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La Pâtisserie Gâteaux Thoumieux by Jean-François Piège

La Pâtisserie Gâteaux Thoumieux by Jean-François Piège

No I have not forgotten you early this year, and what can I wish you except a gourmet year? 582 more words

Paris

Ai Weiwei at the Bon Marché

Le Bon Marché department store on the left bank is currently home to Ai Weiwei’s first work ever created for a retail space, allowing him as he put it ‘to encounter a new audience’. 286 more words

The Left Bank

Musée Maillol

When you’ve lived in Paris for a little while, when the city starts to feels less like a holiday destination and more like a second home, you develop connections with small and unexpected things. 514 more words

Paris

Stags and Hens

The first time I saw a young man dressed up in a rabbit suit surrounded by peers in broad daylight in Montmartre, I didn’t know what was going on. 322 more words

Paris

Splendour & Misery, Pictures of Prostitution, 1850-1910 at Musee d'orsay Paris.

This is an overview of the exhibition I saw in Paris last week – ‘Splendour & Misery, Pictures of Prostitution’, 1850-1910 at Musee d’Orsay.

The… 425 more words

A emporter

It is true that doggie bags are not part of French culture. That said, takeout is common. Many people buy baguette sandwiches, Chinese food by the kilogram, and Greek gyros to go. 66 more words

Food

Rosa Bonheur sur Seine

I recently discovered what I think is going to be my new favourite café/bar in Paris. Rosa Bonheur in the Parc des Buttes Chaumont is already a firm fixture both during the day for well priced, simple food and at night as a bar and ‘guingette’. 160 more words

The Left Bank