Parisian Living

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 Anglophone travelers to Paris. Long a staple for residents of and visitors to New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and […]
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Paris Independent Wine Growers’ Salon Nov 26-30

Illustrations Michel Tolmer Paris is not only a great place to drink wine, it’s also a great place to buy—especially this week. From November 26-30, 2009, the annual Independent Wine Growers’ Salon (Salons des Vins des Vignerons ...read more
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From Brooklyn to Paris: An Interview with Zeva Bellel of “Paris By Appointment Only”

Zeva. All photos courtesy of Zeva Bellel Text by Tory Hoen, Interview by Erica Berman Like so many Americans in this city, Zeva Bellel came to Paris by way of a dream—and an impractical one, at that. Raised in Brooklyn, New York, she spent her ...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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Weekend Shopping: Salon du Vintage in Paris

The Salon du Vintage, a vintage fashion and furniture fair, is taking place this weekend in St. Germain. Our friends over at Vingt Paris have a great article for those looking to stock up on vintage finds… Text by Mabli Jones writing for ...read more
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A Chat with Jeweler Beatrice Knoch: Check Out Her Studio This Weekend at Montmartre’s “Portes Ouvertes”

This weekend, HiP friend and jeweler Beatrice Knoch is participating in “Portes Ouvertes” in Montmartre. This is a great opportunity to stop by her atelier (work and living space) to see her unique jewelry and to meet the woman ...read more
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The Paris Apartment with Claudia Strasser: Bringing Paris Style Home

Two of our favorite francophiles, Linda Donahue (of Parisien Salon) and Claudia Strasser (of The Paris Apartment) sat down to chat about Parisian style. Check out the interview below! Interview by Linda Donahue; Photos by Claudia Strasser and ...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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What to Wear in France in the Winter: Tips from Julie Blakley

As the days grow shorter and the air gets colder, winter fashion hits the Parisian streets. Expert Julie Blakley gives us the lowdown on how to dress for a stylish (and warm) winter in France! Photos: The Sartorialist by Julie Blakley, Why Go ...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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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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Wine Harvest in Paris – Montmartre’s Fête des Vendanges

Photo: Painting in Paris We all know that France produces its fair share of wine, but did you know that Montmartre has its own wine-producing tradition? In addition to being the home of Paris’ only functioning vineyard, it is also home to ...read more