26 June 2024

Wine Wednesday


A simple steak frites on a June afternoon.
 Tonton de la Butte
62 rue Caulaincourt 75018

Entrées (not shown):
Os à moelle
Terrine en croûte
Entrecôtes w/purée de pommes de terres; frites maison; Sauce Béarnaise

24 June 2024

Mocha Monday


 Coffee at a café-boulangerie on Place des Petits-Pères, affectionately named for the déchaussés (shoeless) priests who settled there in the 1600s.


20 June 2024

Point of view


Ground floor from above at the most visited book shop in Paris.

 Shakespeare and Company
 37 rue de la Bûcherie 75005

19 June 2024

Wine Wednesday

 Midweek apéro of charcuteries and cheeses from Spain and France separated by a vibrant red from Portugal.


18 June 2024

Terrace Tuesday

A favorite local café has been refreshed with a new look and new menu.

17 June 2024

14 June 2024

Favorite photos Friday

These chairs have become a metaphor for relaxed moments in Paris' magnificent parks and gardens.
Above: Three chairs (7/2015)
I will periodically repost selected photos that continue to receive a high # of views - BPJ

5 June 2024

Wine Wednesday

 A touch of Spain at a favorite food counter on the Left Bank.

Above: manchego cheese, jamón ibérico, a full-bodied Rioja.


La Grande Épicerie
 Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche



3 June 2024

Macaron Monday

Salted butter caramel, pistachio, rose. Still the best macarons in Paris.