Category Archives: Our favorite spots

Outdoor dancing at the Quai de Jussieu

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Such a festive and joyful vibe at the Quai de Jussieu, right in front of the Institut du Monde Arabe. On summer nights, the townhall arranges dancing areas with classic rock’n’roll music, salsa or tango for all the amateurs to … Continue reading

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Ave Maria

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If you are looking for a cool place to go at night to find an international crowd, you have to make your way to Ave Maria. A lovely small bar/restaurant close to all the commotion in Oberkampf, with mainly Spaniards behind the bar … Continue reading

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Chez Philou

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The discret restaurant Chez Philou is a little Gem of the 10th arrondissement. They have a menu that changes everyday according to what the chef finds at the market.  Don’t miss out on Philou, it’s very tasty and it’s right … Continue reading

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Pierre Sang

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A restaurant run by a young chef called Pierre Sang, who was a finalist in the show “top chef” 2011, a national cooking competition. He is located on the buzzing rue Oberkampf and takes no reservations. Everyday the place is … Continue reading

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El cartel ocho – Mezcaleria in the Marais

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Cartel Ocho, the Mezcaleria that looks like any other in Mexico City, is a non pretentious fun bar in the Marais near the Pompidou center. It’s held by two Mexican girls who are happy to share their knowledge about Mezcal … Continue reading

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INARO- cool wine bar

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Inaro= to cultivate (good things). This NEW wine bar has a beautiful, simple and modern decoration with two owners that take the time to thoroughly and proudly explain all their choices in wine lists and food selections.  The wine selection … Continue reading

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American Kitchen

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Yesterday, I was having one of those bad days and while I was out to drink a few brew-skies, instead I found solace in a good ol’ vanilla milkshake at American Kitchen.  This new American diner is behind the hotel … Continue reading

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I piccoli cugini

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Great news! This pizzeria is very good, especially the pizze bianche, it has a little terrasse that’s quite enjoyable, it’s only a 3 minute walk from the hotel AND it’s open every day!!!! This place is the little cousin of … Continue reading

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L’Office- Resto 9ème

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A twenty minute walk from the hotel is the wonderful restaurant, L’Office, in the 9th.  The head chef is a New Yorker, Kevin O’Donnell and the patrons are mixed with fellow Americans and local neighborhood Parisians.  The decor is very … Continue reading

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Safety in numbers

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The 104 is one of the newest, most interesting and less known art spaces in Paris. Its name comes from the address where it’s located, the 104 rue d’Aubervilliers, 75019. And even though it’s an old tanatorium, it’s really alive … Continue reading

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