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.

Cider and Sarrasin Crêpes Satisfaction

Guillaume, we call him the crêpe guy at the Marché des Batignolles, makes the most amazing crêpes. He sources his buckwheat flour locally to be a more eco friendly commerce, as well as to support other local commerce. Sarracuisine. Read more →

Le Petit Souk a Kid’s Treasure Trove

The Brand began in the north of France in 2005 by a husband and wife team. A bazaar boutique dedicated to fun and frivolity for kids, big and small. The branch on the rue de Levis in the Batignolles opened on 2017, and frankly it couldn’t have been placed in a better spot. Rue de Levis is a charming market… Read more →

Amie Bakery : French Charm in Osterville

My grand return after a nine year absence to my hometown village on Cape Cod was well rewarded. Not only were we welcomed with open arms by so many, but I was also beyond delighted to see that the new additions made to my village have only improved the charm that graces every single facade. Amie Bakery, the new French… Read more →

Hotel Marignan: Limon Bar and Rooftop Terrace

It was a hot midsummer evening and we were headed to Hotel Marignan to investigate their Limon bar that reopened about a year prior (2017)… At first glance, I thought it would be just some five star hotel bar with leopard print pillows trying to impress me with mediocre cocktails….BOY was I in for a surprise! Nothing against leopard print… Read more →

Treize Au Jardin

Or as I like to call it, The New Treize! Laurel and Kajsa, the dynamic duo of 13 A Baker’s Dozen, have done it again : created another magical address. This is the rebirth of a true labor of love. They said goodbye in March (2018) to their darling cozy spot we knew and loved on rue des Saints Pères,… Read more →

Hidden Terrace in Paris : Grand Hotel du Palais Royal

A year ago this stunning Parisian boutique hotel (that appears very often here on Prête-Moi Paris) threw a little party for some suave hotel promotion for their beautiful video, and promised us all a terrace ver soon. We finally got the terrace and another fancy party to boot! Read more →

Day Trip from Paris : Provins

Provins (the S is not prounced) is a little over an hour by train from Paris train station Gare de L’Est. It is a fantastic place to go with kids of all ages during the high seasons (April through October). The main attraction are the the medieval shows that are performed but also for the medieval architecture. And even if… Read more →

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