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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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  • Where to Find the Most Unique Éclairs in Paris!

    Where to Find the Most Unique Éclairs in Paris!

    Croissants and macarons may be the staple when it comes to French bakery and pastry fare, but let’s not forget about other goodies like the éclair! Using unique ingredients and imaginative design, L’éclair de Génie is the place to go to satisfy your sweet tooth. Come see why these works of pastry art have become so famous!

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  • It’s a Food-Lover’s Paradise at the Grand Épicerie

    It’s a Food-Lover’s Paradise at the Grand Épicerie

    Whether you’re coming to shop or indulge in delicious gourmet foods, the Grand Épicerie is the perfect place for all your foodie needs. An entire building filled with fine herbs and spices, exotic tea blends, a huge wine cellar as well as gorgeous home wares, you’ll be inspired and fascinated as you explore this historic 7th Arrondissement landmark.

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  • How to Picnic in Paris – The Easy Way!

    How to Picnic in Paris – The Easy Way!

    With all its gorgeous views and green spaces, Paris was made for picnicking, so let us organize the perfect outdoor dining experience for you. Forget the planning and shopping, your picnic basket will be pre-filled with the freshest market essentials and tastiest French treats, then delivered directly to you. All you have to do is sit back and enjoy!

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  • A Cozy Little Brunch Spot in Saint Germain

    A Cozy Little Brunch Spot in Saint Germain

    After finding the best croissant in your neighborhood, it’s time to try something else. How about Sunday brunch Parisian style? We’ve found one of the most charming brunch spots in Saint Germain that you’ll want to add to your Paris address book.

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  • Where to Find the Most Stunning Easter Chocolate in Paris

    Where to Find the Most Stunning Easter Chocolate in Paris

    Join us on a walk through Saint-Germain-des-Prés in Paris as we go in search of the most beautiful, quirky, adorable, magnificent and – most importantly – delicious Easter chocolate creations!

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  • Sweets for Your Sweet in Paris

    Sweets for Your Sweet in Paris

    In France, the month of February is all about Valentine’s chocolates and special, seasonal treats. Here are some of the tastiest sweets to enjoy while out and about in Paris!

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  • Heavenly Angel Cakes at Pâtisserie Ciel

    Heavenly Angel Cakes at Pâtisserie Ciel

    Patisserie Ciel has brought Angel Cake to the Paris pastry scene, with its exquisite flavors and light as air cakes, beautiful teas and a zen-like setting right on bustling rue Monge in the Latin Quarter.

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  • Galette des Rois – A French Tradition Fit for a King!

    Galette des Rois – A French Tradition Fit for a King!

    The holiday dessert season isn’t over just yet in France! These days the bakery windows in Paris are featuring “les galettes des rois,” or King’s Cake, to be enjoyed on January 6th in honor of the feast of the Epiphany.

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  • Where to Find the Best Coffee in Paris

    Where to Find the Best Coffee in Paris

    Coffee is finally having a revival in Paris with French and foreigners alike adding their refined touch and expertise. There are a handful of well-established coffee houses, with more cropping up constantly. Here is a list of some of our favorites, including what makes them worth visiting – aside from great coffee of course!

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  • The Freshest Food at the Bustling Open-Air Market of Versailles

    The Freshest Food at the Bustling Open-Air Market of Versailles

    What is it about open-air markets that gets us so inspired? Writer and photographer Hannah Wilson takes on this delicious topic and shows us around her local market. When you think you’ve visited all of the beautiful open-air markets in Paris, it’s time to head to Versailles for more than royal palaces and regal gardens. The Versailles Market is worth the trip alone!

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