Food

Le Temps au Temps: Worth Taking the Time

Julien Hausherr I’ve been in Paris for over a year, and I’ve wanted to dine at Le Temps au Temps almost the whole time. I’m not even exactly sure where I first heard about it. But little details stuck out in my mind: that it’s pocket-sized, that the food is playful… I think the descriptor […]
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Cappuccino In Italy = Morning Bliss

Life here in Italy comes with simple pleasures. Each morning I start my day with an eagerly awaited Cappuccino. I have found my favorite little hole-in-the-wall right around the corner from my apartment in the Castelletto neighborhood of Genoa. ...read more
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Recipe Tip: A Decadently French Moelleux au Chocolat

This delicious recipe comes courtesy of new Hip Paris friend Cristina – cook, writer, photographer and blogger extraordinaire. Her mouth-watering blog, From Buenos Aires to Paris, grew from her desire to learn to cook like the French – which is ...read more
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Go Organic in Paris

Guest Blogger, Laura, from the super cool blog My Mélange has shared her favorite organic hotspots in the city of lights. With more and more need to pay attention to the environment, we thank My Mélange for sharing these wonderful organic ...read more
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The Best Baguettes in Paris

Every year, in a closed chamber on the Ile Saint-Louis, a panel of carb-loving judges select the Best Baguette in Paris. The top ten winners of this annual contest – the Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Française de la Ville de Paris – are ...read more
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Rino: A Darling New Bistrot in Paris

Barbra Austin – Girl’s Guide to Paris My boyfriend recently informed me that he had made a dinner reservation: “Someplace new… someplace I think you haven’t heard of.” “That’s not possible,” I replied, and I meant it. For the past ...read more
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Let Them Eat Cupcakes: Paris’ Best American Sweets

Little Miss Cupcake As a New Yorker, I find it equal parts utter insanity and totally logical that as soon as I moved to Paris last year—with visions of millefeuilles, pains au chocolat, artisan chocolates and good old Nutella street crepes ...read more

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Paris Foods You Must Eat – Part 2

I miss Paris – the gorgeous gray buildings, the bridges over that little river, the cranky taxi drivers. Oh, let’s be real for a moment; I miss the food more than anything else. And since my initial post on Paris Foods You Must Eat (part 1) did ...read more
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Dinner in Paris at Hidden Kitchen w/David Lebovitz & Meg Zimbeck

When I heard that the lovely Lily of Context Travel was organizing a dinner at Hidden Kitchen hosted by David Lebovitz and Meg Zimbeck, I jumped at the occasion. I was lucky enough to attend Hidden Kitchen over a year ago and was itching for the ...read more
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Rosa Jackson Tests Pramil with Erica, A Favorite New Marais Neo-Bistrot

I was pleasantly surprised to discover Pramil with Rosa Jackson and Paule Caillat for a tasty dinner of refreshingly delicious, and reasonably priced French fare and excellent company. Pramil is a tiny bistro tucked away on a small side street ...read more
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Market Shopping: Marché des Enfants Rouges

Meg Zimbeck If you enjoy the Marais and are a history buff or a market troll, you must take the time to discover the oldest market in Paris : le Marché des Enfants Rouges. First off, a little history to get everyone situated. Marguerite de ...read more
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Pastry Hopping: A Sweet Tour Around the Faubourg Saint Antoine

Paris may be the best place in the world to visit if you’ve got a sweet tooth. Blocks lined with patisseries, crèpe stands on street corners, butter-filled pastries for breakfast… Amy Thomas knows some great spots for off-the-radar ...read more
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Hungry? Paris’ Best Spots For Man-Sized Meals

Geir Halvorsen An American friend once told me that when he spent his semester abroad in Paris, he was starving the entire time. It’s true that portions in France are generally smaller than those in America (hence the svelte population), ...read more