The New Paris Dispatch #4

    6 December 2017
    Claus petit dejeuner left bank Paris

    The New Paris Dispatch series brings you quick news updates from Paris in everything from food and shopping to culture and urban development. Claus takes breakfast to the left bank Claus: La Maison du Petit-Déjeuner has celebrated the art of the hearty breakfast for a number of years in the 1st arrondissement but now left-bankers can finally get their fix. Expect a brighter interior but all the same, well-executed specialities from eggs, pastries, fresh yogurts, fruit, greens, and coffees, in the Saint-Germain neighborhood. 2 rue Clément, 75006  Meet the Locals tour I’ve taken my fair share of walking tours, food tours, historical tours, and cultural tours all over France but rarely have they involved role playing. I recently had the opportunity to try out the Heroes of the French Revolution tour from Meet the Locals and found it a thoroughly enjoyable, clever, and engaging way to understand not only the context of a tumultuous period in French history but the figures that played a role in its outcome. I won’t give away the secrets of the tour but know that the walk unfolds through the lens of individual characters from the revolution (bonus: good for kids!). Thank you to Sophie, […]…

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  • La Grande Epicerie Paris Rive Droite

    The New Paris Dispatch #3

    Welcome to a new series bringing you quick news updates from Paris in everything from food and shopping to culture and urban development. LA GRANDE EPICERIE OPENS RIVE DROITE Well, don’t get excited, it’s…

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