Karen Reb Rudel is a Jewish American who has called Paris her home for over 20 years and runs a walking tour company called Sight Seeker’s Delight. Join us as Karen takes us through her perfect (Jewish) day in Paris! …read more

I recently sat down (virtually) with Boneshaker Doughnuts owner and head baker, Amanda Bankert, to discuss how the idea to open a doughnut shop in the heart of Paris came to be, how they’ve adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more. …read more

Here are delicious brands to help satisfy your cravings for french pastries and sweets without having to leave your house. …read more

The Hood wears many hats, and it carries each one impeccably. By day, the comfortable, airy space serves as a coffeehouse and creative meeting place. By night, a veritable gastronomic address. …read more

The recipe to make a baguette tradition does not change much from bakery to bakery, but the care in the choice of ingredients, and the way that they are put together, varies a great deal. Here are four of the best boulangeries in the Abbesses area. …read more

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

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Tucked away in a quiet street behind the hustle and bustle of the busy Place de la République, Umami Matcha is the first café in Paris to be entirely devoted to matcha, the bitter, grassy-hued powdered tea used in the Japanese tea ceremony. Yet there’s nothing ceremonial about this bright, zen-like modern space that doubles… …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

Walking through the streets of Paris, past famous monuments and cult patisserie shops, it’s hard not to notice the lines filling up with tourists. The Japanese, in particular, have become huge fans of French sweets in recent years. The influence between the two cultures is far from one-sided, however. …read more

When I quit my corporate job and moved to Paris to pursue my dream of becoming a pastry chef, I wasn’t sure how far down this path I could manage. I completed a 5-month internship at Un Dimanche à Paris, a chic boutique known for its beautiful exhibition kitchen and delicious pastries. Here are some… …read more

When the cold arrives in the City of Light there’s nothing better than cuddling up with a cup of hot tea and a few delicious pastries in the corner of a Parisian café. In a city like Paris the possibilities for indulgence are endless, so I’ve tried to narrow it down for you. …read more

So in love, they don’t even need the sidewalk (Dutotime) You know what I love about February in Paris? Well, for one thing, by some quirk of nature the sky that has been threatening to cave in on Paris for the past 4 months of winter suddenly breaks and Paris is blessed with a few… …read more

Little Miss Cupcake As a New Yorker, I find it equal parts utter insanity and totally logical that as soon as I moved to Paris last year—with visions of millefeuilles, pains au chocolat, artisan chocolates and good old Nutella street crepes dancing through my head—I wound up Velib’ing through the back streets of the eleventh… …read more