I could never live in New York City. Why? Because of the Doughnut Plant. This is an evilly addictive bakery that specializes in natural ingredient doughnuts and is so delicious that we went a total of five times during our two-week stay in Manhattan (we would have gone even more had we discovered it the […]
Like I said in the 1st post in this series (on Berlin), 2011 was filled with lots of foodie adventures. I made some fun discoveries traveling, yet many of my favorite finds were right here in Paris. From restaurants and wine bars to markets and vegetables, here are my top picks for the year. Favorite […]
It’s “la rentrée,” or French New Year, as I like to call it. The American term “back to school” is the closest translation I can find for the phenomenon that has been sweeping Paris for the past week. It’s a poor translation because “la rentrée” isn’t just for kids and college students; it’s for… well… […]
When we first arrived in Paris, Sébastien and I stayed clear of Mexican restaurants. Coming from Santa Fe, I felt there was something infinitely wrong about eating “Mexican” in France. I’d grown up on the real stuff – the thick, hot, decadent sauces that make up traditional Northern New Mexican cuisine. Mexican without fresh Hatch […]
I’ll keep this simple:GROM. Best gelato in Paris. Natural. Organic. Taste the ingredients, not the sugar. Two scoops: espresso and salted butter caramel with a dollop of fresh (real, real) whipped cream. 81, rue de Seine (at Odéon). Go there. And check out the inspiration: Slow Food Movement to justify eating more Grom.