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  • The Best Pastry Shops on Rue Saint Dominique!

    The Best Pastry Shops on Rue Saint Dominique!

    Pastry shops and bakeries abound in Paris – there’s practically one on every street corner. Since we love the 7th arrondissement so much, and know that many of our guests prefer to stay in this area near the Eiffel Tower, we’ve compiled a list of the best pastry shops along Rue Saint Dominique!

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  • My Quest for the Best Strawberries in France

    My Quest for the Best Strawberries in France

    A special French strawberry called Gariguettes are very similar in size, shape, and overall appearance to Spanish strawberries, but sweeter and juicier.

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  • Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

    Sweet & Savory Champagne Teatime at Le Meurice

    Welcome back our teatime series where we’re testing out the best afternoon tea at the top Paris Palace Hotels. Duck into the art-inspired Dali restaurant at Le Meurice and enjoy a decadent experience filled with champagne, sandwiches, pastries, tea and maybe even a spa treatment! You could easily spend a few luxurious hours here!

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  • Easter Chocolate in Paris – Charming, Playful & Delicious!

    Easter Chocolate in Paris – Charming, Playful & Delicious!

    Ahh, April in Paris: the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and the chocolate shops are overflowing with egg, bell and fish-shaped goodies! Easter is just around the corner and the sweet boutiques of Paris are preparing. Be sure to pop into one of our favorite chocolateries and pick up some delectable treats this Easter in Paris!

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  • A L’Étoile d’Or: The Most Famous Candy Store in Paris!

    A L’Étoile d’Or: The Most Famous Candy Store in Paris!

    At the foot of Montmatre, down the road from the Moulin Rouge, there’s a little gem that all foodies will love. A L’Etoile d’Or is the most famous candy store in Paris, and the second you step inside this cozy store you’ll see why! Find out some of the specialties you’ll want to be sure to try on your next trip to Paris.

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  • 100% Vegan Afternoon Tea at the Shangri-La!

    100% Vegan Afternoon Tea at the Shangri-La!

    Step inside the magnificent Shangri-La Hotel and enjoy a 100% vegan afternoon tea that combines French “art de vivre” with Asian hospitality. The ingenious dairy-free and refined sugar-free pastries are just as enjoyable as traditional ones, so whether you adhere to a plant-based diet or not, this is a wonderful spot for afternoon tea!

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  • A Contemporary Winter Teatime at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

    A Contemporary Winter Teatime at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

    Welcome back to our new teatime series where we’re testing out the best afternoon teas at the top Parisian palace hotels. Today we’re visiting the Camélia restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on the legendary Rue Saint Honoré, where you’ll find a contemporary atmosphere and a fabulously chic Saint-Honoré pastry adorned with bits of edible gold.

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  • Teatime at the Ritz – The Sumptuous Salon Proust

    Teatime at the Ritz – The Sumptuous Salon Proust

    If you’re searching for the perfect luxury teatime in Paris, look no further than the many 5-star hotels in Paris. The Salon Proust of the Ritz is an excellent choice, offering a classic ‘Thé à la Française’ with all the nostalgic sweet treats you could imagine – not to mention the pure elegance and rich history of the hotel itself!

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  • Here are the Top 6 Best Vegetarian Cafés in Paris!

    Here are the Top 6 Best Vegetarian Cafés in Paris!

    While France is known for having some of the best cuisine in the world, to a visiting vegetarian, it can seem like there’s nothing to eat in Paris! Fear not – we’ve found the best veggie-based restaurants in the city, whether you’re a vegetarian or simply want a break from all the Steak Frites and paté!

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  • A Very Cheesy Petit Déjeuner in Paris

    A Very Cheesy Petit Déjeuner in Paris

    Exploring the world of French cheese never gets old for a true cheese lover like Madelyn! You can always find new creations, flavors, and even shapes in the fromageries of Paris. Madelyn lists some of her preferred cheeses and shares how to best enjoy them for a perfectly Parisian breakfast on the balcony!

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  • How to Have a Festive French Holiday Feast!

    How to Have a Festive French Holiday Feast!

    The French have some wonderful food traditions when it comes to the end-of-year holidays! If you have an affinity for all things French, then why not incorporate some of these traditions into your own holiday table this year? From pre-dinner drinks to dessert, keep reading to find out how to throw an amazing holiday party—the French way!

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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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