Catégorie : Parisian

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 →

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 →

Les Epiciers Modernes

An « Epicerie » in French is an entire concept. For some time now it has technically been the mini mart down on the corner where you can grab some milk that you forgot at the market and don’t have time to go farther. But historically, an Epicerie has been more than that. If translated literally an « épicerie » could be called a… Read more →

L’Instant : Café, Restaurant, Épicerie

I’m sitting in this new little neighborhood restaurant, grocer, café, called l’Instant. I’m enjoying a rare free moment. And no lie, « One Momemt in Time, by Whitney Houston is playing on their radio. You can’t make this up! So this lovely little spot is one of several sprouting up lately around my corner of the Batignolles : Pont Cardinet. It… Read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Caron De Beaumarchais : A Charming Boutique Hotel In The Marais

Article by Helen of London Meets Paris (Photos by Helen, unless otherwise indicated.) Image courtesy of the Hotel De Beaumarchais Medieval Marias with it’s narrow cobblestone alleyways is steeped in history dating back to the 12th century, it was an area largely occupied by nobility. Today, it is very much the Jewish Quarter of Paris and this is very evident… Read more →

%d blogueurs aiment cette page :