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Bastille Day (July 14th)

July 13, 2018

Celebrations for Le Quartorze de Juillet (14th of July), also commonly known as Bastille Day or La Fête Nationale, mark one of the major party events in Paris for the year. It commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison and the French revolt against Louis…

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Casa Palenque

September 20, 2010

For any expat living in a new city, the search for a link to (or in this case a “taste ofâ€) home can often become an unintentional hobby, and in some instances, an obsession. Take for example the American contingent…

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Le Dirigeable

June 29, 2010

In a “bistro-chic†ambiance, the chef offers a traditional cuisine with a modern twist. The seasonal recipes change daily according to the markets or at the least, the side dish is modified. Did you spot the boudin basque pommes en l’air? Well, tonight,…

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La Nuit des Musées (May 15th)

May 12, 2010

This Saturday – Pay a Nocturnal Visit to Paris’s Museums…For Free! Entering the Louvre at night without paying would normally result in a visit to the Commissariat de Police, but this Saturday the inhabitants of Paris will be encouraged to…

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