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Shopping in Le Marais – Vintage Fashion

We’ve hit those winter weeks when the ceaseless cold has us both frustrated and bored by repeating the same “closet staple” warm sweater. How to spruce up the wardrobe to survive through March? Head to the Marais for fabulous vintage fur. Chanel’s Fall-Winter collection for this season suggested we dress as Share on Facebook
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Drouant — Elegance in Paris

Situated in a quiet pocket of the Second Arrondissement in Place Gaillon, a voiturier greets you to the door at Drouant — one of the more elegant dining spots in Paris.  Antoine Westermann has made a splash with his cuisine that is built on style and finesse, and excellent service is the mark at this elegant […]
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August In Paris — Where To Eat

Paris is largely a ghost town in August, as most Parisians are away for the month on holiday on the beaches of Normandy, or down south in the Côte d’Azur.   This means that it can be challenging to find quality restaurants,  boulangerie, or other stores open as many are closed, for the entire month.  This is especially the case with […]
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Comeback Of The Parisian Brasserie

The Parisian Brasserie – that venerable institution that is typically open 24/7, where restaurant goers come dressed casually or in their classic Parisian fashion – is making a comeback.  While there are literally over 1,000 brasseries in Paris, several can now be counted on for serving quality and reliable food, with pleasant service and prices […]
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Gallopin — Tradition Since 1876

For years Gallopin was on my shortlist of places to try, but I never quite made it to Le Bourse area, and the fact that it had a multi-lingual menu discouraged me from going.  So when my wife, two boys and I  finally went to Gallopin for a try, we were more than pleased with […]
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La Cantoche Paname

When was the last time you ate a top-notch meal surrounded by jars of Nutella, South Park figurines, Kermit the Frog, or works of art made up entirely of Smarties that was not in your own apartment? Or hopscotched into a restaurant? Located in the heart of the 2nd arrondissement and captained by Chef Predrag […]
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