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Unconventional Dinner Series Launch

May 25, 2020

Le Best of Paris held its first “Unconventional Paris†Dinner Series at La Régalade Saint-Honoré, with Chef Bruno Doucet, who gave us a tour of his kitchen and shared his passion for cuisine with a special six-course menu that featured some…

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Roland Garros 2019 — Top Places to Visit

May 31, 2019

From May 26-June 9, The French Open will showcase the world’s best tennis players, with the Women’s Championship Match held on June 8 and the Men’s Championship Match held on June 9. What is not so well known is that nearby is the haute Village d’Auteuil, in…

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Black Truffle Season In Paris

February 14, 2019

Winter season may be viewed as a lowlight for fresh harvests from the earth, but the most prized and expensive bounty is cultivated from December through early February — the black truffle. More expensive than caviar, black truffles sell for over…

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Summer in Paris

July 14, 2018

Ice cream cones drip in the sunlight. Children laugh with delight as they ride the carrousel in the Jardin des Tuileries. Women in breezy sundresses sit lazily at a café mid-afternoon. Friends share wine, cheese, and a baguette for a pique-nique in the park. Stars only…

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Marché des Enfants Rouges

March 6, 2016

By NATALIE DE POINTIS BRIGHTY Paris is renowned for many things; its art, its architecture, its style, but perhaps most of all for its food and drink. Where else in the world can one find so many boulangeries, patisseries, fromageries,…

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Romance In Paris

February 14, 2016

Paris is a city for lovers. It offers a full menu of sexy places, romantic hideaways, restaurants, cafes, brasseries, cabarets, bars, and places to stroll for a walk, hand in hand, for a quiet respite. Simple things in Paris spark romance, like buying flowers…

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Woody Allen’s Midnight In Paris — A Snapshot In Time

April 7, 2014

In Woody Allen’s Midnight In Paris, he captures the spirit and soul of Paris by sharing some of its best venues, from the steps at Sacré-CÅ“ur at midnight, to Pont Alexandre III in still night rain. Owen Wilson, playing Gil, an aspiring writer,…

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Chez Georges — A Timeless Classic

January 23, 2014

You never know who you might sit next to or see at Chez Georges, but one thing is always certain: the fashionable elite and button-down set will bring life and love to this timeless classic. So it was no surprise that when…

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L’Ecailler Du Bistrot (11eme)

April 20, 2013

When I first came to Paris, I mistakenly thought that the seafood in Paris could not match the freshness or quality of the what was available in Seattle, my hometown. I was wrong. The Parisians take seafood seriously and the chefs…

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Rue Cler

March 13, 2013

One of the best gourmet shopping markets (marchés) in Paris is on Rue Cler, the same area Julia Child shopped when she lived in Paris in the early 1950s. What is interesting about Rue Cler is that many of the same shops…

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