Food

Thanksgiving Dinner in Paris

Thanksgiving is almost upon us – and Americans in Paris may be wondering what exactly the big day has in store. With the holiday coming up in just a few days, we wanted to share a piece by the folks over at Venere.com. For those of you curious about what the most traditional Thanksgiving options […]
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Le Verre Volé: My Favorite Boozy Wine Bar in Paris

Photo: linternaute.com What is it about France that makes me feel like it’s OK to drink an entire bottle of wine at midday? I guess it’s the fact that there are so many places that make it easy—almost impossible not—to do just that. My ...read more
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“Was There Life Before the Counter?” Meg Zimbeck Reviews Paris’ New Wine Bar L’Avant Comptoir

Paris-based freelance food and travel writer Meg Zimbeck (who contributes to the wonderful new blog Girls Guide to Paris) hits up l’Avant Comptoir, a great new wine bar in the 6th…   by Meg Zimbeck Last night marked my fourth ...read more
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Cheese: Secrets for Storing Your Finds from the Fromagerie

Clockwise from the blue cheese: Roquefort; Bouchon de Sancerre; Tome Fermière; Rocamodour Ever wonder why, when you buy cheese in a proper cheese shop, it comes wrapped in a piece of lined wax paper?  Until I lived in France, I always thought ...read more
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Daniel Rose (Spring) Is Back with Table 28

Paris-based freelance food and travel writer Meg Zimbeck (who contributes to the wonderful new Blog  Girls Guide to Paris) highlights Daniel Rose’s much buzzed-about new Paris restaurant Table 28. We are beyond jealous of those who have ...read more
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Bottoms Up: The Search for Paris’ Best Cocktails

www.mikebishopillustration.com Despite what Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald might have you believe, Paris has not historically been a cocktail-drinking town. Even today, the traditional pre-dinner drink—the apéritif or more familiar ...read more
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Marché des Gastronomes – New, Hip & Happening at Pigalle

Uninspired by the usual Monoprix, Franprix, ED, and Carrefour supermarkets in Montmartre, none of which thrill me or encourage me to buy much of anything (I prefer the small market shops on rue des Abbesses and Lepic), I was intrigued to see a ...read more

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Hungry? Paris’ Semaine du Goût (taste week) Turns 20

Photo: gralon.net Now that Paris Fashion Week is over, we can all get back to what we really love… food. Paris’ 20th annual Semaine du Goût (“Taste Week”) kicked off on Saturday and runs through next Sunday, the 18th. ...read more
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Have Your Tea… And Eat It Too

Guest blogger Sally Peabody continues her search for edible delicacies at Paris’ various tea salons… A tea flavored ‘macaron’ Gerard Mulot Paris – Paris Breakfasts Text by Sally Peabody, Your Great Days in Paris ...read more
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Brunch in Montmartre at Le Coquelicot

Guest Blogger Nichole Robertson (of Little Brown Pen fame) discovers one of our favorite bakeries in Montmartre. Make sure to come early to snag one of the outside tables, and enjoy Paris people watching at its best. photo courtesy of Meg ...read more
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La Petraia: An Unforgettable Tuscan Meal with Chef Susan McKenna Grant

Photos courtesy of La Petraia, Michael Grant & Sarah Raymond In the US, the vast majority of food & grocery shopping is done in supermarkets. We cook with canned beans or tomatoes, pre-butchered meats, and shrink-wrapped cold cuts – or ...read more
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Organic Resto Paris: Super Nature’s Seasonal Cuisine

Super Nature’s cheeseburger. Photo: dansmongrosventre.blogspot.com/ Just as the weather varies by season in Paris, so do our appetites. In spring when the city starts to heat up, we forgo bottles of deep red Cahors for glasses of rosé, we ...read more
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Paris: Tea Capital of the World

Teatime at Laduree. Photo: 4.bp.blogpsot.com by Sally Peabody, Your Great Days in Paris We all know that Paris is famed for its alluring wines, rich dark chocolates, redolent cheese and buttery croissants… but fine tea? Who knew? In fact, Paris’ ...read more