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Happy New Year 2017! A Look Back HiP Paris’ Best of 2016

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
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A Day in Champagne with Tasty Side to Life Tours

Since becoming à la mode among French and English nobility in the 18th century, Champagne has symbolized royalty, celebration, and the elite. Few
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Uptown: An Exciting Neo-bistrot Tucked Away in Montmartre

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
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The Tasting Passport: Self-Guided Foodie Tours from a Fresh Paris Start-Up

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
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Fraîche: A Summer Must for Light French Fare Along the Canal St-Martin

Everything about Canal St-Martin's Fraîche is in keeping with its name: light and refined dishes made with market-fresh ingredients, surprising
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Fou de Pâtisserie: Sweet Treats from Éclair de Génie, Pierre Hermé & More

Not long after Muriel Tallandier and Julie Mathieu launched the bi-monthly Fou de Pâtisserie magazine, they dreamed of opening up a concept
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Sacrebleu: Insider Paris Experiences Fit for Locals and Tourists Alike

With Stephanie of Sacrebleu, a personal travel assistant, you’ll get the best tailored Parisian experience. On a recent tour with Stephanie -- an
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Paris Picnic: Inside the City of Light’s First Made-to-Order Artisinal Picnic Delivery

What’s more Parisian than spreading out a blanket and sharing fresh baguette, cheese, wine, and maracons? Paris Picnic delivers an artisanal
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Paris Through Another Lens: Travel Writer vs. Tourist

Visitors see Paris as a giant playground, an outdoor museum with amazing food and wine, as the most inspirational city in the world. Visitors may
by Bryan Pirolli
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A Weekend in Normandy: Rouen Roaming

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
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Myrthe: A Quality Cantine and 100% French Épicerie Along Paris’ Canal St-Martin

Sandwiched between coffee shop Ten Belles and florist Bleuet Coquelicot, Mrythe is one of the Canal Saint Martin’s newest tenants. In addition to
by Kate Robinson
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Le Food Market: A Monthly Event That’s Redefining Street Food for Paris

Where else, in the course of one evening, can you sample the entrées, plats, and specialties of dozens of restaurants and top chefs, representing
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Paris’ Favorite Left Bank Bookshop Opens Shakespeare & Company Café

Welcome to the Shakespeare & Company Café, where you can escape into a book from one of the shelves or from next door, grab a latte on the go,