Food & Drink

Food & Drink

As if you needed another reason to go to Galeries Layafette Haussmann, the legendary one-stop shop for fabulous French fashion. (Twist our arms!) The iconic department store has recently rolled out a host of...

Markets in Paris are common, with several markets happening in different parts of the city every single day. Locals still shop regularly at street markets in their own neighborhood, establishing long-time relationships with vendors...

The Museum of Immigration in the 12th arrondissement is re-opening the summery pop-up café on its esplanade. From May 17 to October 7 visitors can relax at the “Palazzo”, which is equipped with beach...

"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it"-  Confucius This summer the Christian Louboutin Nail Bar takes up its quartier d’été at Mandarin Oriental Paris, offering couture manicures in hiphop colors. Adding to the luxury, Bar 8...

Thirty years ago, in 1988, after moving back to Paris from Tahiti, François Pasquier planned a picnic with friends in Bois de Boulogne. In order to better find one another, everyone decided to dress...

Who says it only rains in Paris? From picnics to terrasse sun-bathing, Parisians love to have fun in the sun. The city's parks beckon, as do bike lanes for soaring down the boulevards on...

"Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant."  --Honoré de Balzac, 1830 Les Passerelles, Le Parister Hotel This recent opening located between Montmartre and Pigalle, recalls Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart’s romantic ballad,...
Caves du Louvre

The charm of Paris is a flirtatious mixture of history and modernity, the old and the new paired to perfection. The Louvre, which formed an axis for the city’s renovation during the Haussmann years,...

Most people, when they think of Champagne, think of the area around Reims and Epernay, where the famous labels—Taittinger, Veuve Cliquot, Moet Chandon, and so on—are bottled, and from whence champagne is shipped all...

Coming to Paris for the first time? Lucky you! Sitting in a brasserie on rue de Grenelle, across from my lunch table sat two couples, trying to figure out how to get where-- given...

It's the season for sunning on restaurant terrasses in Paris. From a rooftop perch to a garden oasis, here's a selection of favorite addresses in the French capital. "Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks...

It’s no secret that the Champs-Élysées, arguably the most famous avenue in the world, has been taken over by international brands and box stores that aren’t necessarily Parisian (of course there are a few...