Paris’s Best Crème Brûlée

Paris’s Best Crème Brûlée

Remember the scene from Amélie where Audrey Tautou ponders life’s little pleasures? One of them is cracking into a luscious crème brûlée. A rich and creamy vanilla-laced custard covered in a crisp sugar shell, it’s hard not to love the classic French dessert. It takes time to perfect this sublime dessert and while it’s a staple in Paris, it isn’t that easy to find a first-rate version of the scrumptious treat. ... Read More

A Splendid Lunch With Mum At Café Constant

A Splendid Lunch With Mum At Café Constant

Looking for a charming Parisian café serving mouth-watering classic French fare? Café Constant ticks those boxes and so much more. After hearing top-notch reviews about Café Constant from our guests and my Paris Perfect colleagues, I just had to try it. It looked like a cozy and cheerful destination for a leisurely lunch with my mum, on her latest trip to visit me in Paris. ... Read More

Rue Sainte-Anne: Paris’s Little Tokyo

Rue Sainte-Anne: Paris’s Little Tokyo

Fancy visiting Little Tokyo in Paris? On a small street between the Louvre and the Opera and next to the Palais Royal is Rue Sainte-Anne. It’s home to dozens of delicious Japanese restaurants and shops. Just hop off the metro at the Pyramides station and it’s within striking distance. You’ll find yourself marveling at the charming Parisian Haussmann style buildings and their neighboring Asian restaurants. ... Read More

Zia: A New Café and Picnics-to-Go Near Metro École Militaire

Zia: A New Café and Picnics-to-Go Near Metro École Militaire

A fresh and exciting restaurant has opened up just around the corner from the Eiffel Tower and the Champs de Mars, offering delicious breakfasts, lunches and brunches paired with gourmet coffees. Chef Justin Kent, a New Mexico native and French-trained chef, opened his bright and airy coffee shop and eatery Zia in January 2017. ... Read More

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! ... Read More

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! ... Read More

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! ... Read More

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! ... Read More

Say Farewell to Summer with Maddy’s Favorite Gazpacho Recipe!

Say Farewell to Summer with Maddy’s Favorite Gazpacho Recipe!

As the last days of summer approach, now’s your last chance to enjoy of this refreshing – yet flavorful – gazpacho soup. Combining the slight tartness of the tomatoes with the lovely sweetness of roasted bell peppers, this Gazpacho makes for a delicious “amuse-bouche” course or side dish, especially when paired with homemade French baguette croutons! ... Read More

Niçoise-Inspired Lentil Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Niçoise-Inspired Lentil Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

Enjoy the last fruits of summer with this spin on the classic Niçoise salad. Traditionally made with hard boiled eggs and tuna, this version gets its protein from French green lentils and its unforgettable flavor from a zesty shallot and caper dressing. With a bright and beautiful presentation, this salad is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! ... Read More

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! ... Read More

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! ... Read More

Grandma Ninette’s Excellent Blanquette de Veau

Grandma Ninette’s Excellent Blanquette de Veau

On her recent trip to visit grandma Ninette in Normandy, Madelyn and her daughter Alexia were treated to a delicious dinner of Blanquette de Veau. This veal stew is hearty, tasty and pretty simple to throw together. The best part: it’s a family recipe, and we all know those are the best kinds of recipes! ... Read More

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! ... Read More

Luscious Leek & Prosciutto Quiche with Gruyère & Dill

Luscious Leek & Prosciutto Quiche with Gruyère & Dill

To celebrate the arrival of Spring, try your hand at this easy, crust-free quiche, featuring a seasonal favorite – leeks. Sweet and buttery when cooked, leeks pair well with the assertive flavors of gruyère cheese and prosciutto. This recipe is full of luscious flavors, but will leave you feeling light and energetic, perfect for enjoying the Springtime weather! ... Read More

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