By Katherine Brodsky
BonjourParis and Palais des Thés have teamed up to give our readers a chance at winning a prize package that will make tea-lovers swoon. Just tell us what famous Parisian you would like to invite over for tea and why?Last Updated ( Friday, 29 November 2013 )
By Sue Aran
I first met Peggy Kluck, at the Café Divan in Eauze, (capital of the Armagnac region) seated with someone I already knew. We had a spirited conversation about life in my newly adopted country. Quick witted and direct, Peggy embodied the typical characteristics of a red head.Last Updated ( Friday, 08 November 2013 )
By Joseph Lestrange
Outside of Paris and completely bewildered by country customs, Joseph Lestrange sees a man eating his lunch with a pocket knife and tries to understand what’s going on. “If my mind wanders in Paris as I wander the streets,” he figures, “why not here in Basse Normandie and anywhere else my fancy (her name is Mia) may take me?” And so it does, through anthropology and the class struggle… but not quite ever getting to table manners.Last Updated ( Tuesday, 29 October 2013 )
By Margaret Kemp
Not only is Bonjourparis' “Person of the Moment” a member of the Top Chef jury, Christian Constant is one of France's most recognised chefs.Last Updated ( Sunday, 20 October 2013 )
By Joseph Lestrange
As far as I have ever been able to figure, if you go north of the Gare de l’Est, you will fall off the earth—or land in Belgium, which is about the same. Sometimes worse, my experiences there having been sad and grim or weird at best. But it’s a sunny day, I haven’t looked at the façade of la Gare in years, and it was grimy the last time I saw it.Last Updated ( Monday, 14 October 2013 )
By Camille Chevalier-Karfis
French women have a reputation of being "beautiful" and "sexy." Without taking this too seriously, I'll let you in on some "tricks of the trade" that may help you look/act more "French".Last Updated ( Tuesday, 08 October 2013 )
By Paige Donner
Lucie is the founder of EVANELA, an agency specializes in organizing private encounters with French luxury Art Craftsmen. She is passionate about culture and fine arts, and a Paris lover.Last Updated ( Friday, 27 September 2013 )
By Tiffany Faming
French Country Decorating is a popular trend that fits into any kind of home from a country-style house to an elegant mansion. This décor is comfortable yet stylish. Homey but also graceful. Soft tones, quality woodwork, and even some frilly items make their way into a French Country décor that is reminiscent of old-style Europe. It’s a style that pops!Last Updated ( Monday, 16 September 2013 )
By Cathy Fiorello
Say "Paris park chairs" to a tourist and they'll nod; mention them to a Parisphile and you'll draw a sigh. Iconic and inviting, they're liberally scattered through 400 Paris parks. As Cathy Fiorello notes, no other chairs provide less physical comfort but more spiritual well-being than the metal chairs in Paris parks. This one's for the dreamers among us.Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 August 2013 )
By Thierry Picot and Joseph Lestrange
A couple of weeks ago, Thierry Picot ran into Joseph Lestrange. Joe told him a lovely tale that made no sense and not only because he sounded like Bogart talking to Sam. It took Thierry three days to get the whole story. It was worth it. Or, I guess you could say, "We'll always have Paris."Last Updated ( Tuesday, 03 September 2013 )
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