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.CONTINUE READING
This week’s Five Friday Finds from France includes two cultural items, two food and drink items, and one future shopping and cultural event. If you know me, this sounds about right. I’m feeling pretty good about my museum count being at two for the first week of February – I need to keep up the pace. This week’s Five Friday Finds from France, in chronological order:CONTINUE READING
Hôtel de Lauzun is one of those mythical places you hear about in Paris – stunning, filled to the brim with history including former residents like Baudelaire, and almost impossible to get into and see. From the outside it looks like just about any other hôtel particulier on Île Saint-Louis, except for the wonderfully ornate dolphin-shaped gutters. But even then, there really isn’t an indication of how spectacular it is inside.CONTINUE READING
I think Valentine’s Day should be less about grand gestures and more about doing heartfelt things to honor the people you love, whether that’s a friend, a family member, a partner, or yourself – you should always include yourself on that list!
That being said, it’s still fun to receive gifts, and especially gifts from France. I think this list of Valentine’s Day gift ideas for Francophiles would make just about anyone smile. Check it out and see what you think!CONTINUE READING
I thought it would be a fun way to end each week from Five Friday Finds from France. Tongue twister anyone? My goal with this series is to keep it fun (someone needs to stop me with the ‘f’ words). So, without further ado, this weeks finds…CONTINUE READING