Auteur : Prête-Moi Paris

An American in Paris, blogging about Paris, the expat life, luxury, fashion, culture, people, places and pieces of the city of lights.

5 Parisian Brands You May Have Not Heard Of But Should

Writen in collaboration with Mary Davis Long live France and our amazing fashion. Maybe I am a bit biased, but I think French women, especially Parisians, have the most elegant taste in the world. From when I was a child, I always admired the image of French women and their flair on fashion. Nowadays thanks to social media, smaller brands… Read more →

Winter Delights at l’Estaminet

Well the holidays came and went and I didn’t write a single post about it here. If you follow my Instagram you got a whole bunch of Parisian holiday spirit though. And with winter well into the doldrums, I thought it would be nice to post about a spot to kick those cold weather blues. We ran into it with… Read more →

Homer Paris – Best Lobster Roll Worldwide

I have no idea how to begin this article…if possible it would be with a very satisfied look on my face. Oh wait here I found it : When people ask me what I miss most about home in the USA, I used to say, the lobster. But I don’t have to say that anymore! I walked into Homer at… Read more →

La Rentrée en Retard

September is always the true beginning of the year for me. It’s back to work, back to school, new beginnings, plans, fashion… After a fully packed summer and a two and a half week vacation away, we now are fully committed to the rapid and regrettable goodbye to summer clothes and sandals… Read more →

BYOB (Brew Your Own Beer)

In search of an interesting gift for Chéri’s 40th birthday, I thought about a forty year old bottle of whisky…aaaand then I learned the price. €€€€€! I figured it would be better to save that kind of money for vacation. So, I asked around and someone suggested a beer brewing workshop. Bingo! Chéri loves beer, so do I, and it… Read more →

Circus Bakery Paris

Those who know me, know that just the name of this bakery is enough to beckon me there. But as luck would have it, their baked goods are worth the treck from my corner of Paris. As I opened the door, the intoxicating scent of cinnamon engulfed me. Decadent was the word that escaped my mouth. I felt like I… Read more →

Nadia the Shoe Fairy

I could not decide on the title for this post. The « Courtyard of Happy Feet » was the second runner up. I also considered « There’s Something About Nadia, or even simply « Rouge Patine, » but, there IS just something about Nadia and it requires a magical title. It was one of those days where things just happened magically. I magically caught the… Read more →

A Taco Craving Adventure

I don’t know what it was that caused my taco craving, but it was something fierce. Me, who loooooves my charming neighborhood, les Batignolles, and doesn’t often cross the city unless absolutely necessary, well… The taco craving made me do it. It took me 40 minutes and a few methods of transportation, and I found myself at the bottom of… Read more →

Tested : Private Chef At Home

I got to test having a private chef cook us a meal worthy of a luxury hotel restaurant, at home! Forget about sweating in the kitchen for hours, a chef à domicile à Paris, is THE way to WOW your guests at home. And La Belle Assiette helped me knock the socks off of my mother-in-law! I might not know… Read more →

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