Category Archives: Our favorite spots

SEPTIME, delicious restaurant

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This restaurant has opened up within the last year and is truly a must try in the 11th. A pre-fixe 5 course ‘mystery’ menu at 55 euros is offered in this rustic and romantic, candle-lit ambiance. The staff is very … Continue reading

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L’Intention

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  Located in the very heart of historical Marais, steps away from Musee Picasso, this brand new restaurant is a true gem : chef Cédric Barbarat, trained at the Plaza Athénée, excels in a “neobistrot” seasonal cuisine  at very reasonable … Continue reading

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Brunch at Marcel

This past rainy Sunday, we had brunch at Marcel’s, on the corner of Ave Junot and the oh so cute and oh so chic, Villa Léandre.  We relished in buttery pancakes, an avocado/orange/beet/goat cheese salad, and perfect eggs benedict in … Continue reading

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THECHEEKY.COM

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While preparing our ‘real’ Christmas shopping list for you, we came across this very funny website, the ‘hub for the inappropriate gift market’.  Take a glance and get a good laugh! Coming very soon a list of 10 Christmas present … Continue reading

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New TACO SHOP by the hotel!

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A new taco shop, GUACAMOLE, has just popped up very close to the hotel.  Very authentic tacos (with actually spicy hot sauce!!) perfect for dinner or even for just a little snack– the restaurant is open from noon to 11 … Continue reading

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Our latest discovery, restaurant ‘VIVANT’

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This fairly new restaurant, VIVANT, by ‘tatted’ Pierre Jancou, is incredible.   Pierre comes to each table and speaks so eloquently about his food and wine, he makes you want to order everything!  The natural wine is perfectly paired and very … Continue reading

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Le Floréal

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A ten minute walk from the hotel, this hip bistro has recently opened in the bustling neighborhood of Goncourt.  The enticing menu ranges from burgers to seafood and a special ‘diet’ menu for those watching their lines.  They’ve succeeded their … Continue reading

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Grand Afternoon Wine Tasting at SPRING!

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The popular restaurant, Spring, offers a grand afternoon of wine tasting this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 4 pm.  Try 6 different wines with snack pairings from the kitchen for 60 euros per person.  For more details, click here.  Reservations … Continue reading

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La Tête dans les Olives

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Last night I was lucky enough to try the restaurant, La Tête dans les Olives, which is a tiny Italian specialty store that puts out a small table at night for dinner for up to six guests.  The cook explains … Continue reading

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Dîner sur péniche au Petit Bain

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Tout nouveaux, ouvert depuis le 6 juillet,  Le Petit Bain est un équipement culturel flottant avec resto pour dîner, concerts, jardins aquatique sur toit…. consultez la programmation ou allez dîner un soir du mercredi – dimanche.  Pour plus d’info A … Continue reading

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