30 November 2016

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

25 November 2016

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 -

18 November 2016

Table for two

Just vacated table in passageway behind Le Procope restaurant, founded 1686, late at night.

16 November 2016

Meeting pointe

I liked the worn-out chairs and cartoonlike paintings above the sign of this rickety café in the old Les Halles district.

12 November 2016

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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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 I enjoyed at L'Avenue, a great venue for fashion spotting that gets packed at lunchtime.

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

3 November 2016

French onion soup

A simple workers' after-market soup utilizing leftovers and meat stock, soupe à l'oignon traveled outside of France's borders 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