Food

A Starry Christmas at Poilâne: Shortbread Ornaments

Our friend Wendy Lyn (of The Paris Kitchen) shares of one of her favorite Christmas traditions: Poilâne’s irresistible shortbread cookie ornaments… for decorating, eating, or both! Text and Photos by Wendy Lyn As soon as the first “sapin de Noël” (Christmas tree) appears on the city sidewalks, I know that is my cue to go to the Poilâne […]
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Vin Chaud on a Winter Afternoon

Nichole Robertson (of Little Brown Pen) waxes nostalgic for afternoons spent in the Marais drinking vin chaud. On days when it’s too cold to go out, try her recipe and indulge at home! Photo courtesy of Little Brown Pen Text by Nichole ...read more
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Galipette Pastry Lab: Yet Another Reason to Eat Caramel

Our friend Nichole Robertson (of Little Brown Pen) stumbled upon Galipette’s delectable caramels on Etsy last year. They’re no longer available online, but if you’re in Paris, stop by Galipette’s Pastry Lab (in the 2nd) ...read more
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Parisian Designer Holiday Cakes

Our friend Kim Petyt, fabulous Paris wedding planner and writer of Parisian Party, shares with us the traditional French Christmas dessert – the bûche de Noël, otherwise known to us as a Yule log. Check out her post below, featuring some ...read more
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Winter Recipes: Creamy Vegetable Soup

As winter vegetables hit their stride, we’re in the mood for simple, seasonal recipes like this one from the Recette du Jour blog. Perfect for a cold winter day! Text and Photo from La Recette du Jour I had to take a break from Taste & ...read more
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David Lebovitz on Community Supported Agriculture in Paris

David Lebovitz, one of our favorite food bloggers, has written a great account of the “Community Supported Agriculture” (CSA) scene in Paris… Photo: David Lebovitz Text by David Lebovitz About a year ago, I was having supper in ...read more
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French-Inspired Holiday Chocolates from Flora Lazar

Flora’s signature chocolates. All photos: floraconfections.com Flora Lazar is serious about sweets, and French-inspired sweets in particular. After decades spent working in the business and non-profit worlds, she finally followed her ...read more

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Paris’ Arty Supperclub: Miss Lunch’s Loft Dining

Images courtesy of Miss Lunch Supperclubs are nothing new. Whether the recent popularity they’re enjoying first started in London or Manhattan — where the hook was exclusivity and bragging rights about ‘discovering’ underground chefs in ...read more
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Introducing MenuPages Paris: Profiles & User Reviews of Parisian Restaurants – in English!

Image Erica Berman Last month saw the introduction of MenuPages for diners in Paris and London. With restaurant listings by arrondissement, neighborhood, and cuisine, this English language website proves to become a valuable resource for ...read more
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Linda Donahue’s Tasty Class at La Cuisine Paris

Our friend Linda Donahue (of Parisien Salon) had the opportunity to try out a baking class at La Cuisine Paris. Below, she recounts the mouth-watering results… Text and Photos by Linda Donahue, Parisien Salon Ever since Julia Child ...read more
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Wendy Lyn Visits the New Spring Boutique from Daniel Rose

It seems that Daniel Rose (owner and chef of Spring and Table 28) can do no wrong. Guest blogger Wendy Lyn of The Paris Kitchen stopped by for a tour of his just-opened Spring boutique… here’s a sneak peak! by Wendy Lyn, The Paris ...read more
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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 ...read more
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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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