Contrary to popular belief, Paris has Mexican food and some of it isn’t half bad. While I’m still searching for a proper fish taco (I’ll let you know if I find it) check out my picks for the city’s best Mexican restaurants here on the Hip Paris blog.
This lively restaurant in the 11th arrondissement was started by Top Chef France finalist Pierre Sang and attracts a largely French crowd. Born in South Korea, Sang was adopted by a French family at the age of 7 and his cuisine really incorporates aspects from both cultures. His technique is unmistakably […]
People often ask me what was the best meal I’ve ever had. Without missing a beat, I always say The Willows Inn on Lummi Island. For me, Washington’s San Juan Islands have always held a special allure. Having grown up in Portland, Oregon, I’m no stranger to lush green forests and […]
I live in the Marais. Not in the 3rd or Upper Marais but in the heart of the 4th right next to the old Jewish Quarter. If you don’t know Paris well, that’s an area associated with shopping and large crowds on weekends. While I love the hustle and bustle, […]
Spring has officially arrived in Paris and perhaps no bakery in the city epitomizes the season more than Ladurée with its mint green awnings, and piles of pretty pastel colored macarons in flavors like, pistachio, rose petal, and lemon verbena. Credited with starting the version popular today (two shells joined […]
I don’t think I will every tire of looking out onto an expanse of blue ocean while digging into a fish taco– they’re simply a match made in heaven. Baja is the cradle of this light, fresh, and flavorful dish. I recently scoured the peninsula for the tastiest fish tacos […]