Les Choupettes de ChouChou in Montmartre is a monothematic pastry shop which only sells chouquettes, the ubiquitous bite sized choux pastries beloved by French children and adults alike, filled with feather light whipped cream and whimsically renamed “choupettes.” …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

Healthy, organic food is sweeping through Paris in the form of health food stores, juice bars and vegetarian cafés, and not even boulangeries are immune to the health food craze. We love these loaves from top bakers who are making baguettes in biologique (organic) varieties. …read more

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 never took off), here are some spots worth checking out in the event that you find yourself off the beaten path on Paris’ east side. …read more

On a quiet street in the 11ème sits a quaint canteen that opened this past spring and embodies the local, fait maison trend we’ve been seeing so much of recently. I cozied up at Bloom on a recent rainy afternoon with an American friend who was visiting, and we enjoyed a lovely lunch. …read more

In the two years that led up to La Récolte’s opening in summer of 2014, owner Mathieu Mulliez tirelessly explored France, visiting independent producers. His goal was simple: find dedicated artisans practicing sustainable agriculture and bring their fresh, seasonal products to Parisians. …read more

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With more and more people in Paris paying attention to the quality and origin of their food, it’s no surprise that independent, organic stores are increasingly popular. A focus on ingredient-based cooking in restaurants has inspired specialty food shops like Terroirs d’Avenir to provide everyday consumers with artisanal ingredients… …read more