Mid-march lived up to its Shakespearian omen this year, in France. The ides of March brought about a serious awareness of the dangers carried by
Article by Frank Cierpial This is a very political year. We Americans, are going through our presidential face off now and the French are set
Every day as I arrive to work I pass down a small street in the 8th arrondissement in central Paris and I pass by little
Superflu, meaning : extra, not necessary, a splurge… Superflu in the Batignolles, emulates that little urge to splurge with a giant “S”. But when you take
My readers know I love anything and everything “Made in France”, but you should know that it is an unofficial movement of sorts that is
I randomly came across this darling boutique/showroom on a very unassuming little street in the 17th on the very edge of the Batignolles quarter. (Paris
In my search for quality food that isn’t hampered with by too much science and technology (aka : GMOs) Chéri and I found a fantastic
I was contacted recently by a new perfume company and asked if I was interested in writing about their product. After a brief description and a browse of their website I said “Oui!” but that I thought it best if I “discovered” their perfume in person. (I much prefer to blog about things I have tasted or tested or touched. It gives a more authentic perception for my readers. So I set up a meeting with François Marmey who represents the company and is putting together an internet publicity campaign. He said I was one of the first bloggers to respond, which makes me happy to be one of the first bloggers to write about it from a first-hand experience! We met for an after-work glass of wine at the Crillon hotel (I figured that the discovery of a new luxe product called for a luxe setting). We took a table on the indoor courtyard patio as the weather was nice for a change, and the tables are large enough so we had space to spread out the products and test them.