This week’s Five Friday Finds from France feature Paris sunsets that remind me of Texas sunsets, bien sûr food-related tips, the great French Sunday lunch tradition, and Prescription, another cozy Paris cocktail bar.
Although it’s the last Five Friday Finds for the month, it’s not the last day in February since it’s a leap year. Leap year in French is l’année bissextile. My first thoughts – two sixes? Doesn’t make sense because leap year is every four years. Here’s an article that explains it, with some bonus French vocabulary for those interested.
The Left Bank needed JK Place Paris. From the moment you walk into the hotel it feels different – like you’re truly walking into a private home. And in some ways, you are. There’s so much to love from the immaculate decor and attentive service to the perfect location and well-appointed rooms.
In this week’s Five Friday Finds from France you won’t find anything Valentine’s Day related, but Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s a real mix of finds this week, but there’s one that stands out and probably will for the rest of my life. It’s not a thing or an object, but rather an experience, and really a once-in-a-lifetime type experience at that.
Paris is a wonderful place to celebrate Valentine’s Day no matter if you’re celebrating with a partner, a group of friends, family, or just yourself. My perfect Valentine’s Day in Paris looks a lot like a perfect day in Paris in February. So whether you’re celebrating love or just love for Paris, read on to see how I’d spend the day.
I’ve been waiting for Cyril Lignac’s cocktail bar Dragon to open on Rue du Dragon on the Left Bank. It’s exactly what the neighborhood needs – a place to go for a craft cocktail that isn’t a hotel bar.