When I used to visit Paris before moving here, I didn’t find there was much of a food scene in the 5th. But how things have changed! There are now plenty of options when it comes to dining out. Here are some of my favorites. …read more

If you’re looking for the ultimate winter feel in Paris, these establishments have open fireplaces within their dining rooms and are the perfect antidote to the bitterly cold weather. …read more

Rue Paul Bert and the surrounding streets in the 11th arrondissement of Paris are a gastronomic haven dominated by two well-known chefs: Bertrand Auboyneau and Cyril Lignac. …read more

To celebrate Valentine’s Day four years ago, I dined at Le Grand Colbert, the restaurant made famous by Diane Keaton and her roast chicken in the film Something’s Gotta Give. For me, it will forever be famous for far different reasons. Over clangorous dining room voices and crumb-laden plates, my husband proposed to me. The… …read more

Alecska In a few days, I’ll be sipping wine at un petit café in the Marais, just in time, we all hope, for the weather to finally swing toward Spring. There’s too much to squeeze into this 3-week trip. Besides visiting Verjus and Au Passage bien sur, I hope to dine at Septime and Bistro… …read more