Tag: Paris

Image of Du Pain et des Idées in Paris.
Paris

The Best Bakeries in Paris

Where to find the best croissants, lemon tarts, eclairs and more in the city of pastries. I often joke that I have a talent for sniffing bakeries out like a bloodhound, and nowhere is this skill put to the test more than in Paris. As I walk and run through […]

Image of the restaurant Septime in Paris
Food, Paris

Is Septime the Most Parisian Restaurant in Paris?

Talking local ingredients and graffiti with Chef Bertrand Grébaut plus tips for snagging a reservation. While it’s true that many non-French chefs have helped reinvigorate Paris’s dining scene in recent years, there are plenty of native sons who are contributing immensely. I think the neo-bistro Septime, owned and operated by […]

Image of the pastry counter at Liberté bakery in Paris
Paris

How to Order Bread in Paris Like a Local

Make your visits to the boulangerie more memorable and delicious by following these tips for buying bread in Paris. When I moved to Paris in 2015, I began making frequent trips to my neighborhood boulangerie just like Parisians do. On the first few visits, I found the frenetic pace and […]

City, Paris

Two Perfect Days in Paris

This two-day itinerary in the city of light incorporates plenty of good food, art, sightseeing, shopping and a little exercise. I would happily live these two Paris itineraries over and over again if given the chance. Each incorporates everything I love to experience when I travel: good food, art, sightseeing, […]

City, Paris

Paris Travel Guide Part Un

Experience Paris like a local by visiting these bakeries, restaurants, museums and shops. Paris may be the world’s most beautiful city, but it is not simply the idyllic movie set many have come to expect. It is a big city with grit and grime and diverse cultures and cuisines. This is precisely […]