Archive for the ‘our foodie fave’ Category

Paris Restaurants: Pottoka

A true rebel when it comes down to both everyday life and even the size of bites I take, I have the annoying tendency to put up….

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Masters of French Chocolate – Nicolas Cloiseau

La Maison du Chocolate sets a global standard for excellence in chocolate. Since 1977, when Robert Linxe opened…

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Paris Restaurants: Filakia

There is no shortage of Paris restaurants offering fast food, including a large number of luxury burger joints that have started to pop up all over town, but Filakia has to be one of my newest favorites. Here’s why: I love […]

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Restaurant near Eiffel Tower: Au Bon Accueil

Eating around the Eiffel Tower is not THAT difficult, but you can’t really be too picky. It’s pretty much a choice between….

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Normandy France: Home in a 13th Century Palace

There’s nothing quite like eating at home. Especially if your home is an 13th century mini-Norman palace in Normandy….

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Paris Restaurants: Le Balm

Pierrick Mathon is French, and his wife, Kanya, is from Thailand, so it is only natural that when they took over the mechanics shop that had been the historic Boeuf à la Mode (BALM) from 1792 to 1932, they […]

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Eating in Paris: Florence Kahn

Heyyyyyyyy, I would like some Borscht, Zakouski, Shmaltzherring, Lokshen, Krepl’e, Gefilte fish…

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The best steak in Paris

I’m from Nebraska where steak is king. I don’t see the point in ingesting the stuff unless its fatty….

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Paris Cafés; Le Cafe Français

I am not really a huge fan of the Costes restaurants especially their original homebase, L’Hotel Costes…

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Paris Restaurants: Le Tourette

Tucked on a tiny bit of the rue de Grenelle in the 7th Arrondissement, there was a tiny restaurant facade, “Le Tourette” written across the window, some of the letters in white, others missing, a faint trace leaving a […]

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A Private Lunch in Paris

As Robert and I walked up to her flat in the 16th our jaws dropped when we looked out her window. It was a classic Parisian…

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Paris Restaurants: Le Crabe Marteau

Paris restaurants can often take themselves a little too seriously. Service can go from brusque to white gloved. Dining rooms can feel stiff or cramped, and plates can seem too artfully crafted to eat. So sometimes it’s […]

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Paris Restaurants: Le Garde Temps

There has been a lot of chatter in Paris and New York about the neighborhood just south of Pigalle. The words ruin and hipsters were thrown about. People were insulted, lengthy articles were […]

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Paris Restaurants: Le Restaurant des Poètes

Paris restaurants, while revered the world over for their distinctive deliciousness whether traditional or modern, are not typically known for warm and welcoming service. Though I’ve rarely had a rude […]

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Paris Restaurants: Shake n’ Smash

All too many Paris restaurants have the problem of being just about the food. Likewise, most Paris bars are just about the drinks and ambience. And plenty of Paris concert halls only care about the music. But what if […]

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