The Last of French Asparagus Season

The Last of French Asparagus Season

Philippe’s cousins visited us from Normandy last weekend and brought a special gift, over 10 kilos or 25 pounds — of asparagus! What a perfect gift; this is one of Philippe’s favorite foods and he could eat it 365 days a year. We love to eat with hollandaise sauce and have included a couple of easy recipes for you. ... Read More

The Exquisite Jacquemart André Museum in Paris

The Exquisite Jacquemart André Museum in Paris

If you lack the time (or energy) to fight the crowds at the Louvre or Musée d’Orsay, but still want to enjoy glorious paintings, sculptures and works of art, be sure to visit the beautiful Jacquemart André Museum in Paris. ... Read More

Tips to Help You Navigate Paris Supermarkets

Tips to Help You Navigate Paris Supermarkets

There’s just something so exquisitely exotic about walking down the aisles of your local grocery store in Paris, seeing items that are vaguely familiar, but all the labels are in a foreign language! Don’t worry, even if you speak no French at all, it’s fairly easy to manage. The following tips will help you navigate like a true Parisian. ... Read More

Summer Sales in Paris!

Summer Sales in Paris!

Got up early last week and took a nice long walk through my favorite streets in the 6th and 7th on the Left Bank . One thing was obvious, everything in Paris is on sale! ... Read More

Paris Supermarkets – Part 1!

Paris Supermarkets – Part 1!

A highlight of staying in a Paris apartment is the chance to live like a local and engage in the little errands of everyday life in your neighborhood. Shopping the local markets and grocery stores is a treat not to be missed. France is a delight for foodies, and there are many grocery stores in central Paris. ... Read More

Fireworks in Paris! Bastille Day Celebrations

Fireworks in Paris! Bastille Day Celebrations

Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris If you missed the Bastille Day celebrations on the Champs de Mars no Wednesday, you can see the whole event here: Eiffel Tower Fireworks on Bastille Day Months of planning goes into the show and they are undoubtedly some of the most spectacular firework displays you’ll ever see — and ... Read More

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