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Where to have Brunch in Paris?

Where to have Brunch in Paris?

Obviously brunch is not a meal that is usually associated with Paris, but the British tradition of brunch is quickly catching on in the French capital with restaurants, bistros and boulangeries now offering this delicious mid morning alternative. So why not set aside a day of your holidays in Paris for brunch and forget about burning our tongues with hot coffee before heading out to explore the city? more ...

Bistro restaurants in Paris

Bistro restaurants in Paris

In Paris, eating out in a restaurant from time to time is almost considered to be something of a fundamental human right. That’s why the French invented the bistrot – a low-cost eating establishment where any Frenchman can get his petit salé, a bit like a cheaper, less snooty version of a restaurant. Bistrots in Paris abound, meaning you’ll need to take our handy guide with you when it comes to sorting les hommes from les garçons. more ...

First National Food Festival in Paris

First National Food Festival in Paris

Taking place this Friday the 23rd of September for the first time ever is the “Fête de la Gastronomie” (National Food Festival) all across France. Paris will of course be at the heart of this Gastro Fest which is not only featuring the most events but the most impressive. more ...

Dans Le Noir, Paris

Dans Le Noir, Paris

Dans le Noir or in the Dark. Welcome to a truly sensory and culinary experience whereby you will eat, drink, and converse in the pitch black. This is a new concept by innovators Andreas Heineke and Michel Reilhac who questioned what would happen if sight, the dominant sense suddenly disappeared for a few hours, and what would the other senses would be awakened to: a completely different and unbelievable world of sense, touch, taste, and smell. more ...

And then there was cheese: our top 5 cheese shops in Paris

And then there was cheese: our top 5 cheese shops in Paris

The French are very particular when it comes to cheese, and rightly so because along with the Swiss they are renowned for producing the tastiest and largest variety of quality cheeses in the world. This is the reason for which we would like to recommend our 5 favourite cheese shops in Paris, and given that there are an impressive number of cheese shops in this charming city, it was quite a task but finally we managed to narrow them down. So here’s our selection of the best fromageries a paris selling the best cheeses that you can chow down to during you stay in Paris this autumn. Deliciéux! more ...

Le Marché des Enfants Rouges: a market to awaken your senses in Paris

Le Marché des Enfants Rouges: a market to awaken your senses in Paris

Paris has an abundance of historical monuments that makes wondering around the streets of this enchanting city a wonderful experience, and amongst these many legendary buildings you will find the market selling the oldest food in the city. ´Le Marché des Enfants Rouges` dates back to 1615 when Luis XIII reigned, and its name literally means ´the Market of the Red Children, ` a name that was given to this event in the XVII century taken from an old orphanage where the children all dressed in red uniforms. more ...

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