Category Archives: wine & food

chouquette

Flaky crusts, organic flour, and…

Boulangeries all over Paris offer little one-bite puffs of pastry coated with big sugar crystals. They’re called chouquettes and are the perfect little snack. Those at a boulangerie on a quiet street in the 19th taste like eggy, sweet, airy

chouquette

Flaky crusts, organic flour, and…

Boulangeries all over Paris offer little one-bite puffs of pastry coated with big sugar crystals. They’re called chouquettes and are the perfect little snack. Those at a boulangerie on a quiet street in the 19th taste like eggy, sweet, airy

Elephants, no. Indian food and spices, yes.

A steady diet of baguettes, cheeses stinky and not, and the ubiquitous roquette (arugula) sometimes needs a shake-up. That’s when aromatic Indian foods call to me. Luckily, a short walk past this reworking of a public announcement leads to an

Elephants, no. Indian food and spices, yes.

A steady diet of baguettes, cheeses stinky and not, and the ubiquitous roquette (arugula) sometimes needs a shake-up. That’s when aromatic Indian foods call to me. Luckily, a short walk past this reworking of a public announcement leads to an

Keep your tops on poster in paris

Not topless in a secret garden

My kind of nature-urban balance is perfected in a little park hidden within a bunch of streets in the 11th. Inside Le Jardin de la Folie-Titon, lily pads and huge pink flowers float on a pond, a big grassy area

Keep your tops on poster in paris

Not topless in a secret garden

My kind of nature-urban balance is perfected in a little park hidden within a bunch of streets in the 11th. Inside Le Jardin de la Folie-Titon, lily pads and huge pink flowers float on a pond, a big grassy area

Red Bread

Every boulangerie makes baguettes and other breads, some phenomenally better than others. But at La Gambette à Pain, a red rice yeast and goji berry bread pops up once each week, offered alongside the traditional fare. I found out about

Red Bread

Every boulangerie makes baguettes and other breads, some phenomenally better than others. But at La Gambette à Pain, a red rice yeast and goji berry bread pops up once each week, offered alongside the traditional fare. I found out about

A baguette sings in Paris

Once each year, more than a hundred freshly baked baguettes from boulangeries across the city make their way to a single room to be tasted, prodded, sniffed and listened-to by the grandees of Parisian bread. Baguettes that make it to

A baguette sings in Paris

Once each year, more than a hundred freshly baked baguettes from boulangeries across the city make their way to a single room to be tasted, prodded, sniffed and listened-to by the grandees of Parisian bread. Baguettes that make it to

Wine and snacks at La Buvette

If you want a glass of wine in Paris, there’s usually one within a block of where you’re standing. It may not be great, but it’s available. This can make having a NAD (a No Alcohol Day) in the city feel like a great

Wine and snacks at La Buvette

If you want a glass of wine in Paris, there’s usually one within a block of where you’re standing. It may not be great, but it’s available. This can make having a NAD (a No Alcohol Day) in the city feel like a great