Category Archives: Cheese

Thanksgiving in Paris

Thanksgiving in Paris is like Bastille Day in the United States:  an ordinary weekday that tradition has turned into a day to celebrate with family, friends, great food and great wine.  If you are lucky enough to be in Paris during this holiday, preparation is key, as you need to plan ahead and order your […]
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Christmas Markets in Paris

Nothing exudes the spirit and festiveness of Christmas more than the traditional Christmas markets in Paris. Sip hot spiced wine while shopping for artisan cheeses, giant-sized ginger bread cookies, sausages, wines and other winter season specialties.  Each market has its own character, but it very much feels like being in Strasbourg, or the really charming […]
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Rue Cler — Antique Show and More (Gourmet)

Searching for silver, fine china, goblets of Baccarat, antique necklaces, old framed art pieces and other fine brocante pieces?  The next fabulous antique and brocante show will be on Rue Cler in the upper-crust 7th Arrondissement of Paris, on May 12and 13th.  Nearly 100 antique and brocante vendors will be lined up near the Ecole Militaire […]
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Video Tours of Paris

For a video tour of various areas in Paris, we are pleased to partner with GeoBeats to provide a menu of places to see by video, from Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré for fashionistas to Rue des Rosiers for experiencing the old Jewish quartier in Paris. Video tours show you where to buy escargot, cheese, wine, […]
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Stuck In Paris — Top 10 Things to Do

There are sunny blue skies in Paris and it’s a warm spring day, but all flights are grounded because of a volcano spewing ash in a country that is hundreds of miles away.   We are stuck in Paris.  Like thousands of others in Northern Europe, our vacation plans are on hold, or just gone, kaput. We […]
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Marie-Anne Cantin

I had a friend of mine and his wife over for dinner while they were visiting Paris. As my I knew they savor the finer things in life, I made sure to pay a visit to Marie-Anne Cantin for a selection of cheeses, something I knew would please them.  Our conversation naturally turned to cuisine during […]
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