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  Poster featuring Christiane Weber, “La Goulue” (1891), Toulouse Lautrec Coming of age After nearly 50 years in France, at age 70, I’m really no longer into climbing the Eiffel Tower or sailing down the Seine river...

He introduces himself. He works in the French Embassy in Washington. We talk about this and that, not interesting. Maybe the classic dumb question will put an end to a conversation that neither of...

After two years under wraps, The Drugstore, that enormous building at the top of the Champs Elysées is up and running. At first sight it’s like "is it a bird? Is it a...

SEPTEMBER EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Bestselling author Elaine Sciolino at the American Library in Paris 7   Evening with an Author: Elaine  Sciolino, author of La Seduction: How the French Play the Game of Life   Jazz à la Villette ...

I love riding on trains. I love little kids. I hate it when little kids cry constantly on long train rides. Unfortunately, this is what I had to endure while riding on the train from Paris to...

RECIPES from LA CUCINA di TERRESA I must confess that I’m enamored of vegetables and fruits, and thus the recipes I post are all plant-based, seasonal, and hopefully savory. I can’t guarantee that you’ll be...

Books don’t tell you it’s normal for recent transplants to have physical woes and aches after a major move.  Between pollution, smoking habits (which are currently on the decline in France) and becoming accustomed...

I keep hearing complaints from both tourists and residents of Paris about conditions there, in the present, compared to how they remember Paris as it was in their childhood, or on visits in the past. Comments abound...

Mama Shelter is the story of a new concept and also the complicity of a brilliant team of visionary men, read tribe attitude. CEO Serge Trigano gathered together his sons Benjamin and Jeramie, designer...

This column was inspired by a request for information on Rhone wines during one of our monthly Bonjour Paris wine chats. I turned to an expert, my friend and colleague Alan...

I don’t know if this is an accurate observation or not but it strikes me after reading on another website, a panning review of a much anticipated meal at Taillevent and a glorious review...

Gilles Pudlowski gives an incorrect address for Quentin Hoffman’s La Cantine de Quentin, which is a pity, it’s well worth a visit, but at the address below. Well we all make mistakes and the...