tremuta, the author of the entertaining blog Lost in Cheeseland, offers up regular musings on her life as an American expat in France. Here, she shares a couple recipes with us: a zucchini cake with crunchy lemon glaze that held its own ...read more