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Friday Finds: Cold-Weather Cuppa Competition

November 15, 2013

As temperatures plummet, we’re prone to making up for lost degrees in furious fits of warm beverage-drinking. And while coffee might keep us going energy-wise in wintry climates, a cup of joe is not (quite) enough to thaw our shivering selves. No, even these caffeine addicts need to turn to… (more)
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Divine Desserts: 5 Parisian Spots to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

May 5, 2013

PARIS, FRANCE – Delicate macarons, dulcet crepes, artisan chocolates, lush pastries: With such a bounty of tempting sweets, Paris is a city in which it’s nearly impossible not to eat dessert first. And that’s OK. Go ahead and shamelessly indulge at these stylish spots in the City of Light, where the sugary treats… (more)
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A Stylish Guide to Paris’s Rive Gauche (Left Bank)

April 28, 2013

PARIS, FRANCE – If you’ve ever imagined yourself waxing poetic or philosophic while sipping a café au lait at a Parisian café, then you’ve channeled the energy of the Rive Gauche, or “the Left Bank.” This nickname for the southern bank of Paris‘s Seine River is synonymous with a period… (more)
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Friday Finds: Joyeuses Fêtes, Paris!

December 21, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – After stopping off in New York, Los Angeles, and London for fun and festive wintertime activities, we’ll be making one final stop on our Friday Finds holiday tour…Paris! From a city with a reputation for twinkly lights, old-world beauty, and sweet treats galore, we’re certain that the… (more)
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Paris and New York, Sans Locals

August 15, 2012

Now that we’re deep into to August, summer (at least in North America) is drawing to a close. It doesn’t seem possible that soon the cool winds of fall will arrive to usher in autumn. Before it’s time to break out your collection of cardigans, though, there’re still a few… (more)
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Tea trumps the Parisian penchant for espresso at Mariage Frères

July 16, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – With all the recent talk about London (the Queen’s Jubilee, the Olympics, etc.), I can’t help but conjure up an image of a quintessentially English tradition: tea. Bizarrely enough, while afternoon tea in London is a favorite pastime of mine, when I think of tea purveyors themselves,… (more)
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Meat and potatoes à la française at Le Relais de l’Entrecôte

July 9, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – Like peanut butter and jelly or fish and chips, steak and french fries (frites in the native tongue) are two great tastes that taste great together. In fact, the combination of tender grilled meat and crispy potatoes is so inseparable in restaurants of the French capital that… (more)
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A Summer Stroll Through Le Marais in Paris

June 24, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – Springtime in Paris may be a cliché of perfection, but summer is when the city is positively deluged by tourists (most notably the school’s-out-for-three-months set). Whether you’ve got a family in tow or are flying solo, though, Paris’s charms don’t have to be marred by long lines… (more)
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Tradition that’s not stuck in the past at Taillevent in Paris

June 23, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – In the world of fine French cuisine, tradition and innovation are constantly in a tug of war. Classical French techniques remain the gold standard for culinary training the world over, so it makes sense that there’s a “purist” camp that believes traditional dishes shouldn’t be fussed with.… (more)
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Long live the Parisian bistro at Benoit

June 13, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – In a city littered with bistros, it may seem strange to call the bistro an “endangered species.” But most of the atmospheric cafés lining the boulevards of Paris are of the newfangled sort, many capitalizing on the nostalgia for classic bistro dining but laying no claim to… (more)
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