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Casa Palenque

For any expat living in a new city, the search for a link to (or in this case a “taste of”) home can often become an unintentional hobby, and in some instances, an obsession. Take for example the American contingent here in Paris in the days leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday when pumpkin pies […]
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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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Le Congrès

In Village d’Auteuil close to Roland Garros, Le Congrès is a friendly neighborhood brasserie with a stable clientele of repeat customers who faire la bise with the staff, (greet with two kisses on the cheek).  Such is life in Paris, where going to a restaurant can be like going to a friend’s home for dinner.  […]
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Terminus Nord Brasserie

When I asked my French colleague if he could recommend a good brasserie with quality steak he did not hesitate: ‘’Terminus Nord.’’ Located across from Gare du Nord, it would not be on my shortlist of destinations, in part due to its location, but as we were meeting our dear friends from D.C. who were […]
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Tokyo Eat

One of my favorite restaurants in Paris, Tokyo Eat, is located inside the versatile Palais de Tokyo, the temple of the new and young artists from France and abroad. This informal place is open almost all day from noon until mid-night and offers a seasonal menu with well-priced options.  Starting with the natural fruit juices […]
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La Taverne du Sergent Recruteur

Just a short walk from the Notre Dame Cathedral lies L’Ile Saint Louis. Prior to the 17th century the island was used for livestock and owned by Notre Dame. Until 1660 when a brilliant architect had the idea to turn it into a chic area filled with the biggest and best mansions in Paris. Now […]
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