As 2016 draws to a close, the team at HiP Paris would also like to take a moment to thank all who have contributed over the past year, as well as our dedicated readers. You all make HiP Paris what it is! We’re ready for the excitement 2017 has in store, but are first taking… …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

Paris start-up Le Food Trip launched a concept totally new to Paris this year: The Tasting Passport. For 34 euros, you can taste a range of authentic goods at your own pace (the passport is valid for one year after purchase), in whatever order you choose, all while taking in the ambiance of a neighborhood… …read more

Everything about Canal St-Martin’s Fraîche is in keeping with its name: light and refined dishes made with market-fresh ingredients, surprising flavor combinations, and a sunny space that puts you at ease. Whether for a weekday lunch or an intimate dinner date, you’ll walk away from this unpretentious bistrot full and restored. …read more

With Stephanie of Sacrebleu, a personal travel assistant, you’ll get the best tailored Parisian experience. On a recent tour with Stephanie — an experience that felt more like an afternoon with an old friend — I rediscovered classic monuments and neighborhoods, and stumbled upon friendly shops, cafés, and historic corners. …read more

What’s more Parisian than spreading out a blanket and sharing fresh baguette, cheese, wine, and maracons? Paris Picnic delivers an artisanal picnic to select locations in Paris. Simply select and customize your picnic online, request a delivery location and time, and voila: a picture-perfect picnic experience made easy. …read more

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On a bright, clear day in October I took the early morning bus to Rouen, where you can spend the day exploring several of the most impressive gothic churches in France, antique and artisan shops, a 14th century astronomical clock tower, and restaurants serving buttery Norman indulgences and Calvados to warm up with. …read more

Sandwiched between coffee shop Ten Belles and florist Bleuet Coquelicot, Mrythe is one of the Canal Saint Martin’s newest tenants. In addition to serving sandwiches, salads and gluten-free pastries, they offer a selection of take-away apéro baskets that demand to be eaten canal-side. …read more

Where else, in the course of one evening, can you sample the entrées, plats, and specialties of dozens of restaurants and top chefs, representing various neighborhoods and culinary styles, all while meandering between bites, taking in the sights and smells, and chatting with the chefs? …read more

Le Procope, a restaurant located in the Odéon area, is a perfect example of how Paris is a city of hidden treasures. Founded in 1686, the site holds the honor of being the city’s oldest café. It is also a part-time museum, telling an intimate story of people who changed history. …read more

A few months back, we covered the top historical, cultural, and shopping addresses dotting Paris’ unique 20ème arrondissement. Today we’re back with favorite restaurant and nightlife names, because what is a day of exploring without a delicious meal and drink to top it off? …read more

It is hard to believe that yet another year has come to a close, and in ringing in 2015 we find ourselves both grateful for the year past and eager for all this new year will bring. While looking ahead to 2015, we would like to give a nod to some of our favorite Paris… …read more

Cédric Naudon’s inspired project La Jeune Rue is set to transform three neglected Parisian streets in the Haut Marais- Rue Volta, Rue de Vertbois, and Rue de Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth – into a mecca for bohemian-bourgeois shoppers in search of locally-sourced and artisanal products. …read more