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48 Hours in Venice: A Weekend of Italian Food, Art and Culture

The charm of this unique city can still be appreciated during a short visit provided you do your research and avoid tourist traps. Here are some suggestions for making the most of Venice in one
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Café Cour: A Hidden Pop-up with Terrace in Paris’ Marais

Opened the first of June and tucked away off of rue de Francs Bourgeois in the heart of the neighborhood is the Marais' newest pop-up summer
by Emily Jackson
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Capucine: An Italian Café and Wine Bar Tucked Away in the 11ème

Fans of Fabrizio Ferrara’s flavorful cuisine were disappointed by the closing of Caffé dei Cioppi, but happily the space has reopened as a
by Emma Brode
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The Parisian’s Paris: Fabulous Dining Around Nation

While Nation may never be the next Parisian hotspot complete with a cool NYC-inspired acronym (I tried SoOb for South of Oberkampf but oddly it
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Inaro: Local, Artisanal, and Organic Small Plates and Wine by Paris’ Canal St. Martin

Opened in 2012 Inaro, a cosy restaurant specializing in apéro dinatoire style dining, has recently made itself more available to neighbors and
by Emily Dilling
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Ici-même + Gallerie Graphem: Wine Meets Art in Paris’ 12th Arrondissement

What happens when two fine art graduates of the prestigious École du Louvre team up with a French wine expert? A cadre made in French heaven: a
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Slowing Down: The Art of the Apéro in Paris

French apéro cafe scene, Paris. Mecredis If there’s something the French know how to do well, it’s give themselves a break (or rather, a pause).
by Tory Hoen
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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
by Nichole Robertson