Seven Top Terraces for Dining in the 7th Arrondissement

Seven Top Terraces for Dining in the 7th Arrondissement

While seeing the top sights is a must, one of the charms in Paris is sitting back at a little café and watching the world go by. We’re showcasing the best terraces of the 7th arrondissement for when you fancy having a drink or meal full of Parisian ambiance. ... Read More

Homemade French Apple Tart Recipe

Homemade French Apple Tart Recipe

While many French pastries can be delightfully challenging to make (hello macarons we’re looking at you), the tarte fine aux pommes is a classic French dessert that is simple to create at home. Enjoy this easy recipe for a traditional French apple tart to add a sweet touch to your day. ... Read More

A Taste of France: Philippe’s Croque Monsieur Appetizers

A Taste of France: Philippe’s Croque Monsieur Appetizers

Philippe has survived the lockdown by recording 52 operas and eating some of his favorite French foods. I enjoy eating with him, but leave the opera watching to the fanatic. There’s wine, Champagne and gougère, the light cheese ball that goes so well with Champagne. Here’s our recipe for easy gougère. ... Read More

Santé! Here’s how to Create a French Apéro at Home

Santé! Here’s how to Create a French Apéro at Home

The French have mastered the art of joie de vivre (joy of living). Take the very French ritual of l’apéro. This is the time of day after work that is celebrated with a drink and snack before dinner. It’s not just about the food and drink (though those are certainly important). It’s about relaxing with friends and taking a moment to reset and appreciate life. Here’s how to create a French apéro at home, when you can’t get to Paris. ... Read More

The 7 Best Coffee Cafés in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris

The 7 Best Coffee Cafés in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris

So you’re staying in the 7th arrondissement, and you’re hankering for a cup of coffee – a proper coffee though, the delicious kind that’s still quite new to the Paris café scene. ... Read More

7 Ways to Bring Paris Into Your Home Until You Return to France

7 Ways to Bring Paris Into Your Home Until You Return to France

Are you longing to be in the City of Light? Well, never fear–we have a great solution! We’re bringing Paris to you with a slew of ideas for your home. Whether it’s a little pick-me-up or a full meal worthy of the finest restaurants in Paris, we’ve got some suggestions to help stave off your Paris cravings, until you can hop a plane bound for CDG. ... Read More

15 Fine-Dining Restaurants in the 7th Arrondissement: Where to Eat near the Eiffel Tower

15 Fine-Dining Restaurants in the 7th Arrondissement: Where to Eat near the Eiffel Tower

We’re often asked where to eat near the Eiffel Tower, specifically for fine-dining restaurants in the 7th arrondissement close to our chic Paris Perfect apartment rentals. Whether you’re keen foodies seeking a memorable meal or looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion, here are 15 of our favorites to whet your appetite. Remember, our helpful concierge service can make restaurant reservations for you or many venues can be booked via website and app The Fork. Bon appétit! ... Read More

15 French Desserts to Eat in Paris that will Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

15 French Desserts to Eat in Paris that will Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

The French have a passion for pastries, cakes and chocolates and have created some of the world’s most sensational sweets. We’ve selected 15 tempting desserts to eat in Paris. It would be a sin to leave town without trying at least half of these heavenly treats! ... Read More

A Dozen Classic Savory French Dishes you should Order in Paris

A Dozen Classic Savory French Dishes you should Order in Paris

Drawing on centuries of tradition, authentic French cuisine is famous for its finesse and flavor. Make the most of your trip by sampling some of the nation’s iconic culinary offerings, which turn eating into an art form. We’ve selected 12 classic savory French dishes to order while you’re visiting Paris. ... Read More

11 of the Best Food Streets in Paris that will Feed your French Food Cravings

11 of the Best Food Streets in Paris that will Feed your French Food Cravings

Paris is one of the gastronomical capitals of the world for a reason. In addition to its Michelin-starred restaurants and beloved baguettes and cheeses, travelers also visit for the myriad of food streets in Paris. ... Read More

8 Great Chocolate Shops in Paris

8 Great Chocolate Shops in Paris

Willy Wonka would be in heaven exploring the elegant chocolate shops in Paris. The city is famous for its delicious cakes and breads, but foodies will fall for its dreamy chocolate creations too. Drawing on the skills of its masterful chocolatiers, Paris offers both traditional and contemporary chocolates which are sure to wow. ... Read More

Our Favorite Restaurants Near the Louvre

Our Favorite Restaurants Near the Louvre

It’s a well-known fact that the Louvre is the most-visited museum in the world, and it’s also renowned for being one of the trickiest to navigate. With over 380,000 objects on show, it would apparently take about three full days to visit every single room: hungry work for even the most enthusiastic art lover! As there’s nothing more exhausting than trailing around looking for somewhere to get a bite to eat before or after your cultural exploits, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 recommendations of restaurants near the Louvre that we – and our Paris Perfect guests – love. ... Read More

Guess the French Cheeses + a Book Giveaway

Guess the French Cheeses + a Book Giveaway

As someone who jumps from main course to dessert, and doesn’t stop for cheese, my fantastic meal in Alsace was a change in game plan. Philippe and our French friends think I’m a bit crazy for waxing on about something that is part of their everyday life. But where else in the world has a plate of cheeses become a such a tradition? Centuries old processes were developed and still used just for one course of a meal. ... Read More

From Burgundy to Bordeaux: The Top Places to Drink Wine in Paris

From Burgundy to Bordeaux: The Top Places to Drink Wine in Paris

If you love wine, then undoubtedly during your trip you’ll be looking for some great places to drink wine in Paris. But where to start? With wine being quite literally cheaper than water, the number of options can be overwhelming, so we picked out for you some of our top places to drink wine in Paris, whether you prefer a more upscale atmosphere or to be surrounded by locals. Santé ! ... Read More

The Best Stores to Buy French Food Souvenirs in Paris

The Best Stores to Buy French Food Souvenirs in Paris

One of the main reasons people travel to France is the food. While we’d all love to bring home a personal French chef to recreate all our favorite French dishes, fortunately we can at least bring home some of the ingredients they’d use to stock our own kitchens. Want to keep the taste of France in your home cooked meals after you’ve bid au revoir to the City of Light? Here are the best stores to buy French food souvenirs in Paris. ... Read More

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