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L'Hôtel, Paris

"Déjeuner deux fois par jour n’est pas une liberté mais votre droit," said Oscar Wilde who spent the last days of his life (circa 1900) eating lunch twice daily at L'Hôtel, the iconic Left...
apartment for sale near St Sulpice church in St Germain

With an exceptional location in Saint-Sulpice, this property is part of a mansion (hôtel particulier) once occupied by Talleyrand. Its beautiful courtyard is in great condition and it sits one street back from the...
Paris apartment for sale in St. Germain

This pied-à-terre in the highly sought-after St Germain des Prés area, has retained its authentic period character. A charming old staircase leads into this 18th century gem. The apartment boasts very high ceilings (3.20M),...
Easter process in rue de Buci

The sixth arrondissement has always been synonymous with writers and artists, its cafes more famous for their clientele than the food or drink they served. Café de Flore, Les Deux Magots and Brasserie Lipp...
Jannis Kounellis at La Monnaie de Paris

Six scurrying rats (caged). Eight iron easels standing sentinel over the Salle Dupré. A moat of nails surrounding a charbonnière of coal. A camp bed lit with 40 small flames planted on iron slabs. A...
Beauford Delaney catalogue

There is still a short window in time to see the marvelous exhibit of works by the expat African American artist Beauford Delaney – at no cost – but because of security issues, you...
St Germain apartment for sale

There's just one word to describe this residence: stunning. Just a stone's throw from the gates of the Jardin du Luxembourg, this two-bedroom apartment isn't just one of the most prestigious addresses in the...
Penthouse apartment in St Germain

This contemporary apartment boasts stunning views of Paris with a quadruple exposure. It's located in the attic of a beautiful building dating from the beginning of the 18th century (and there's an elevator!) There's...
Guy Savoy at the Monnaie

Want to know how to eat at Guy Savoy’s Michelin three-starred restaurant at Hôtel de la Monnaie without breaking the bank? Read on… In a bold move, star chef Guy Savoy-- because he believes, “tomorrow is always...
Free Persephone, Paris

Paris is a cosmopolitan city, attracting expatriates from around the world. But when it comes to chic meeting spots for smart, savvy newcomers to commingle, there's a lack of options outside of bars and cafes. Ex-New...
apartment for sale in St Germain

A beautiful 2-bedroom apartment located just a step away from Jardin du Luxembourg. Recently renovated and furnished with love and attention to detail to make a perfect Parisian pied-a-terre or a high-income rental investment,...
courtesy of Chez Fernand

Many of our readers write to us seeking recommendations for bistros in St. Germain or good quality restaurants on the rive Gauche. Here are our picks for Left Bank favorites. Bon appétit! Restaurant Sylvestre Life certainly begins at...