You may already be familiar with Paris’ famous Montmartre district, but how about the hidden neighborhood tucked away behind the hills in the northern end of the city? While much of the 18th arrondissement has remained home to immigrant communities and fought off gentrification, pockets of the neighborhood have begun changing in recent years with… …read more

Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or inventive cuisine, a short walk will take you to these great restaurants near the Sacré-Coeur Basilica in Montmartre. …read more

If you’re looking to avoid the crowds and do something a little bit different this NYE, there are plenty of alternative events in Paris that are sure to make your night a memorable one. …read more

Montmartre locals are typically die-hard fans of their touristy-cum-quaint quartier. And we can’t disagree. Here are the 18ème addresses we love. …read more

While Montmartre’s numerous bistros serving traditional French fare often leave much to be desired, there are a number of small restaurants serving excellent international cuisine. If you’re looking for something delicious and different, don’t hesitate to try one of these addresses. …read more

The eastern side of the 18th arrondissement, known as La Goutte d’Or, has been developing into the city’s most interesting food hub over the last few years. From micro-breweries to farmer co-ops, the district is now home to Paris’ first cheesemaker. Opened last December, word has been getting around about this unique and talented urban… …read more

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Black has long been synonymous with chic sophistication- much like Paris. The color has been celebrated by Saint Laurent and Chanel, Renoir and O’Keefe. Today the shade is making its way to a métier perhaps as beloved in France as fashion and art: bread-making. …read more

If you’re eager to discover an authentic Paris neighborhood far from the touristy hordes, try visiting La Chapelle – a Parisian quartier on the border of the 10th, 18th, and 19th arrondissements. Here you’ll find a diverse area, a world away from the realm of cliché Paris sights like the Eiffel Tower and macarons, bursting… …read more

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 of our favorite places that have opened recently. …read more

If your experience of shopping for meat in Paris is limited to picking up a shrink-wrapped steak at Monoprix or roast chicken that’s been sitting all morning under a heating lamp at the local market, do yourself a favor and step into the fascinating world of artisan butcher Jean Christophe Prosper. …read more

Far from the bustle of central Paris’ boulevards and train stations, Uptown hides in the Northern part of the 18ème, one of a few areas in the city to retain a quiet, village-like ambiance over the decades. As with the best of contemporary Parisian bistrots, head chef Fabrizio Guérrini spotlights seasonal ingredients on a menu of small, sharing plates, that… …read more

Shopping for meat in Paris is a great way to discover French specialities and find inspiration for new recipes. French cuisine favors using the whole animal and encourages preparing the meat for main dishes, and here are some of our favorite addresses for stocking up. …read more

Inspired by the American coop model and New York’s Park Slope Food Coop, in early 2016 the 18th arrondissement will welcome the opening of La Louve, Paris’ first participative food cooperative, which emphasizes the importance of quality products and responsible, ethical production. …read more