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  • The Best Bûches de Noël of the 2016 Holiday Season!

    The Best Bûches de Noël of the 2016 Holiday Season!

    Every single year during the holiday season, the best pastry chefs all around Paris reveal their much-anticipated Bûches de Noël, or yule logs. This year, there are some truly magnificent bûches to choose from, from Angelina’s White Peacock to Foucade’s gluten-free version. Any of these would make for a stunning centerpiece to your holiday dessert table!

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  • Madelyn Discovers an Amazing New Cheese Shop!

    Madelyn Discovers an Amazing New Cheese Shop!

    From classics like Brie, Camembert and aged Comté, to more imaginative creations like Nougat de Gouda and Gingerbread-spiced Chèvre, France is the best place on earth to discover the vast world of cheese. Madelyn recently discovered a beautiful new fromagerie, just off of rue Cer, that will make any cheese-lover’s dreams come true!

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  • The Best Bread & Cheese in the Latin Quarter!

    The Best Bread & Cheese in the Latin Quarter!

    In a little corner of the 5th arrondissement are two incredible food shops that offer some of the best bread and cheese in all of Paris. Sampling these indispensable food staples simply cannot be missed when traveling to Paris. Read on for advice on how to best enjoy this classic and beloved French food pairing!

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  • Our Favorite Cafés for Relaxing Parisian-Style!

    Our Favorite Cafés for Relaxing Parisian-Style!

    With cafés on literally every street corner in Paris, how’s a person to choose the best spots for relaxing like a Parisian? Not to worry, the Paris Perfect team has you covered! Having spent lots of time in Paris, we’re here to share our favorite haunts with you, from classic cafés to cocktail bars and coffee shops!

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  • Mouthwatering Crêpes & Artisanal Cider at Breizh Cafe

    Mouthwatering Crêpes & Artisanal Cider at Breizh Cafe

    Considered by many locals to have the best crêpes in all of Paris, this breton-style crêperie is the perfect place to grab a tasty meal and some crisp cider – they have over 60 varieties to choose from! To top it all off, it’s located in the hip Marais quartier, surrounded by museums and tons of great shopping!

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  • Top 5 Paris Coffee Shops for Lunch, Lattes and Sweet Treats

    Top 5 Paris Coffee Shops for Lunch, Lattes and Sweet Treats

    Paris has always been held in high regard when it comes to cheese, wine and pastries, but somehow coffee was never held to the same standards. Fortunately, within the last couple of years, coffee culture in Paris has been vastly improved by a surge of new coffee shops across the city – here are some of our favorites!

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  • The Most Unique Pastries of Paris in One Shop!

    The Most Unique Pastries of Paris in One Shop!

    Many of the most innovative pastry chefs in the world reside in Paris, selling their incredible creations in their own respective pastry shops. But what if the best pastries from chefs around the city were brought into one single shop on the famous Rue Montorguieil? That’s exactly what has happened at the brand new Fou de Pâtisserie!

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  • Our Favorite Gluten Free Restaurants & Bakeries in Paris

    Our Favorite Gluten Free Restaurants & Bakeries in Paris

    Guests are always asking us if there are any gluten-free options in Paris, and we’re here to tell you – YES! From traditional Parisian pastries to hearty breads and delicious lunches, Paris has jumped on the bandwagon with plenty to offer those with a gluten intolerance. Be sure to bookmark this list for your next trip to Paris!

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  • A Closer Look at Ladurée’s Newest Macaron Boxes

    A Closer Look at Ladurée’s Newest Macaron Boxes

    Maison Ladurée’s most recent collaboration with Australian illustrator Kerrie Hess brings together all the best elements of the Parisian dream: beauty, femininity, fashion and of course, macarons. Come take a closer look at her exclusive, limited edition designs, and learn the fascinating history behind this world-renowned pastry shop and the adorable pastel-colored confections they create!

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  • The Amazing & Unique Cream Puffs of La Maison du Chou

    The Amazing & Unique Cream Puffs of La Maison du Chou

    There’s never a shortage of pastries in Paris, but not all are created equal. At La Maison du Chou, where cream puffs are filled before your very eyes, the balance between sugar and flavor has been perfected. Head over to their newest location on the village-like Île-Saint-Louis to satisfy your sweet tooth in the shadow of Notre Dame!

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  • Shakespeare & Company Café: Books + Coffee = A Match Made in Heaven!

    Shakespeare & Company Café: Books + Coffee = A Match Made in Heaven!

    Nothing goes together quite as perfectly as a good book and a fresh cup of coffee or tea. Add to that a view over Notre Dame Cathedral, and you’ve reached one version of Parisian heaven. The famous English language bookstore, Shakespeare & Company, recently opened a stellar coffee shop that’s a must-visit for all book and coffee lovers!

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  • Whipped Cream Heaven Can Be Found on Rue Cler!

    Whipped Cream Heaven Can Be Found on Rue Cler!

    Believe it or not, there’s a café on Rue Cler dedicated entirely to the art of whipped cream! It’s called Maison de la Chantilly and it’s fabulous. If you’re looking for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth, but you’ve already had your fill of traditional Parisian pastries, be sure to stop here for some light, fluffy, whipped goodness!

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  • 4 Parisian Drinks to Warm You Up This Winter

    4 Parisian Drinks to Warm You Up This Winter

    On a cold winter’s day, there’s nothing better than warming up with a mug of your favorite hot beverage. In Paris, ordinary drinks like hot chocolate and tea have an exceptional gourmet quality, especially around the holidays. Click through to see our favorite festive beverages, some tips on making them yourself and where to find them in Paris!

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  • Pretty Pastries of Paris – The 7 Best Sweets to Sample!

    Pretty Pastries of Paris – The 7 Best Sweets to Sample!

    Do you know your Religieuse from your Millefeuille? Or how about your Paris Brest from your Opera cake? Well don’t worry, you don’t need to speak any French to know the language of pastry. We sat down with Jill Colonna – acclaimed cookbook author and authority on all things sweet – to get a deeper look at these French confections!

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  • A Brilliant New Addition to the Parisian Food Scene!

    A Brilliant New Addition to the Parisian Food Scene!

    La Maison Plisson isn’t your average grocery store – it’s a hub of high-quality gastronomical delights! Founder Delphine Plisson spent an entire year scouring France and Europe for the perfect products, so whether you’re planning a meal, merely picking up some food souvenirs or enjoying a fresh, seasonal dish at the adjoining restaurant, give La Maison Plisson a try!

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