Food

La Goutte d’Or: Exquisite Pastries in Paris’ 18ème

A blend of specialty coffee shop and high-end French pâtisserie, La Goutte d’Or proposes a mix of traditional viennoiseries such as croissants and madeleines, as well as edgier creations that reflect Menguy’s quirky style.
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Belle Maison Restaurant Paris: Seafood & Ambiance by Pigalle

Montmartre and Pigalle may be the home of many scenic spots and a wide range of cafés perfect for a quick lunch or coffee break, but the area is not known as a fine dining destination. Locals however, notably SoPi dwellers and habitués of nearby ...read more
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Catch of the Day: Ethical Seafood in Paris

Poiscaille functions much like a CSA, a sort of farm share in which members pay to support local artisans in exchange for fresh, locally sourced produce. Instead of farmers, Poiscaille supports fishers with the help of their members, who sign up ...read more
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Breadlovers’ Paris: Our Top Picks in Montmartre’s Abbesses ‘Hood

The recipe to make a baguette tradition does not change much from bakery to bakery, but the care in the choice of ingredients, and the way that they are put together, varies a great deal. Here are four of the best boulangeries in the Abbesses ...read more
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Stoney Clove Bakery: American Comfort Food in Paris’ Montorgueil ‘Hood

Stoney Clove Bakery is an American owned “all-American bakery” in the 2nd arrondissement, tucked away in a quaint space on a side street away from the crowds of rue Montorgueil. ...read more
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Montmartre: Exploring the New, Hip and Delicious in One of Our Favorite Paris ‘Hoods

Even the small village around metro Abbesses is constantly evolving with new cafés, restaurants, and shops opening all the time. If you find yourself in the 18th arrondissement visiting Sacre-Coeur or the Moulin Rouge, make sure to stop by some ...read more
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Beyond Colette: Paris Concept Store Shopping and Dining Bliss

While die hard fans will argue that nothing will ever replace the innovative space and business model of Colette, the unique combination of shopping and indulgence that it offered can still be found in the capital....read more

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The Art of the Soufflé: Finding the Best of a French Classic in Paris

Visiting Paris and hoping to taste one of these very delicious French specialties? Here are three restaurants for you ranging from contemporary riffs to traditional favorites....read more
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Printemps du Goût: A Paris Shopping Institution Focuses on French Terroir

On January 10th the iconic Parisian department store Printemps followed the example of competitors Le Bon Marché and Galeries Lafayette by opening their own épicerie fine, Le Printemps du Goût....read more
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Gluten-Free in Paris: The’ Best Gluten Free Restaurants & Bakeries in Paris

There’s a reason why our mental image of a Parisian features a striped-shirt-wearing specimen carrying a baguette, the French after all love nothing more than a loaf of crusty bread- but does this mean you should hit up London instead if you’re ...read more
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Healthy Parisian Living: Bringing Wellbeing to the New Year in Paris

Every year, losing weight and eating healthy take the top spots of New Year’s resolution lists, even in Paris. But by the end of the month most of those get-in-shape goals have fizzled, by no means helped by the miserable weather that plagues ...read more
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Dining out in Paris with Kids: One Ex-Pat Mom’s Experience

I wish there was the perfect how-to guide to dining out with kids. Well, other than “Don’t do it. Stay home and cook.”...Bouncing back and forth from America to France several times a year, I’m often asked if there are differences between eating ...read more
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Dealer de Gourmandises: A Homemade Candy Shop in Montmartre, and More

Montmartre has a new sweet spot as it welcomes the Dealer des Gourmandises, a candy shop featuring homemade, locally sourced, organic and artisanal products....read more