On first glance, life in Paris is on the lighter side of normal. But in digging just a little−really only scratching the surface−here’s what we learned the day after Thursday’s shooting (20 April) on Champ Élysées. An under-30 year-old manager of a high profile international (American designer) retail store on Rue Saint-Honoré said business was […]
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Originally posted November 29, 2013. Breaking Paris news! Our friend and Paris food expert extraordinaire David Lebovitz is running his next Chocolate & Gastronomy Tour from 31 March through 6 April. Debbie and I went on this great tour a couple of years ago, which included a fantastic TGV (200 mph) train trip to Switzerland, […]
Originally posted February 24, 2015. In a recent Washington Post interview, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo was asked, “You said you were going to sue Fox News over its allegations that there are “no-go” zones in France—areas where only Muslims can go. Aren’t there places in Paris where people are afraid to go?” Mayor Hidalgo responded, […]
Escargot at Chez George.
The #1 visitor destination in Paris is the magnificent Eiffel Tower. We are in Paris for two lengthy visits per year and are often at or near the Eiffel Tower, as many of our favorite restaurants are on Rue St. Dominique. As such, we have an excellent feel as to what to expect in terms […]