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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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La Petite Rose

Searching for a tea room without crowds of Ladurée or Angelina’s? Escape to La Petite Rose in the 17tharrondissement. A quaint, but elegant patissier-chocolatier, La Petite Rose offers a breath of sweet, pale-pink air where you can find light lunch, simply take a café and –  yes, sample what I believe is the best macaron […]
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Le Boulanger des Invalides: Jocteur

As a student in the city, going out to cafés can be off-putting as costs can escalate easily. However, not wanting to cut corners, outings can become limited and hefty prices are a worrying prospect, even though eating and drinking in Paris is somewhat a pastime. And so the search began for a reasonably priced […]
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Marie Antoinette

The name alone conjures up images of grandeur and opulence the likes of which will never be seen again. Whatever historians may say to the contrary, she will always be remembered as the royal for whom no luxury was too costly, no jewel too rare, no hairstyle too high. It is fitting, therefore, that her […]
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Berko

I know what you’re thinking. With all the wonderful French pastries available in Paris how could I possibly be excited over finding a bakery specializing in a certain American treat? Well, before I tried my first life altering macaron, my dessert of choice had always been good old cheesecake. So when I read those very […]
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La Parisienne Boulangerie

Weekly Special: Best Boulangerie in Paris You can’t miss La Parisienne, with its bright purple paint, decorated windows and large signs boasting their runner-up status in the recent 2010 Best Baguette in Paris contest (Grand Prix de la Meilleure Baguette 2010). I was quite excited to try La Parisienne’s baguette – a simple yet highly […]
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