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India Mahdavi: Joyfulness matters most

What would you call her style? Effortless chic, I would say. But this time we’re not talking about fashion. We’re talking about interiors.

Passage 53: Bites in white satin

Paris is, of course, full of surprises and amongst them the famous passages, the covered alleyways cutting through ancient stone, are a real univer

The Best of Lebey

My Concierge Told Me

70 Parisian adresses not to be missed

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Christophe Lemaire: Quiet and singular

If you are looking for a timeless wardrobe, something cutting edge but understated, than this one is for you.

Music in the Metro

My Concierge Told Me

How musicians can pass an audition for a coveted license

Chez Omar: For the movers & shakers

“Chez Omar” is a restaurant that divides Parisians into two irreconcilable parts: those who hate it and those who love it.

Tours

A surrealist stroll: The Sex of the City

Today I’d like to invite you to time travel, I’d like to visit the Paris of the surrealists with you, of André Breton, Louis Aragon, of the painter

Culture

Musée Jacquemart-André: Lessons of Lifestyle

Imagine living with a Watteau painting in your bedroom. And what about a Tiepolo for your dining room? Or do you prefer Rembrandt?

Culture

The St-Jacques Tower: Gothic Gargoyles

The Saint-Jacques tower is probably the oddest monument in Paris: a tower standing lost and alone in the heart of Paris. Intriguing, no?

Rose Bakery: Healthy & Hype

British food in Paris, doesn’t sound appealing? If that is so, we must definitely enlighten you.

Amélie’s wine

My Concierge Told Me

Paris grape harvest started

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Christian Louboutin: shoes are key

You’ll recognize them by their shoes. Because those shoes are not meant for walking. Their soles are red like the carpets for which they are made.

Saturne: An air of déjà vu

Is it a good sign or is it just buzz when a restaurant is fully booked every night? It’s probably a bit of both.

Not rocket science any more

My Concierge Told Me

The Vélib’ services have been improved

Paris Plage: waiting for the magic

Places

When the Seine turns into a beach resort

Candelaria: More than just Tacos

Candelaria claims to be Paris’ first authentic taqueria. And you know what? They are absolutely right.

The white wonder of the lady in black

Places

Odile Decq designed new restaurant in the Garnier Opéra

Culture

“Midnight in Paris”: like a postcard

“Midnight in Paris” is the kind of movie that divides the public into two irreconcilable parts: the enchanted enthusiasts on one hand, the bored wh

Who needs a palace while in Paris?

My Concierge Told Me

Four Paris hotels crowned with new distinction

“Le Cinq”: the art of Eric Briffard

I will never forget a long discussion I once had with two artists from New York, a lot of wine involved, at my dinner table in Paris.

Six ways of buying wine in Paris

My Concierge Told Me

It is all about intel

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The man with the best baguette in town

No idea where to buy the best baguette in Paris? Trust the experts.

Culture

Cinémathèque: Look at that!

This is where it all began, in Paris, in the basement of a café: the story of cinema.

The Singing Butcher

French food sellers taking pride in every day work

French chefs are going to war!

My Concierge Told Me

15 star-studded chefs created the “Collège Culinaire de France” to promote French cuisine

The price of beauty

My Concierge Told Me

Paris housing prices are beating all records

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Poissonnerie du Dôme: Starry, starry fish

Finding fish is an easy task in Paris.

Sept’n: With Asian Twist

Sept’n is a small, comfortable bistro close to République in Rue Rampon, and here you will find a kind of low-key fusion style.

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Conticini’s Flying Saucers

Once you’ve entered Philippe Conticini’s clean boutique La Pâtisserie des Rêves in Rue du Bac close to Conran Shop and Bon Marché you feel like roa

Pont des Arts

Places

Where you swear eternal love

Hotels

Cheap and charming

If you are looking for an affordable nice hotel in the very centre of Paris, the Hôtel Jeanne d’Arc is just perfect for you.

Plaza Athénée Bar: flower-power

In the Bar of the Plaza Athénée everybody strangely looks as if they have been cast for a Paris-based episode of “Sex in the City”.

L’Olivier: In the Greek mood

Food can’t be about magical sensations all the time, can it?

Hotels

L’hôtel particulier: Heaven in Paris

This is a miracle in the middle of Montmartre: Picturesque? No, paradisiacal. On 23 Avenue Junot you’ll arrive at a first gate.

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