17 October 2017

16 October 2017

Harvest parade

Montmartre's mad annual vendanges parade celebrates the fall wine harvest, with regions from all over France represented.

Below: one of several drum bands winding through streets

video

Here they come... Best results w/earphones
 

14 October 2017

Wine crawl

No shortage of cozy wine bars on the backside of the Palais-Royal in the 2nd arrondissement.

- Last week's most viewed post: "Flying pig" -

13 October 2017

Cheese please

To every season its cheese, and right now Paris fromageries are stocking up on Vacherin-Mont d'Or, so luscious and creamy that each is sold with its own wooden spoon for scooping.

Below: two exquisite goat's milk cheeses, one honey-coated then rolled in toasted crushed pistachios, the other teamed with avocado oil, pine nuts and whole pistachios

12 October 2017

Basketball court

Geometric lines and bright colors of a basketball court on a Pigalle back street.

10 October 2017

Céréal-isme

A friendly "cereal bar" complete with sofa and healthy (and not-so-healthy) choices lurks on a tiny street behind the Picasso Museum.

Céréaliste
10-12 rue des Coutures Saint-Gervais 75003