30 November 2016

Angel of rue Turbigo


  This colossal angel on a building on rue Turbigo spans three floors.

29 November 2016

Hand in glove


View from inside a shop that specializes in gloves.

JB Guanti
59 rue de Rennes 75006

28 November 2016

Inspiring words


"The world is yours" written uncharacteristically atop Paris' Odéon-Théâtre. 
 
(click to enlarge)

25 November 2016

Thanksgiving toast


Pre-Thanksgiving toast of champagne cocktails in the bar at the Hotel Meurice.
 
- Happy Thanksgiving -

24 November 2016

Three toques


Cooks and staff partake of an early lunch before customers begin to arrive, a daily ritual in Paris restaurants.

- Happy Thanksgiving 2016 -

21 November 2016

18 November 2016

Table for two


Just vacated table in passageway behind Le Procope restaurant, late at night.

16 November 2016

Meeting pointe


Worn-out chairs and cartoonlike paintings at a rickety café in the old Les Halles district.

14 November 2016

12 November 2016

Paris Photo 2016


This year's photography exhibitors exceed expectations.

PARIS PHOTO 2016 
Grand Palais
3 avenue du Général Eisenhower 75008

Ends Sunday November 13

11 November 2016

Teas and spices


Teas and spices on display at Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet.

35 Boulevard Haussman 75009

10 November 2016

Steel sensation


Art / cultural center Louis Vuitton Foundation is a Frank Gehry architectural wonder. 
Now showing: Icons of Modern Art - The Shchukin Collection.

8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi 75016

9 November 2016

Tis the season


Mushroom season is still in full force at Paris markets, with as many ways to prepare them as there are varieties.

8 November 2016

End to the day


A Montmartre café packs it in for the night.

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- Thanksgiving in Burgundy 2016 -
 
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7 November 2016

5 November 2016

Lobster lunch


As we go into the weekend I couldn't resist posting a photo of the just-in-from-Brittany lobster at this great venue for fashion spotting that gets packed at lunchtime.

L'Avenue
41 Avenue Montaigne 75008 
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- "I like oysters, lobsters too..." Hold Tight, Andrews Sisters -

4 November 2016

3 November 2016

French onion soup


A simple workers' after-market soup that utilizes leftovers and meat stock, soupe à l'oignon traveled outside of the French border to become a gourmet sensation.

2 November 2016

Bar of sighs


It was from this terrace crooner Jacques Brel would sit every day looking with longing at a certain window across the street.

Au Rêve
89 rue Caulaincourt 75018

1 November 2016