Parisian Living

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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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
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October 8-11: Paris’ Vintage Decor Events

Attention all design and interior décor gurus! This weekend there will be no respite for the aesthetically minded. After a week devoted to decorating the flesh, it’s time to think about the home. October 8-11, two not-to-be-missed events are ...read more
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Heidi Swanson’s 10 Days in Paris

Food blogger, photographer, and world traveler Heidi Swanson reflects on 10 idyllic days in Paris. From the flea markets at Clignancourt to the gelato at Pozzetto to dinner at Le Verre Volé, she hit a number of our favorite spots. Text and ...read more
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Postcards from the Seine

Courtesy of Little Brown Pen Browsing Nichole’s blog Little Brown Pen today I saw she posted this lovely snapshot she took of one of the ubiquitous postcard racks along the Seine. So romantic and appropriate! Thanks Nichole. A bientot ...read more
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