Katia Grimmer-Laversanne

December 1st, 2014 by
Katia Grimmer-Laversanne is an Australian graphic designer and writer who has been living in France with her French husband for over 10 years. She delights in entertaining friends and peeking over people's shoulders as they cook. She chronicles her adventures in cooking, drinking and occasionally playing in the dirt on…

Amy Du Brow-Lassalle

November 5th, 2013 by
  Amy Du Brow-Lassalle, a native of Los Angeles, is a resident Parisian as well as a true fashionista. She has lived in the City of Light for 16 years, has owned two boutiques and has worked with various fashion houses in the luxury fashion sector. She is always au…

Philippa Campsie

March 14th, 2013 by
Philippa Campsie is a Toronto writer who studied in Paris as a university student, and since then, she has never quite got Paris out of her system. She collects maps and postcards of Paris and travels there with her husband, Norman, as often as possible. She and Norman cowrite the…

Angelica Buerkin-Salgado

August 3rd, 2013 by
Connoisseuse of all things sensual (food, fun and fête), freelancer Angelica Buerkin-Salgado passes her days researching language acquisition and her nights painting the town. She initially came to Paris to carry out experiments on early French-language acquisition, but who says lab rats don’t have fun? She has spent three years…

Nathalie Zaouati

January 28th, 2013 by
I am French alright, but mostly Parisian! Born in Paris, I did not immediately fall in love with the city. It is after I left it for a few years that I fully understood its beauty. So here I am, working for a big Internet service provider as a social-media…

D.D. Rice

March 4th, 2013 by
During her studies at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, D.D. Rice developed her expertise in wine and food. While living in Paris she enthusiastically indulged in all things French, drinking in all its pleasures and seeking as much adventure as her student rail pass would permit. Naturellement, Sherry-Lehmann, one of…

Barbra Austin

March 6th, 2013 by
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Cynthia Rose

March 2nd, 2012 by
Cynthia first lived in Paris at the age of 16, where she worked at a marionette theatre and helped create a phonetic guide to help Anglophone students order pâtisserie. After university at Newnham College, Cambridge, she found the shortest path back to high heels, fine fashions and la vie mouvementée…

Renée Kuo

March 4th, 2012 by
A recovering banker and wine passionista, Renée left her Wall Street career to become a grape-sorting, tank-cleaning cellar rat in Napa Valley in 2011. Currently the general manager at Seven Stones Winery in Saint Helena, California, she also travels the world, corkscrew in hand, eagerly sampling wines from regions both…

Pikke Allen

March 5th, 2012 by
Pikke Allen, aka ARTIFICE, travels the time warp between Hollywood and Paris, where she is a writer/blogger/Creative Consultant for both US and French luxury lifestyle brands. Her bobo credentials were earned designing costumes for theatre, film and television. Her passion for all things fashion brings her to museums, designer ateliers,…