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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.
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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 the City: Paris’ Best Restaurants and Bakeries Sans Gluten

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

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Thanksgiving in Paris: How to Prepare and Shop Like a Chef

Living in France, Thanksgiving is the holiday I miss the most. Fortunately the French are always ready to join in any food-related fun and rounding up expats and Frenchies alike is very easy. Finding the ingredients, on the other hand, is a bit ...read more
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The Big Mamma Group: Trendy, Fresh, Authentic Italian Dining in Paris

With so many Big Mamma choices, it may be hard to pick which to try first. Here is a breakdown of some of the different restaurants to help you decide which Big Mamma is right for you....read more
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Cassiopée: Freshly Roasted Coffee, Gluten Free Sweets, and Art in Montmartre

Cassiopée is an art gallery crossed with a coffee roaster-cum-café and furnished like a cozy Parisian living room. It’s the brainchild of half-French, half-Cameroonian Kisito Belibi, whose penchant for coffee history and mythology gave birth to ...read more
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LOULOU Restaurant: Artsy Eating at Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Overlooking the vast gardens of the Palais du Louvre behind the walls of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is the arty restaurant LOULOU. From the same group behind Monsieur Bleu at the Palais de Tokyo, as well as a myriad of Paris’ well-frequented ...read more
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Livening up the Left Bank: Trendy New Addresses in Paris’ 7th

The Gros Caillou (or “big pebble”) neighborhood spans from Invalides to the Champs de Mars in the 7th arrondissement. Recently opened businesses are revitalizing the district with their youthful energy. ...read more
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Desperately Seeking Tsukemen: Where to Find Paris’ Best Japanese Noodles

Tsukemen differs from traditional ramen dishes in that the noodles don’t come in a soup. Instead, they’re served separately, and you use chopsticks to dunk them into a reduced broth or sauce, before slurping them up with delicate finesse....read more